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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 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...

Audio: Davis Love III on the David Glenn Show
Prior to his induction to the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, golf Davis Love III joined The David Glenn Show. Love, who played golf...

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...


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