Clyd Drexler was one of many opposing players depicted as an arch-rival to Michael Jordan in the final few episodes of “The Last Dance.”
Jordan says he was “offended” when the media compared him to Drexler, so naturally, Clyde is firing back with shots of his own.
“That’s Michael’s documentary so obviously it’s going to be from his perspective,” Drexler said on a recent interview with the “The A-Team” on SportsTalk 790.
“Everybody is entitled to their own opinion. A lot of times guys didn’t like each other from other teams, but as you get older, you’ve got to get beyond all of that and show some love and some respect for the people you played with and against.”
Drexler then appeared to hit back at Jordan, taking aim at the Bulls legend for scoring a bunch of points.
“This is a team game, it’s not one guy. You can have 50 points and 40 rebounds but if you lose, are you less of a player than anybody on the other team? No, it’s a team game.
“So I hate when people act like it’s an individual competition. I didn’t take 35 shots and get 20 free throws a night, so I wasn’t going to score 40 points a night.”
That sounds like he was calling Jordan a ball hog during his time in the league.
Drexler’s Blazers lost to Jordan’s Bulls in the 1992 NBA Finals, but he would ultimately stand on top of the NBA world as a member of the Houston Rockets in 1995.