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Michael Jordan News & Bio


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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North Carolina Basketball's Best of the 2010s: Top Five Moments
5. "The ceiling is the roof": During halftime against Duke at the Smith Center in March 2017, Michael Jordan took the microphone and ended his...

Michael Jordan, NBA players react to death of David Stern
Michael Jordan: "Without David Stern, the NBA would not be what it is today. He guided the league through turbulent times and grew it into...

Michael Jordan During His Second Threepeat: 2x MVP, 3x FMVP, 3x NBA Title, 3x Scoring Title, & More
Michael Jordan is widely considered the best basketball player of all time. During his career, he dominated the NBA with the Chicago Bulls and prevented...

K.J.Smith, UNC's Reserves Stay Ready
K.J. Smith never thought it would come like this or here, in the famed facility that fostered the basketball careers of Michael Jordan, James Worthy,...

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...


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