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Throwback Thursday: Michael Jordan's Top 23 Dunks at UNC
Michael Jordan spent a lot of time in the air during his time at North Carolina. His Airness had many highlight-worthy dunks in the tar...

How Michael Jordan Earns and Spends His Money
Michael Jordan makes $100 million dollars annually in Nike royalties alone. Jordan's purchase of the Charlotte Bobcats — now the Hornets — for $275...

Javin DeLaurier Looking to Cut List Soon
Javin DeLaurier is looking to cut his list in late July or early August. “I’m open right now,” the 6-foot-9 power forward from Charlottesville (Va.)...

Michael Jordan to be inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame
Michael Jordan, who won two Olympic gold medals, will be inducted in the FIBA Hall of Fame. Basketball's governing body announced Friday that Jordan will...

Video: Old Footage of Michael Jordan Dominating a Pickup Game in 1986
Michael Jordan was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1984, but decided to return to campus to finish his degree and play in a few...

Basket from Michael Jordan's '98 winner vs. Jazz up for auction
Heritage Auctions is auctioning off the basket, backboard, and stanchion used at the east end of EnergySolutions Arena (then the Delta Center) during Game 6...

Michigan's move to Nike includes 'Jumpman' apparel, gear for Wolverines basketball teams
Since Michael Jordan first signed an endorsement contract with Nike in 1984, a five-year, $2.5 million deal, the world's greatest basketball player became synonymous with...

Rare Footage of Michael Jordan Dunking in High School
Michael Jordan has been taking flight since high school. In honor of Throwback Thursday, we get a peek at rare footage of His Airness soaring...

Where Are They Now? UNC Basketball Edition
You remember the names and the times they donned Carolina blue. They all succeeded greatly on the hardwood in the Dean Dome. However, not everyone...

Video: Remember When Retired Michael Jordan Came To Bulls Practice And Schooled A Trash-Talker?
“Look around you! What do you see? Look! Look!” Michael Jordan, schooling second-year wing Corey Benjamin in 1999, was surely alluding to the six championship...

Inside the NBA Draft: Cody Zeller on "Big-Timing" Michael Jordan
In the two years since I joined the Bobcats, a lot of people have asked me what it’s like interacting with Michael Jordan. It’s been...

Terry Francona says Michael Jordan could've played in the MLB
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona coached a lot of great players throughout his 15-year managerial career, winning two World Series with the Boston Red Sox...

Michael Jordan to be featured on special cover of NBA 2K16
While it had been previously reported that Golden State Warriors PG Stephen Curry, Houston Rockets SG James Harden and New Orleans Pelicans PF Anthony Davis...

NBA commissioner gives Michael Jordan 'A' as owner
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: "Michael Jordan has been recognized by the community for the management now. This business is about building relationships. And I give...

Michael Jordan’s High School Gym Gets Completely Transformed Thanks To Jordan Brand
The legend of Michael Jordan began at one Laney High School. By now you’re well familiar with the story of how MJ wasn’t quite tall...

The stories behind two iconic Michael Jordan photos
Andrew D. Bernstein is the man behind a pair of iconic Michael Jordan photos, and he recently shared the story of how he captured them...

Michael Jordan thinks he could still beat some of the Hornets
Michael Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players of all time, and, in his day, was the best player on the planet. He still...

Michael Jordan, Bulls Defeated Lakers to Win First Championship 24 Years Ago Today
During the Magic/Bird era of dominance, a young kid by the name of Michael Jordan was selected third overall in the 1984 NBA Draft, and...

On this date in NBA Finals history: Michael Jordan's 'Flu Game'
On June 11, 1997 in Game 5 between Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz (video), Jordan was exhibiting “flu-like symptoms.” He was...

Video: Can Michael Jordan Palm It?
Basketball legend Michael Jordan plays a round of Jimmy Kimmel's audience guessing game "Can Michael Jordan Palm It?" Here's how it works: we show an...

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