Would Michael Jordan Be Just as Physically Dominant in Today’s NBA?

How much has the performance of elite athletes improved in the past 30 years?

Daniel Hopper
Mar 30 · 10 min read
Lebron James, Michael Jordan, Usain Bolt. Are athletes more athletic?
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here is a popular narrative among some modern sports followers (mostly LeBron James fans) that athletes are far more athletic now than they were 20 or 30 years ago.