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Michael Jordan's high school basketball coach, Clifton 'Pop' Herring, passes away


Clifton “Pop” Herring, a former Laney (Wilmington, NC) High School basketball coach who coached Michael Jordan, passed away Wednesday. Herring supposedly cut Jordan his sophomore year at Laney. However, in a 2012 article Herring said Jordan wasn’t cut, but rather placed on the JV team before starring for the varsity squad his final two years. (USA Today)

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