We found LeBron’s super-cool wallpaper
by Chris Chase, USA TODAY Sports
LeBron James told Sports Illustrated he has a Photoshopped image of Michael Jordan guarding him as the screensaver on his phone.
After some in-depth sleuthing (typing “LeBron Jordan Photoshop” into Google Image Search), we’re fairly confident we found the picture LeBron has been using; that is, unless LeBron is a closet Photoshopper and made one himself. They probably would have included that tidbit in the Samsung Galaxy Note II commercial, though.
Via Richard Deistch:
“[James] revealed on Wednesday that the screensaver of his phone is a Photoshop image of himself handling the ball while guarded by Michael Jordan in his prime. ‘Jordan was my superhero growing up,’ James said. ‘He was the guy I feel helped me get to where I am today. As a competitor, who would not want to go against the best?’”
One day, that background is going to get old. There’s only so long you can stare at the picture before you realize LeBron’s right leg looks atrophied, MJ is guarding LeBron by staring at his left forearm and they’re both wearing road jerseys.
With that thought in mind, and in the spirit of LeBron’s desire to be reminded of playing the best, we offer a replacement background for a rainy day.… [For more on We think we found LeBron's super-cool Michael Jordan wallpaper, click here.]