Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Michael Jordan's legacy began with one single, fateful shot


Mike Jordan and I both arrived in Chapel Hill among UNC's class of 1985. Yes, he was Mike then. But Tar Heel coach Dean Smith, who preferred addressing his players by their given names, called him Michael from the start. One day during the preseason Tar Heel sports information director Rick Brewer found Jordan in the locker room and asked the freshman if he wanted to be known as Mike or Michael. (Sports Illustrated)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: |

Recent Basketball News:

Sweet 16 Power Rankings: Who's most likely to win the national championship?

UNC's Uniforms Rank Tops Among Sweet 16 Teams

2017 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Tip Times and TV Schedule

Tar Heels take stock of first-half flops

Tyler Zeller tries to stay fresh off the bench


© 2005-2017 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.