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Michael Jordan

Transcript: Michael Jordan Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Deloris, who worked in banking, and 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, and basketball. He tried out for the varsity basketball team during his sophomore year, but at 5'11" (1.80 m), he was deemed too short to play at that level. His taller friend, Harvest Leroy Smith, was the only sophomore to make the team. The following summer, he grew four inches.In 1981, Jordan earned a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he majored in cultural geography. As a freshman in coach Dean Smith's team-oriented system, he was named ACC Freshman of the Year after he averaged 13.4 points per game (ppg) on 53.4% shooting (field goal percentage). He made the game-winning jump shot in the 1982 NCAA Championship game against Georgetown, which was led by future NBA rival Patrick Ewing.After winning the Naismith and the Wooden College Player of the Year awards in 1984, Jordan left North Carolina one year before his scheduled graduation to enter the 1984 NBA Draft. The Chicago Bulls selected Jordan with the third overall pick. In the 1990–91 season, Jordan won his second MVP award after averaging 31.5 ppg on 53.9% shooting, 6.0 rpg, and 5.5 apg for the regular season. The Bulls finished in first place in their division for the first time in 16 years and set a franchise record with 61 wins in the regular season. With Scottie Pippen developing into an All-Star, the Bulls had elevated their play. The Bulls defeated the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers in the opening two rounds of the playoffs. They advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals where their rival, the Detroit Pistons, awaited them. However, this time the Bulls beat the Pistons in a surprising sweep. The Bulls compiled an outstanding 15–2 record during the playoffs, and advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, where they beat the Los Angeles Lakers four games to one. The Bulls went on to win the NBA Finals the next two years and in total Jordan has won 6 NBA Championships. He went on to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2009. NBA Career Early Life

Michael Jordan

Transcript: He is currently 48 years old. After going to college at the University of North Carolina he got drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1984 in the third pick of the first round. He started his career great after winning the rookie of the year. In 1987 Michael made the dunk contest. He was the underdog. He had one of the most memorable dunks in history. Jordan continued playing. He then won an MVP in 1987-88. He also won Defensive Player of the Year. The Bulls lost in the first round of the play offs. Next year they made it to the Eastern Conference Finals. But they also lost. A year after his rookie year he made the All-Star team. Michael later on won three MVP’s then he shocked everyone and said he is retiring and playing baseball. He played baseball for two years and he was terrible so he went back to basketball and won two more MVP’s and three more championships. In 2001 till 2003 he played for the Washington Wizards. He retired for good in 2003. After playing basketball he was still involved in the sport. He bought the Charlotte Bobcats. He has his own brand now called Air Jordan. Right now there is so much talk on who is better, Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan. Many people say Jordan is the best player ever. He also says the only player who can compete with him is Kobe. In 1984 he got drafted by the Chicago Bulls. That same year he won the Rookie of the year award. He avreged 28 points. He was voted as an All Star. He later on won 6 championships and became the third in all time scoring list. Championships February 17,1963 In Brooklyn, New York Michael Jordan Rookie Year

Michael Jordan

Transcript: Won the Naismith and the Wooden College Player of the Year awards The way his life was unpleasant was that he had to go through hard times while growing up his Dad James Jordan got shot The Air Jordan I pair of sneakers, a breakthrough in basketball shoe design, was introduced by Nike Michael Jordan NBA Defensive Player of the Year The family member who helped with Michael Jordan's life was his older brother's they were Larry and James. NBA Rookie of the Year Some of Michael Jordan's contributions to the world were giving money to schools, he broke the world record for basketball and helped the economy grow 40 billion worldwide. By: Nikesh Prasad Michael Jordan's life was remarkable in a way that he played most of all of the sports, including Baseball,Basketball,and Golf,and he got alot of medals. 1963 This timeline starts in 1963 when Michael Jordan was born February 17 in Brooklyn, New York. The son of James R. Jordan, Sr. and Delores Jordan the family soon decided to move to Wilmington, North Carolina. He was the fourth of five children Jordan left the University of North Carolina one year before his scheduled graduation and entered the 1984 NBA Draft but returned to complete his degree in 1986 Selected by Chicago Bulls The qualities that were most influential were that he was determined to be a basketball pro, and the other one is his eyes are trained on hell-bent destruction of the league “The most valuable lessons in life cannot be taught, they must be ...... -Michael Jordan This is Larry Jordan, Michael Jordan's Brother 1981 He earned a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina majoring in cultural geography This is Michael Jordan's other brother James R. Jordan Jr. Won the gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Transcript: talent win games teamwork and intelligence win championships. He missed 9000 shot and lost 300 in his career. Michael Jordan won six NBA title with the Chicago in addition. He was one of the best Dunkers player.He was born on February17,1963.He did not die he is about 78 years old. Michael Jordan facts Growing up in Wilmington, North Carolina, Jordan developed a competitive edge at an early age. He wanted to win every game he played. As his father James later noted, "What he does have is a competition problem. He was born with that ... the person he tries to outdo most of the time is himself." Jordan enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981 and soon became an important member of the school's basketball team. He was 6'3 tall he was a point guard. He won the most valuable player his team won a gold metal in 1983.He was the most MVP player on his team.His quote was that losing makes you better.His team history he won 72 games and 6 losts.He made the most awards in NBA that's why he is the best player in the world and 6 titles the other players do not have that. Michael Jordan Awards MIchael Jordan life in basket ball Michael Jordan Quotes Michael Jordan career Michael jordan In 1985, he finished his bachelor's degree in geography and continued to play basketball professionally. While his second season was marred by injury, Jordan was breaking new ground on the court during the 1986-1987 season. He became the first player since Wilt Chamberlin to score more than 3,000 points in a single season. The following season, Jordan received his first Most Valuable Player Award from NBA—an honor he would earn four more times in 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998.

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