Still, we’ve always taken these stories with a grain of salt. What 6-foot-6 guard/forward in the last 20 years hasn’t used Jordan as an inspiration for his game? Of course there are going to be similarities.
Heck, Gatorade built an entire ad campaign around guys who "wanna be like Mike."
Then we saw this YouTube mashup by Youssef Hannoun (the third and final in a series . . . the others are below) and, well, the resemblance is uncanny.
Watch for yourself:
And here’s the first in the series:
And the second:
What do you think? Us? We’re drinking the Gatorade.