Michael Jordan The Greatest Of All Time National Basketball Player

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Is Michael Jordan the greatest of all time National Basketball Association player? Michael Jordan is a famous African-American Basketball player who played for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Jordan played fifteen seasons in the NBA. Michael Jordan received many trophies while playing in the game of basketball. Currently Jordan is the owner of the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan was very competitive at a young age. He always wanted to win every game that he is in. Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York. The Jordan family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. As Jordan was growing up his father James Jordan taught him how to work hard and not live the street life. Michael Jordan attended high in Emsley …show more content…
In the third game of the starting of the season he broke his foot which caused him to miss 64 games that year. He returned in the playoffs against the best team that year 85’-86’ Boston Celtics. That year the Chicago Bulls were the eighth seed, record for the season was 40W-42L. As upon his return he had one of the best games of his career. Jordan scoring 63 points, 6 assists, and 7 total rebounds. In 1986-1987 Jordan recovered completely. That season he had a prolific scoring season in NBA history. He became the only player other than Wilt Chamberlain to score 3000 points in a season and averaging league high 37.1 points per game with a 48.2% shooting. Also that year he became the only player get 200 steals and 100 blocks in a season. Despite Jordan’s successful season, Magic Johnson received the Most Valuable Player Award that …show more content…
With Scottie Pippen elevating his game, the Bulls are starting to become the Beast in the East. With Michael Jordan winning his second Most Valuable Player, the Bulls defeated New York Knicks and Philly 76ers in the opening two rounds the Bulls face up with the Detroit Pistons for the fourth time. This time the Bulls came out on top and going to the National Basketball Association Finals for the first time in franchise history. Michael Jordan was facing the 11 time NBA champ Los Angeles Lakers. Michael Jordan and the Bulls won the Finals series in four games to one. The best known moment in the series is when Jordan was going in for a dunk but didn’t want to be blocked by Sam Perkins, Jordan switched the ball from right hand to left hand to avoid the potential block. Michael won his first Finals Most Valuable Player award and Held the NBA Championship trophy

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