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|Full Name: Michael Jeffrey Jordan |[pic] |Height: 6-6; Weight: 216 lbs. | |Born: 2/17/63 in Brooklyn, NY | |Honors: Six-time NBA champion (1991-93, 1996-98); NBA | |Drafted by: Chicago Bulls, 1984 | |MVP (1988, '91, '92, '96, '98); 10-time All-NBA First | |Transactions: Retired, 10/6/93; Activated from | |Team (1987-93, 1996-98); All-NBA Second Team (1985); | |retirement, 3/18/95; Retired, 1/13/99; Signed | |Defensive Player of the Year (1988); Nine-time | |with Washington Wizards, 9/25/01. | |All-Defensive First Team (1988-93, 1996-98); Rookie of | |High School: Laney (Wilmington, NC) | |the Year (1985); 14-time All-Star; All-Star MVP (1988, | |College: North Carolina | |'96, '98); One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History | |Nickname: Air Jordan | |(1996); Two-time Olympic gold medalist (1984, '92). | |Complete Bio | Summary | Complete Stats |

By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. Although, a summary of his basketball career and influence on the game inevitably fails to do it justice, as a phenomenal athlete with a unique combination of fundamental soundness, grace, speed, power, artistry, improvisational ability and an unquenchable competitive desire, Jordan single-handedly redefined the NBA superstar. Even contemporaneous superstars recognized the unparalleled position of Jordan. Magic Johnson said, "There's Michael Jordan and then there is the rest of us." Larry Bird, following a playoff game where Jordan dropped 63 points on the Boston Celtics in just his second season, appraisal of...