Michael Jordan, Basketball
Michael Jordan wasn’t someone who necessarily enjoyed giving the writers a great soundbyte. He wasn’t someone who wanted to use his mouth to entertain his fans or put on a show. Instead, when it came to the use of trash talk, Michael Jordan could best be described as a “cerebral assassin.” The things he said, the way he said it, and the timing in which it was said, all had one singular purpose: to vanquish anyone in the way of him leading his team to victory. His trash talk was methodical, brutal, and most of all: ruthlessly effective.