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Name:Michael Jordan
Hometown:Wilmington, NC
High School:Laney
Born:February 17, 1963 (57)
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, Jordan Brand donate $2.5 million to fight Black voter suppression
Michael Jordan and his Jordan Brand are already making good on their June promise to donate $100 million to organizations that fight for racial justice,...

8 Leadership Lessons From ESPN's Documentary, 'The Last Dance'
Growing up, I was enamored by the Chicago Bulls. I think we all wanted to be like Michael Jordan when we grew up. After watching...

Celebrate Carolina: Michael Jordan In Carmichael
This week, we look back at the proud history of Carmichael Arena, home of the UNC women's basketball program and former home of arguably the...

White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf says Michael Jordan would have reached the majors
Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, who watched Michael Jordan lead his Bulls teams to six NBA championships, believes the NBA legend would have made...

When Tar Heel teammates become foes in the pros
Let’s take a look at some notable instances where Tar Heel teammates ended up doing battle in notable games at the professional level. Michael Jordan,...

Michael Jordan joins Roy Williams, former Tar Heel greats in condemning systemic racism
Michael Jordan joined Roy Williams and other UNC basketball luminaries in a video posted Monday condemning systemic racism and police brutality against Black people. "Systematic...

ACC Network picks UNC Basketball's ultimate Starting Five
Wes Durham, who got first pick and chose the Tar Heels, explained his selections for UNC. "I know there’s no James Worthy, but I’ve got...

After 39 years with UNC, head gymnastics coach Derek Galvin prepares for retirement
When Derek Galvin took over as head coach of the North Carolina gymnastics program in 1981, Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, MTV...

Michael Jordan Framed His $200 Check From Dean Smith
After he passed away in 2015, Dean Smith was able to thank his former players one last time in the form of a $200 check...

Top 30 UNC Basketball Teams Of All-Time: No. 2 - 1981-82
Sam Perkins was a three-time first-team All-America who played 17 seasons in the NBA scoring 15,324 points. James Worthy was named one of the 50...


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