SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - -Humble and reflective earlier in the day, Michael Jordan showed once again Friday night why his competitive fire never will be extinguished as he officially entered the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
Jordan basically trash-talked his way through his acceptance speech, thanking all those slights - real and perceived - for adding "wood to the fire" and motivating him during his unparalleled career.
He then closed with a tantalizing thought.
"One time you might look up and see me playing the game at 50," Jordan said, drawing chuckles. "Oh, don't laugh. Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an...