Hey, Birthday Boy: Please Stay Away

CBS Sports

Don't do it, Michael. Perhaps we're all a bit curious about your game at 50, but only to a point. We'd like to remember the great Michael Jordan in his prime.

Jordan has been back in the news this All-Star weekend, from a series of birthday tributes to the inevitable comparisons to LeBron James. Friends say it's killing him to be out of the game, away from the competition he so fiercely dominated. Reports suggest he's in great physical condition, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, the gifted rookie forward of the Charlotte Bobcats, told reporters that he recently lost a one-on-one game to Jordan, who owns that team.

"It was hard for me," Kidd-Gilchrist told USA Today. "He's the greatest man that ever played the game. Oh, yeah. He's good."

We're even hearing reports...

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