In the beginning, Michael was not very academically focused at all. This all changed when he began attending Emsley A. Laney High School. He became a B+ student and excelled as an athlete in three sports: Football, baseball, and basketball.In the fall of 1978 Michael jordan, a 5 foot 9 inch sophomore at Laney High School was cut from the Varsity team. The coach elected to use their 6 foot 8 inch sophomore Leroy Smith instead. Jordan would then grow 5 inches before the start of the next season. Over his next two varsity years, he began averaging 25 points per game and was the first player in high school history to average a triple-double. He eventually made the team and led them to the State Championship.In 1980 while playing for the Laney High School varsity Baseball team, Jordan pitched 45 consecutive scoreless innings. We were then beginning to learn just how athletically gifted this man really was.
These are just some of Micheal's accomplishments, Rookie of the Year; Five-time NBA MVP; Six-time NBA champion; Six-time NBA Finals MVP; Ten-time All-NBA First Team; Nine time NBA All-Defensive First Team; Defensive Player of the Year; 14-time NBA All-Star; Three-time NBA All-Star MVP; 50th Anniversary All-Time Team; Ten scoring titles -- an NBA record and seven consecutive matching Wilt Chamberlain; Retired with the NBA's highest scoring average of 30.1ppg.
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