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Archive for November 2008

Awards

November 26, 2008

Olympic Gold Medal: 1984, 1992 NBA Champion: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 NCAA National Championship: 1982 NBA MVP: 1987/88, 1990/91, 1991/92, 1995/96, 1997/98 NBA Finals MVP: 1990/91, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1997/98 NBA Leading Scorer: 1986/87, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1989/90, 1990/91, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1997/98 All-NBA First Team: 1986/87, 1987/88, 1988/89, 1989/90, 1990/91, 1991/92, […]

Greatness

November 26, 2008

Jordan’s individual accolades and accomplishments include five MVP awards, ten All-NBA First Team designations, nine All-Defensive First Team honors, fourteen NBA All-Star Game appearances and three All-Star MVP, ten scoring titles, three steals titles, six NBA Finals MVP awards, and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. He holds the NBA record for […]

Early years

November 26, 2008

Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Deloris (née Peoples), who worked in banking, James R. Jordan, Sr., an equipment supervisor. His family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, when he was a toddler. Jordan attended Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, where he anchored his athletic career by playing baseball, football, […]

By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time

November 26, 2008

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player and active businessman. His biography on the National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, “By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.”[1] Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation, and was instrumental in […]