Who is your favorite Favorite Athlete(s)?

#1 Edited by bowchicka07 (1069 posts) -

Michael Jordan is mine. I got the privilege of watching him win all 6 of his NBA championships growing up.

The Chicago Bulls were the epitome of NBA basketball in the 90's and Jordan was the soul reason why. Yes

it helped that he had a great supporting cast and probably the greatest NBA coach of all time. Regardless,

Jordan's will to win was second to none. This video was just a quick illustration of that. Jordan was on the 1989 dream team in which went down in history as

the greatest NBA team of all time and where Magic and Bird realized there was a new sheriff in town and they

had to relinquish the throne.

Jordan's resume includes:

There hasn't been a discussion about the greatest NBA player of all time not involving Jordan in a long time.

My honorable mention would be Bo Jackson. Only athlete to be named an All-Star in 2 major American sports.

He was a powerhouse of a running back and a strong slugger and good all around defensive player.

He probably would have been good at anything he did though.

So who is your favorite athlete and why GS?

#2 Edited by elkoldo (916 posts) -

Xavier "Xavi" Hernandez ; Barca's captain.I'm hunting the day when he becomes Barca's head coach.

#3 Posted by 4myAmuzumament (1743 posts) -

1. MJ

2. Emmitt Smith

3. Troy Aikman

4. Deion Sanders

5. Dirk Nowitzki

6. Shaq

7. LeBron James

8. Zlatan ibrahimovic

9. Roger Federer (such finesse)

10. Kevin Durant

#4 Posted by roulettethedog (10927 posts) -

Anyone playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Vikings, or the Minnesota Twins.

#5 Posted by Master_Live (13622 posts) -

Derek Jeter.

#6 Posted by BigBadBully (558 posts) -

1. Art Monk, WR (most of his career was with the Redskins, won 3 super bowls, 15 years in the NFL). He was the ultimate pro on/off the field, let his playing do the talking. Incredible hands, he was a reception machine before Jerry Rice. Art Monk was also a beast in Super Tecmo Bowl. Just pains me to watch the nfl wr's nowadays with the diva/flashy attitudes. Art Monk just out classed everybody.

#7 Posted by Zombiekiller360 (355 posts) -

1.) Lionel Messi

2.) Drew Doughty

3.) Cristiano Ronaldo

#8 Posted by mojoreb (34 posts) -

LeBron James. The King man

#9 Edited by mattykovax (22693 posts) -

All time Jerry Rice and Rodney Harrison, currently playing Dustin Pedroia and Vince Wilfork.

#10 Posted by teske4444 (34 posts) -

Friendly Freeman, living the hug life.

#11 Edited by The-Apostle (12108 posts) -
  1. Shawn Michaels
  2. Rey Mysterio
  3. Aaron Rodgers
  4. Clay Matthews
  5. Jordy Nelson
  6. Brett Favre
  7. Edgar Bennett
  8. Randall Cobb
  9. Kevin Greene
  10. Magic Johnson
  11. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  12. James Worthy
  13. Teemu Salanne

And many more.

#12 Edited by LittleMac19 (1638 posts) -

1. Emmitt Smith

2. Tony Dorsett

3. Dirk Nowitzski

4. Magic Johnson

5. Mike Modano

6. Wayne Gretzky

7. Nolan Ryan

8. Ivan Rodriguez

9. Serena Williams

10. Venus Williams

#13 Posted by yokofox33 (28955 posts) -

NFL and College Football: Mark Brunell, Jimmy Smith, Fred Taylor, Maurice Jones-Drew, Jameis Winston

Basketball: Chris Bosh, Dirk Nowitzki

Baseball: Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez

Hockey: Nick Bjugstad, John Vanbiesbrouck, Eric Gudbranson

#14 Posted by Ballroompirate (21676 posts) -
  1. Brett Favre
  2. Lebron James
  3. Aaron Rodgers
  4. Kurt Warner
  5. Patrick Roy
  6. Calvin Johnson
  7. Peyton Manning
  8. Michael Jordan
  9. Chris Bosh
  10. Russell Wilson
#16 Edited by johnd13 (7803 posts) -

Raul Gonzalez Blanco. He used to play for Real Madrid, captain and top scorer. I'm so sad he's not young anymore - I spent my childhood cheering for him and trying to be like him.

Roger Federer is another athlete I always admired.

#17 Edited by Braun_Roid_Rage (704 posts) -

@mojoreb said:

LeBron James. The King man

The king of flop

my favs in no order

Jason Witten
J Kidd
C Barkley
Nolan Ryan
Ivan Rodriguez
Juan Gonzalez
Michael Young
Deion Sanders
Roger Staubach
Darren Woodson
Don Meredith
Emmitt Smith
Michael Irvin
D Ware
Larry Allen
Randy White
Tony Dorsett
Troy Aikman
Bob Lilly
P Manning

#18 Edited by 187umKILLAH (1334 posts) -

My favourite athletes consist of boxers, wrestlers, K-1 fighters and UFC fighters.

  • Mike Tyson
  • David Tua
  • Jake 'the snake' Roberts
  • Demolition (Tag team - Axe and Smash)
  • Kurrgan the Interrogator (He played that ugly giant dude in the movie 300 too)
  • Ray Sefo
  • Badr Hari
  • Ruslan Karaev
  • Ken Shamrock
  • Dan Severn
  • Chuck Liddell
#19 Posted by Blueresident87 (5195 posts) -

Larry Bird and Anthony Munoz

Anybody who currently wears the stripes of the Cincinnati Bengals

#20 Posted by The_Last_Ride (69027 posts) -

Do i need to say more?

Also Michael Jordan is up there with him

#21 Edited by CWEBB04z (4524 posts) -
  • Chris Webber
  • Mike bibby
  • Peja Stoijackovic
  • Chipper Jones
  • Tom Glavine
  • Patrick Kerney
  • Jason Heyward
#22 Edited by mjorh (612 posts) -

Michael Owen !

#23 Posted by hoosier7 (3686 posts) -

Theirry Henry not only an incredible player but did it all with style.

#24 Edited by byof_america (1335 posts) -

<==== Jared Allen because his manliness

Adrian Peterson because he's freakin' Adrian Peterson

Randy Johnson

Anthony Marshall because he's like a hometown hero except he hasn't quite made it big yet.

#25 Posted by The-Apostle (12108 posts) -

Add Eddie Lacy and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to my list.

#26 Posted by ChiefvsGordon (1085 posts) -

Bo Jackson

#27 Posted by GotFiveRings (375 posts) -

@The-Apostle: Why is Clinton-Penis one of your favorites already? The dude hasn't even played a down yet. You just fucked his career, you jinx.

#28 Posted by udUbdaWgz1 (464 posts) -

current? lebron, ez. unlike, jordan, he is a gifted passer and could play pro football right now.

btw, anybody who's ever talked about tiger as being an athlete should kill themselves.

#29 Posted by yokofox33 (28955 posts) -

I bought a Bosh jersey. He's my favorite person ever now.