Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is a former NBA player. He played in the Association from 1984-1985 through 2002-03.

He was the third overall pick in the 1984 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. He played 15 seasons in the NBA.

Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan yells during the Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder game
Michael Jordan yells during the Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder game (Getty Images)

He played the majority of his career with the Bulls. At the tail end of his career, he played for the Washington Wizards.

Jordan took off the 1993-94 season to play minor league baseball with the Birmingham Barons. He also was retired for three seasons from 1998-99 through 2000-01.

He returned to the NBA with the Wizards. He played two seasons with the Wizards before retiring.

He is considered the greatest NBA player of all time. He was a five-time MVP during his playing career.

Jordan was a 14-time All-Star and a 10-time scoring champion. He also was an 11-time All-NBA selection.

He won six NBA Championships in his career. All six championships came with the Bulls.

He was also a six-time Finals MVP.

He was a five-time MVP and a three-time All-Star Game MVP. He was named the 1984-85 Rookie of the Year.

Jordan was named to the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team.

In 1,072 games, Jordan averaged 30.1 points per game. He started 1,039 games in his career.

His best scoring season came in 1986-87 when he averaged 37.1 points per game. He had two seasons where he averaged more than 35 points per game on the season.

Besides the 1986-87 season with the aforementioned 37.1 points per game, he averaged 35 points per game during the 1987-88 season.

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