Larry Hughes, a former NBA player, had the unique opportunity to play with both Michael Jordan and LeBron James. In an interview, he noted that while both players pushed their teammates, they had different approaches. Hughes described Jordan as being aggressive with trash talk and using body language to get his point across, while James made comments in a joking fashion. Hughes' experience shows that there is not a single way to motivate teammates, as long as the approach connects with them at an intimate level. Both Jordan and James were able to bring out the best in their teammates and help them perform at their highest potential.