Finding Jordan's heir no slam dunk in NBA

So who will fill Michael's shoes in the marketplace? A look at whose stock is rising and falling.

Updated: February 9, 2001, 9:07 AM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

Just in case you weren't paying attention, the NBA is still searching for the next "air" to the throne. Yes, three years into the post-Jordan era, the league has yet to find the one go-to-guy who can fill every arena on the road and sell every inch of space to a corporate sponsor.

IMG's Merle Scott, Toronto Raptor forward Vince Carter's agent, likens what the NBA is trying to do to the passing of a torch. But, as Scott, said, "this ain't the torch they pass on in the Olympics." Rather, ...

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