Michael Jordan Jokes That 6 NBA Championships Is Tougher Than Player Streaks

Michael Jordan Jokes That 6 NBA Championships Is Tougher Than Player Streaks

Harden's streak is the longest since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976-77, though Chamberlain holds the all-time record with 65 consecutive 30-point games during the 1961-62 season.

Both players will be in Charlotte this weekend for the All-Star game.

The All-Star game will be played on Sunday (Monday morning, Philippine Time) - Jordan's 56th birthday.

Western Conference All-Stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook have been putting up video game numbers all season long, and each player is now on a historic streak of production.

All joking aside, Jordan lauded the players for their accomplishments and said it shows how much talent the National Basketball Association has.

Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan, flashing a big grin: "Which is harder from the player's standpoint?"

On Tuesday, Jordan sounded a decidedly different note. As a team owner, Jordan is now more invested in that success than ever before, and he's apparently not above letting people know that he had more than a little something to do with it in his own right.

Added James Jordan: "I think when it's all over, he will sit back and relax and maybe smoke a cigar and say 'that was a great event, ' and just be really proud of himself that he made it happen".

Which is harder from a player's perspective?

"It's an illustration of the type of players we are trying to draft and grow from within", Jordan said. "Six championships, by all means", Jordan said at a press conference on Tuesday.

The connective thread between Jordan's 2009 remarks and those he offered at the news conference was a clear appreciation for players who have helped the National Basketball Association become such a successful enterprise.