Michael Jordan: The Greatest Basketball Player Ever

June 20th, 2010 by Josh Dhani Leave a reply »
Martial Arts had Bruce Lee, hip hop had Tupac Shakur, music had Elvis Presley, jokes had Chuck Norris, football had Jim Brown, radio has Howard Stern, and comedy had Richard Pryor.

And basketball?

Basketball has Michael Jordan.

Coming out of North Carolina, Jordan was primed for success after being drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the third pick of the 1984 NBA Draft.

Jordan was picked behind Portland Trail Blazers' Sam Bowie, who would later be pronounced as one of the biggest busts in NBA history. He is known as "that guy being picked ahead of MJ."

Jordan would finish his career as an easy first-ballot Hall of Famer with 32,292 points, 6,672 rebounds, and 5,633 assists.

On the court, Jordan would stop at nothing to win. He would never quit and he would never give up.

If you messed with him, he would make sure you suffered on the court. Not only the court, but anywhere. He did it when he gambled and he tried doing it in baseball.

He led the 1995-96 Bulls to a 72-10 record; what can you ask more? He could lead a team by himself and at 36 years of age he won his sixth and final champion ...

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