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  1. 1. CAREER POINT UNIVERSITY Gagan Vijay’s Presentation K11791 1ST SEM(EE) SUBMITTED TO MISS. PALLAVI KHANNA A.P. ENGLISH DEPARTMENT The Biography oF Michael Jordan
  2. 2. Why Michael Jordan?  He is an interesting sport star.  I enjoy playing basketball.
  3. 3. Childh d  Michael Jordan was born on February 17,1963 in Brooklyn, New York.  Before he reached his first birthday his parents: James and Deloris moved the family to Wilmington, where Michael’s father built a basketball court in the backyard of the new house in Wilmington.  Michael Jordan had two brothers –Larry and James and two sisters – Delores and Roslyn.  As a child he played three different sports: football, basketball and baseball.
  4. 4. College Career  Michael Jordan’s basketball skills in high school drew the attention of University of North Carolina coaches. The coaches made sure that Jordan attended Dean Smith’s basketball camp in 1980.  Dean Smith was so impressed with Jordan that he offered him a scholarship.  This meant that Jordan didn’t have to pay any college fees.
  5. 5.  In 1984, Michael Jordan joined a team called the ‘Chicago Bulls’.  He was the best player on the team and averaged over 37 points each game!  Michael helped the to win their third championship in a row.
  6. 6. Career  He retired from basketball in 1933, just 62 days after his father was shot during a robbery!  Jordan was very close to his dad so this was a particularly difficult time for him.  Then he decided that he wanted to try baseball because it was his father’s favourite sport.
  7. 7. Baseball Career  Michael Jordan signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox and played professional baseball for one year.  In 1995 he returned to basketball and played with the Chicago Bulls again. • They won their fourth title on father’s day and Jordan dedicated the championship to his father.
  8. 8. 2nd Career  In 1998, Jordan retired from basketball for a second time – this time for 3 years!  Maybe he decided he was too young to retire so he then joined a basketball team called the Washington Wizards.  He played for two years and then he truly ended his basketball career.
  9. 9. MOVIE FOR GIVING HIM RESPECT.
  10. 10.  Jordan signed many contracts with companies such as Nike, Mc Donald’s and Gatorade (a popular sports drink).  He designed his own runners called ‘Air Jordan’ that made millions of Dollars for Nike and himself.  The runners had a logo with Jordan jumping in the air with a basketball in his hand.
  11. 11. ACHIEVEMENTS THESE ARE THE GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF MJ
  12. 12. Olympic Hero  Jordan also competed at Olympic Level!  He played on the USA Olympic team in two different Olympic Games (1984 in L.A and 1992 in Barcelona)  They won the Gold medal very easily both times.
  13. 13.  The runners were called ‘Air Jordan’ because people were saying that he could fly through the air.He could stay upto 3 seconds in air.
  14. 14. Personal Life  In 1989 Jordan married his girlfriend and the couple had three children: Jeffrey, Marcus and Jasmine.  Unfortunately in 2006 after 17 years together, they got divorced.
  15. 15. Where is he now?  He remarried earlier this year in Florida at a big wedding surrounded by many celebrity friends.  He still earns $80 MILLION every year and is one of the most highly paid athletes in the world.  He gets the money from Nike, Gatorade, Hanes, Upperdeck and 2K sports.  He also owns a few restaurants, a car dealership, a motorsports team and a basketball team called the charlotte wizards.
  16. 16. “Home ground” of MICHAEL JORDAN where he shoots 100% of 3 POINTERS. “23” Main gate of MICHAEL JORDAN’S home.
  17. 17.  Thanks for watching my presentation   I hope you after this you will like Michael Jordan and I hope you enjoyed listening.

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