It was more than a little startling to hear Sam Vincent go so explicitly on record about the work habits of Charlotte Bobcat owner Michael Jordan. Sure, we've mined this territory since the outset of Jordan's tenure as an owner; he surrounds himself with yes men, and he tends to give short shrift to the work behind his personnel choices. But not only was Vincent Jordan's former teammate on the Chicago Bulls, he was one of MJ's biggest hires (and, eventually, fires) as Bobcat boss. And it's rare to hear an ex-employee, still probably trying to acquire the same job with a different team, speak so candidly.
Vincent didn't hold back, though, in his appraisal of Jordan. From the Washington Post:
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