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Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan was a hard working, dedicated, competitive athlete.

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Born:

  • Michael was born on February 17,1963 in Brooklyn, New York.


Important Events

  • Member of the 1982 NCAA champion North Carolina Tar Heels, scoring the final winning basket as a freshman.
  • Winning the NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls three years in a row.
  • Winning the Olympic gold medal in 1984 and 1992 in basketball.

"Did you know..." Facts

  • Did you know that Michael Jordan didn't make the Varsity team his first year in high school but became the best basketball player in the world?
  • Did you know that Michael Jordan's dad made a basketball court in their backyard? Michael and his older brother, Larry, played all the time and Larry always beat Michael early on?
  • Did you know that, in 1994, Michael Jordan quit basketball to play baseball for the Chicago White Sox?

What I think about Michael Jordan

I think Michael Jordan is successful because he always tries his hardest and

uses his team to play basketball. I also think he is a great player who never gives up. I think he is the best
basketball player in the world. Overall I think Michael will be successful his whole life.

Important People in Michael Jordan's Life

  • Mom (Deloris) and Dad (James)
  • Brother (Larry)
  • Coach Phil Jackson of the Chicago Bulls
  • Coach Dean Smith of the North Carolina Tar Heels

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