MICHAEL JORDAN
Michael’s Quick Stats
• Name: Michael Jeffrey Jordan
Date of Birth: February 17, 1963
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, NY
Marital...
About His LifeAbout His Life
 Michael Jordan, the best known athlete inMichael Jordan, the best known athlete in
the worl...
 He finished his first season (1984-1985) as one of theHe finished his first season (1984-1985) as one of the
top scorers...
His LifeHis Life
 Stating that he had lost his desire to play professional basketball, Jordan
announced his retirement pr...
Michael Jordan Gear
Michael’s Personal Facts
• Joined the Washington Wizards as President of Basketball Operations on 1/19/00 and resigned
tha...
 Five-time NBA Most Valuable Player (1987-88, 1990-91, 1991-92,
1995-96, 1997-98)
 Ten-time All-NBA First Team selection...
Career HighlightsCareer Highlights
 Holds the NBA Finals record for highest single-series scoring average (41.0 ppg in 19...
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  1. 1. MICHAEL JORDAN
  2. 2. Michael’s Quick Stats • Name: Michael Jeffrey Jordan Date of Birth: February 17, 1963 Place of Birth: Brooklyn, NY Marital Status: Married Height: 6'6" - - - Weight: 195 Eyes: Brown - - - Hair: None
  3. 3. About His LifeAbout His Life  Michael Jordan, the best known athlete inMichael Jordan, the best known athlete in the world, is a leading scorer in the Nationalthe world, is a leading scorer in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who led theBasketball Association (NBA), who led the Chicago Bulls to many recent NBAChicago Bulls to many recent NBA championships.championships.  He led the Chicago Bulls to their first NBAHe led the Chicago Bulls to their first NBA championship title in 1991; with Jordan, thechampionship title in 1991; with Jordan, the Bulls won again in 1992 and 1993. InBulls won again in 1992 and 1993. In addition to his three league Most Valuableaddition to his three league Most Valuable Player awards (1988, 1991, 1992), JordanPlayer awards (1988, 1991, 1992), Jordan won the All-Star game MVP award twicewon the All-Star game MVP award twice (1988, 1996) and a record three-(1988, 1996) and a record three- consecutive NBA championship series MVPconsecutive NBA championship series MVP awards (1991-1993). Jordan was also aawards (1991-1993). Jordan was also a member of the United States Olympicmember of the United States Olympic basketball team, known as the Dreambasketball team, known as the Dream Team, that captured the gold medal at theTeam, that captured the gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
  4. 4.  He finished his first season (1984-1985) as one of theHe finished his first season (1984-1985) as one of the top scorers in the league, with an average of 28.2 pointstop scorers in the league, with an average of 28.2 points per game. He was also named rookie of the year andper game. He was also named rookie of the year and made the first of his nine All-Star game appearances.made the first of his nine All-Star game appearances.  He led the NBA in scoring for seven consecutiveHe led the NBA in scoring for seven consecutive seasons (1987-1993), tying Chamberlain's record, andseasons (1987-1993), tying Chamberlain's record, and averaged more than 30 points per game in each season.averaged more than 30 points per game in each season. He also became the Bulls' all-time leading scorer and setHe also became the Bulls' all-time leading scorer and set numerous scoring records, including most points in anumerous scoring records, including most points in a playoff game (63 points against the Boston Celtics inplayoff game (63 points against the Boston Celtics in 1986); and highest scoring average for an NBA1986); and highest scoring average for an NBA championship series (41 points per game in the 1993championship series (41 points per game in the 1993 NBA finals).NBA finals).
  5. 5. His LifeHis Life  Stating that he had lost his desire to play professional basketball, Jordan announced his retirement prior to the 1993-1994 season. Initially noted for his scoring, his tenacious defensive play had made him one of the greatest all-around basketball players in NBA history. He had also become a worldwide celebrity due to his success in the NBA and the Olympics, and his numerous commercial endorsements.  Early in 1994 Jordan returned to professional sports, this time as a baseball player. He signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox of the American League (AL), reported to spring training, and was assigned to the team's minor league system. Jordan ended his retirement from professional basketball by rejoining the Bulls near the end of the 1994-1995 NBA regular season. In the 1995-1996 season he enjoyed another great year, leading the NBA in scoring with 30.4 points per game and being named league MVP. Finishing with 72 victories, and they went on to win the NBA championship title. Jordan was named MVP of the NBA finals, becoming the first player to earn the honor four times.
