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Transcript of Michael Jordan
3-20-13 The Early Life of Michael Jordan Born in Brooklyn, New York Deloris (née Peoples) James R. Jordan, Sr. Mother: Deloris (née Peoples), worked in banking
Father: James R. Jordan, Sr., worked as a equipment manager
One of five children
Father and Mother both instilled valuable life skills in Michael Moved to Wilmington, North Carolina as a Toddler Attended Emsley A. Laney High School
Tried out for Varsity Sophmore Year
Height 5'11"; Harvest Leroy Smith tall enough
Laney's Junior Varsity Squad
Made Varsity Roster Junior year
Averaged 20-points per game both years
Selected to the McDonald's All-American Team One of Jordan's
first jerseys. Earned a Basketball Scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill played under head coach Dean Smith
First season in NCAA: top rookie of the year (Atlantic Coast Conference)
Game winning point against Georgetown
In North Carolina, averaged: 17.7 ppg on 54% shooting, 5.0 rpg
won Naismith and the Wooden College Player of the Year awards in 1984
left College to join NBA
Returned to complete his degree in 1986 The Legend in Action The Legend Michael Jordan left more than a footprint.
He left a legacy.
His agility. His movements. His way of making the game so much more than a win or a lose.
This kind of sportsmanship only appears in one in a million players.
Jordan's dedication is what makes him far superior than the rest.
It's what makes him a legend. NBA city in Universal Studios, Florida.
Above is Michael Jordan's statue. Introduction How was he discovered? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? His skills in NCAA
Drafted into Chicago Bulls in 1984 Who is Michael Jordan anyway? A professional Basketball player for the NBA.
Best player in the NBA.
Seen on T.V., and Jordan shoes Born in Brooklyn, NY moved to Wilmington NC as a toddler Got a basketball scholarship at the University of Carolina in Chapel Hill Awards and Accomplishments First player since Wilt Chamberlain to score
3,000 points in a single season Six-time NBA champion (1991-93, 1996-98); MVP (1988, '91, '92, '96, '98); 10-time All-NBA First Team (1987-93, 1996-98); All-NBA Second Team (1985); Defensive Player of the Year (1988); Nine-time All-Defensive First Team (1988-93, 1996-98); Rookie of the Year (1985); 14-time All-Star; All-Star MVP (1988, '96, '98); One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History ('96); Olympic gold medalist (1984, '92). Where is he now? He is now the owner of the Charlotte Bobcats.
He also donates to Habitat for Humanity and a Louisiana branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Interesting Facts Fact #1: Michael is terrified of water. Fact #2 Although his number is 23, he actually wanted the number 45. Fact #3 The Miami Heat also retired Jordan's number (23). Fact #4 Jordan grew 5 inches in the summer of sophomore year. Fact #5 In his career, there are two games in which he only scored two points. Thank you for watching. Are there any questions? Works Cited 10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Michael Jordan | KicksOnFire
Michael Jordan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NBA.com: Michael Jordan Career Stats
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