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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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On this day 16 years ago, Michael Jordan played his last NBA game
Sixteen years ago Tuesday, Michael Jordan played his last game in the NBA. In that game Jordan had 15 points, four rebounds and four assists...

Gonzo Jordan: The true story behind Michael Jordan's brief-but-promising baseball career
Michael Jordan is long gone from Birmingham, and so are most of the players and coaches who wore the Barons uniform that year. Nowadays, sports...

Chansky’s Notebook: They Liked What Mike Liked
When Dean Smith showed Alexander Julian's redesigned basketball uniform prototypes to his staff and players, he prefaced it by saying that Michael Jordan had seen...

Video: Tour of North Carolina's Basketball Facility
Here we go. In today's episode, our March Madness 2019 “Royal Key” provides you with a behind-the-scenes, all-access look inside North Carolina Basketball's one-of-a-kind facility...

Huskies will have to beat storied North Carolina for season to continue
“It’s UNC, the home of Michael Jordan, and everybody knows they’re a historically great program with lots of tradition,” senior guard David Crisp said. “They’ve...

Five most dominant high school athletes in North Carolina history
Julius Peppers, Southern Nash (Bailey), 1998: Peppers was an All-American defensive lineman at Southern Nash and rushed for 3,501 yards as a running back. In...

Michael Jordan blows away LeBron James in GOAT survey
Based on a survey by Business Insider, we’ve been wasting our time with the Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James "greatest of all time" debate. In...

Legendary Moments: Michael Jordan returns to NBA in 1995 after 17-month retirement
Michael Jordan shocked the NBA world on March 18, 1995, with a now infamous, two-word fax: "I'm back." The next day -- more than a...

Remembering when Michael Jordan hit the title-winning shot for UNC in 1982
North Carolina trailed 62-61 in the 1982 NCAA National Championship Game with 32 seconds remaining, and the final shot was only going to one person:...

Michael Jordan’s baseball foray: The inside story, 25 years later
Michael Jordan, who had turned 31 in February 1994, entered White Sox spring training with fanfare befitting a royal family member, despite not having played...


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