Michael Jordan

BY:Aaron Hall


American basketball star Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. Jordan left college after his junior year to join the NBA. Drafted by the Chicago Bulls, he helped the team make it to the playoffs. For his efforts there, Jordan received the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. With five regular-season MVPs and three All-Star MVPs, Jordan became the most decorated player in the NBA.
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Early Life

Michael Jordan was born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn New York. The first sport that he was interested in was baseball then he started to work on basketball with his brother. Growing up in Wilmington, North Carolina, Jordan had a competitive edge at young 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. Jordan was an important part of the team .Jordan was a hard worker, there was 18 seconds left in the game they were down by one Jordan took a 18 foot jumper he made it and they won Championship . Jordan help U.S.A bring home the gold in 1992.

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NBA Superstar

Jordan left college his junior year to join the NBA. The Chicago bulls. Jordan proved his self. In his first season he aveiged 28.2 a game. Michael won the rookie of the year award. Then he was selected for the all-star game. In 1992, the Chicago bull beat the Portland trail blazer to win their second consecutive championship. Then the third year they won it again to make it there third. Two teenagers shot James Jordan during an apparent robbery and were later convicted of the crime. After that, Michael retired from basketball and went to the Birmingham Barons baseball team.
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Back On The Court

In March 1995, However, Jordan came out of retirement and returned to the Chicago bulls The Leader was back in the same year Jordan helped the bulls beat the super Sonics. Then Jordan appeared in a film named space jam with bugs bunny and daffy duck on screen .In 1998 Michael Jordan and his team won 72 lose nine. This made NBA history. Then Jordan retired again then he came back to join the Washington wizard for two seasoned. Then he fully retired in 2003.Then in 2006 Jordan bought the bobcats. This is Michael Jordan’s life.

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