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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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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...

Michael Jordan signed check from 1982 billiards bet up for auction
There's rare sports memorabilia, and then there's this. 35 years ago, Michael Jordan, a junior basketball star at the University of North Carolina, was hustled...

As Greensboro Coliseum turns 60, here are 60 tidbits you might not know about it
Legendary Tar Heel coach Dean Smith won his first Men’s ACC Basketball Tournament title when the tournament came to Greenboro for the first time, March...

Michael Jordan UNC Basketball FunkoPops coming soon
If you’re a North Carolina Tar Heels fan, Michael Jordan fan, or both and collect things, then you’re going to be pretty excited about this...

Notable Basketball & Football Tar Heels From Wilmington
How many natives of Wilmington, NC, have won national championships playing men’s basketball at UNC? Most fans will get one name right, but there are...

Bulls' Coby White focused on winning games, not peripheral storylines
On Oct. 26, 1984, nearing age 22, Michael Jordan finished with 16 points, seven assists, six rebounds, four blocks, and two steals in his Bulls...

MJ or LeBron? The Best NBA Players of the Past 40 Years
Of the top eight NBA seasons by either Michael Jordan or LeBron James, seven belong to M.J. Jordan routinely played many more minutes in his...

Video: Michael Jordan on NBA players’ activism - ‘I support that’
NBA legend Michael Jordan sits down with TODAY’s Craig Melvin for a discussion about the opening of two medical clinics he’s funded to help underserved...

The True Story Behind the Banned Air Jordan
We've been led to believe that the black and red colorway of the Air Jordan 1 was banned 31 years ago. But was it really?...

Michael Jordan opens first of 2 medical clinics in Charlotte
An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded in Charlotte, North Carolina that will provide care to...


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