Michael Jordan turns 50

LeBron wishes MJ happy birthday

Published On: Feb 17 2013 02:31:48 PM EST
MIAMI -

Heat star LeBron James paid tribute to Michael Jordan on Sunday.

The Bulls legend turned 50.

LeBron posted a picture of himself with Jordan and tweeted, "Happy 50th MJ! U inspired a kid from Akron Ohio without you even knowing.  All by just playing the game you loved.  I appreciate what u did for the game and don't take it for granted! #GOAT."

LeBron calling Jordan the "greatest of all time."

James will be a starter for the Eastern Conference All-Stars.