Michael Jordan

  • Yes Ultimate competitor
  • Yes Dunk Master
  • Yes MVP
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Michael Jordan (Michael Jeffrey Jordan) (G), born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. Attended Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina. Attended the University of North Carolina. All Atlantic Coast Conference, 1983-1984. All-American, 1983-1984. 1982 Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Year. 1984 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year. 1984 UPI Men’s Division 1 Player of the Year. 1984 AP Men’s Division 1 Player of the Year. 1984 John Wooden Award Recipient. 1984 James A. Naismith Award Recipient. Member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, Gold Medal. Played for the Chicago Bulls, 1984-1998; Washington Wizards, 2001-2003. NBA All-Star, 1985-1993, 1996-1998 (injured and did not play in the 1986 All-Star Game), 2002-2003. 1985 NBA Rookie of the Year. 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998 NBA Most Valuable Player. 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player. 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. 1988, 1996, 1998 NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player. 1985, 1989 IBM Award Recipient (given for contributions to the team’s success). 1991 Sports Illustrated “Sportsman of the Year.” 1991, 1992,1993 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. 1991 Sporting News “Sportsman of the Year.” Selected to Sports Illustrated’s “40 for the Ages,” in their 40th anniversary issue (September 19, 1994). Member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team (“Dream Team”), gold medal. Chosen as one of the “NBA’s 50 Greatest Players” in 1996.

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