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Bio: Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan in 1998. (Associated Press)
Michael Jordan in 1998. (Associated Press)
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Was selected as a unanimous collegiate All-American twice (1983, 1984) at the University of North Carolina where he won an NCAA championship and received Naismith and Wooden awards. Went on to a storied NBA career with the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards and was a 14-time NBA All-Star, a five-time NBA MVP, a six-time NBA Finals MVP, and won multiple All-NBA first-team honors while winning six NBA titles. Jordan was also named NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1988) and was a nine-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team. The NBA’s Rookie of the Year in 1985, Jordan was also named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary Team and won two Olympic gold medals – one with the original “Dream Team” in 1992 and one as a collegian in 1984.

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