Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Michael Jordan

The Basket Ball Player Michael Jordan
Personal information
Date of birth: February 17, 1963 (age 47)

Place of birth:
Brooklyn, New York, United States

High school:
Emsley A. Laney High School (Wilmington, North Carolina)

Listed height :
6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)

Listed weight:
215 lb (98 kg)

Career information

College: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

NBA Draft:
1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3 Selected by the Chicago Bulls

Pro career:

Michael Jordan's Biography
The one of famous celebrities Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, on February 17, 1963. His parents are, James and Delores Jordan, they are moved to Wilmington, North Carolina when he was at a standstill a child. He has two older brothers, one older sister, and one younger sister. Jordan loved to play baseball and also played various basketball and football. Jordan love for basketball began when his older brother, Larry, endlessly hit him in one-on-one pickup games. As with any confront Jordan faces, this determined Michael to become a better player. Jordan was played basketball for Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina. Ironically, Jordan was cut from the varsity team as a sophomore. In its place of giving up after failing to make the team, Jordan used it to encourage himself to greater accomplishments practicing hour after hour on the court. He eventually made the team and led it to the state championship.
• Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2009
• 2 Olympic Gold Medals – 1984, 1992
• 6-time NBA Champion
• 6-time NBA Finals MVP
• 5-time NBA MVP
• 7-time The Sporting News MVP
• 10 NBA Scoring Titles
• 3-time steals leader
• 14 NBA All-Star Selections
• 3-time NBA All-Star Game MVP
• 11 All-NBA Selections
• 9 All-Defensive First Team Selections
• 2-time NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion – 1987, 1988
• NBA Rookie of the Year – 1984
• NBA Defensive Player of the Year – 1988
• ACC Freshman of the Year – 1982
• 2-time Consensus NCAA All-American First Team – 1983, 1984
• ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year – 1984
• USBWA College Player of the Year – 1984
• Naismith College Player of the Year – 1984
• John R. Wooden Award – 1984
• Adolph Rupp Trophy – 1984
• Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year – 1991
• Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996
• Ranked #1 by SLAM Magazine's Top 50 Players of All-Time
• Ranked #1 by ESPN Sportscentury's Top 100 Athletes of the 20th century

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