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Sam Bowie doesn't ask 'what if?'

There's more to him than broken bones and Michael Jordan

Updated: December 20, 2012, 5:51 PM ET
By Tom Friend | ESPN.com

Marcus Bowie, the 12-year-old son of Sam, recently Googled his father. The name Michael Jordan came up. The name Greg Oden came up. The word "bust" exploded up.

He asked his father what it all meant. So Sam Bowie launched into the story that never ends, the story that came full circle in 2007, the story that the Internet has only half right.

In the past, Sam would have let this all go, would have never felt the need to explain himself. He has always ignored the argument ...

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