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Name:Michael Jordan
Hometown:Wilmington, NC
High School:Laney
Born:February 17, 1963 (56)
Height/Weight:6-6, 195
Position:G/F
Notes:UNC 1982 NCAA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, 6x NBA Champion, Basketball Hall of Fame, G.O.A.T., 1981 McDonald's All-American
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The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 16 - Jordan steals and slams Virginia in 1983
The 1983 season began with the Cavaliers ranked No. 1. The Terry Holland-coached squad was led by Ralph Sampson, Rick Carlisle, Othell Wilson, and Craig...

Danny Green Adds to UNC's NBA Titles Record
North Carolina players have won more NBA titles than any other program, and it's not even close. With Danny Green's 2019 championship, Tar Heel alums...

Danny Green Wins Second NBA Title, This Time With Toronto
Former North Carolina NCAA champion Danny Green became an NBA champ for a second time Thursday when the Toronto Raptors beat Golden State in Game...

They produced in the NBA, but how good were their college teams?
The most NBA points of any college team in history belonged to the 1984 Tar Heels. Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, Brad Daugherty, Kenny Smith, Joe...

Michael Jordan donates more than $1 million to Laney High School
Michael Jordan left his legacy on the basketball court at his alma mater, Laney High School. Jordan, a 1981 Laney graduate, continues to give back...

NBA Finals 2019: Danny Green shoots up the Finals record book in Game 3
For his career, Danny Green is now shooting 51.6 from the 3-point line in the NBA Finals. Just how impressive is that? Of the 35...

Greatest former UNC athlete by state (North Carolina): Michael Jordan
You just can’t encapsulate the magnificent career of Michael Jordan. He’s the greatest basketball player to ever live and has become one of the most...

Danny Green returns to the NBA Finals
What do Bob Cousy, Magic Johnson and UNC alumni Michael Jordan and Danny Green all have in common? They’ve all won an NCAA championship and...

Rakeem Christmas welcomes baby, making Michael Jordan a grandfather
Michael Jordan is now a grandfather, thanks to former Syracuse basketball star Rakeem Christmas. Christmas, 27, and fellow Syracuse alum Jasmine Jordan, 26, revealed on...

UNC's Coby White talks up Michael Jordan at NBA Draft Combine
Coby White passed Michael Jordan on UNC's freshman scoring list last season. He also was the first Tar Heel freshman to produce three 30-point games...


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