  6. 6. Michael Jordan Gear
  7. 7. Michael’s Personal Facts • Joined the Washington Wizards as President of Basketball Operations on 1/19/00 and resigned that position on 9/25/01 to sign a player contract with the Wizards • Established the Jordan Family Institute at the University of North Carolina • Member of the board of America's Promise and has been involved with the United Negro College Fund, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Special Olympics • Partners with several corporations and has a line of JORDAN athletic shoes and apparel for Nike, and the widely successful Jordan-brand (line of colognes) by Bijan • Involved in several restaurant ventures and serves on the corporate boards of Oakley and Divine InterVentures • Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Chicago White Sox organization on 2/7/94 • Always wore his University of North Carolina shorts under his Bulls uniform for good luck • Starred in the movie "Space Jam" and hosted "Saturday Night Live" on 9/28/91 • Received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina in 1986 • He and his wife Juanita, have two sons, Jeffrey and Marcus, and a daughter, Jasmine .
  8. 8.  Five-time NBA Most Valuable Player (1987-88, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1995-96, 1997-98)  Ten-time All-NBA First Team selection (1986-87 to 1992-93, 1995-96 to 1997-98)  Selected in 1996 as one of the "50 Greatest Players in NBA History"  A member of six Chicago Bulls NBA championship teams (1990- 91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1996-97 and 1997-98)  The 1987-88 NBA Defensive Player of the Year and record nine- time NBA All-Defensive First Team selection (1987-88 to 1992-93, 1995-96 to 1997-98)  Holds the NBA record for most consecutive games scoring in double-digits (842)  Holds the NBA record for most seasons leading the league in field- goals made (10) and attempted (10)  Led the NBA in steals in 1987-88 (3.16 spg), 1989-90 (2.77 spg) and 1992-93 (2.83 spg)  Holds the NBA single-game records for most free-throws made in one half (20 against the Miami Heat on 12/30/92) and most most free-throws attempted in one half (23 in the same game)
  9. 9. Career HighlightsCareer Highlights  Holds the NBA Finals record for highest single-series scoring average (41.0 ppg in 1993)Holds the NBA Finals record for highest single-series scoring average (41.0 ppg in 1993)  Holds the NBA Playoffs record for highest career scoring average (33.4 ppg)Holds the NBA Playoffs record for highest career scoring average (33.4 ppg)  Established an NBA Playoffs record with 63 points against the Boston Celtics on 5/20/86Established an NBA Playoffs record with 63 points against the Boston Celtics on 5/20/86  Recorded two playoff career triple-doubles, both against the New York Knicks (5/9/89 andRecorded two playoff career triple-doubles, both against the New York Knicks (5/9/89 and 6/2/93)6/2/93)  Participated in 13 NBA All-Star Games (1985, 1987-1993, 1996-98, 2002-03), starting 13Participated in 13 NBA All-Star Games (1985, 1987-1993, 1996-98, 2002-03), starting 13 times, and missed another due to injurytimes, and missed another due to injury  All-time NBA All-Star Game leader in steals (35) and ranks second in field-goal attemptsAll-time NBA All-Star Game leader in steals (35) and ranks second in field-goal attempts (206), third in points (242), fourth in scoring average (20.2 ppg), and eighth in assists (52)(206), third in points (242), fourth in scoring average (20.2 ppg), and eighth in assists (52)  Notched the first triple-double in All-Star Game history, with 14 points, 11 rebounds and 11Notched the first triple-double in All-Star Game history, with 14 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, in the 1997 NBA All-Star Game in Clevelandassists, in the 1997 NBA All-Star Game in Cleveland  Won the Slam Dunk Contest in 1987 and 1988, also participating in 1985Won the Slam Dunk Contest in 1987 and 1988, also participating in 1985  Returned from retirement against the Indiana Pacers on 3/19/95 and posted 19 points, sixReturned from retirement against the Indiana Pacers on 3/19/95 and posted 19 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals in 43 minutesrebounds, six assists and three steals in 43 minutes

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