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Bill Guthridge: Basketball Royalty
He played against Oscar Robertson, recruited Michael Jordan and coached with Dean Smith. That is as close to basketball royalty as anyone could come. As...

Video: David Letterman Interviews 23-Year-Old Michael Jordan in 1986
Wednesday night marked David Letterman’s final time hosting the Late Show, so it’s only right that we look back at an interview with one of...

Tom Brady Plays Golf With Michael Jordan
Tom Brady has a knack for never letting people see him sweat. He's made a career out of it. The Patriots quarterback isn't letting the...

Michael Jordan Reduces The Price Of His Illinois Mansion To $14.855 Million
Michael Jordan’s mansion in Highland Park, Illinois has been on the market for years and the asking price has now been lowered to a “mere”...

Michael Jordan's 'shot' still resonates in Cleveland
Former Cavs guard Ron Harper remembers walking out of the Richfield Coliseum in 1989, not long after Michael Jordan hit arguably the most historic shot...

Poll: 34 percent think Michael Jordan would beat LeBron James in 1-on-1...right now
Americans' respect, reverence, love and outright worship of Michael Jordan might never end. The latest evidence: In a recent survey of 1,471 registered voters conducted...

This Slo-Mo Video Of Derrick Rose’s Game-Winner Is Almost Better Than The Shot
Bill Wennington played six seasons for the Chicago Bulls and grabbed three rings with Michael Jordan in the late 90s. Now the big man has...

Michael Jordan Allegedly Breaks Up Altercation Outside MGM Grand After Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight
When Michael Jordan decided to catch the Fight of the Century at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Saturday, he probably didn’t anticipate getting involved...

Craig Ehlo Still Recovering Following Michael Jordan's Famous Shot
Eras apart, we have a renewal of the rivalry between the franchises of Jordan and James. A bridge between them is named Craig Ehlo. More...

Sneakers Worn by Then-Rookie Michael Jordan Sells for More Than $71,000
A pair of Nike sneakers worn by Michael Jordan sold at an auction Sunday for more than $71,000. The Nike Air Ship shoes worn by...

How Michael Jordan became the face of Nike
Without Sonny Vaccaro, Michael Jordan would still be Michael Jordan, but would he be Michael Jordan, father of Nike’s Air Jordan brand and billionaire? Probably...

Michael Jordan Silenced Kendall Gill By Dunking on Alonzo Mourning (Video)
It was never a good idea to talk trash to Michael Jordan during his playing days. Kendall Gill shared a fun story Thursday from the...

NBA journey has had many flights for Vince Carter
At 38, Vince Carter has never been less influential statistically or athletically. And at the same time, in his 17 NBA seasons, he has never...

Top NCAA football-basketball coaching combos
5. Dean Smith and Mack Brown; School: North Carolina; Overlap: 1988-97; Smith coached Michael Jordan on the court and fought for racial equality off of...

ESPN.com Top 20 Athletes 1995-2015
ESPN.com celebrates its 20th anniversary this week. We'll be highlighting some of the top teams, athletes and moments that characterized greatness in sports from 1995...

Basketball (after golf) with His Airness, Tom Brady...and Keegan Bradley?
What happens when Michael Jordan, Tom Brady and PGA Champion Keegan Bradley end up in the Bahamas together? They play a little pickup hoops –...

Coach Dean Smith's last supper
A number of the men who received these checks are wealthy and famous -- Michael Jordan, who played for Smith in the early '80s, presumably...

Proof Michael Jordan has talked trash to everyone, including 'Space Jam' extras
It might come as a surprise to you, but the psyche of the greatest basketball player to ever set foot on a court is slightly...

The Story Behind The Time Michael Jordan Hit His Head Against The Backboard During A Game
The play was called a goaltend, and Johnny Dawkins got two points. But that’s not important. What is important is that Michael Jordan hit his...

A young Michael Jordan wanted Adidas for his shoe deal. Adidas passed.
To this day, the Trail Blazers are haunted by their decision not to draft Michael Jordan with the No. 2 overall pick in the 1984...

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