Michael Jordan is one of the few basketball players that made people go crazy about him. Wanna know why he is one of the icons fans loved?
Well here are some of his Played 13 seasons for the Chicago Bullsachievements that made him popular:
• A shooting guard but also a versatile point guard and small forward because of his height. (6 ft 6 inches)
• Won 6 National Basketball Association
o 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998
• Most Valuable Player of the league for 5 times
o 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998
• Rookie of the Year in 1985
• Won The Final Most Valuable Player award every time Chicago Bullsreached the Finals.
• MVP triple crown twice in year 1996 and 1998
• The only triple-double in an All Star game.
Here are some Michael Jordan’s highlights in his both in basketball career and personal life:
Jordan won his second MVP award in season 1990-91 after having an average of 31.5 ppg on shooting, 6.0 rpg and 5.5 apg for the regular season. The Bulls won the championship that season. In his first Finals appearance he excelled and won his First NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award.
In season 1991-92 Chicago Bulls continued to dominate the basketball league and he won his second MVP award. The consecutive MVP awards was ended in season 1992-93 as he lost the award to his friend Charles Barkely. This is one of the most talk about Michael Jordan’s highlightsever.
In 1995-96 season team Chicago Bulls was stronger because of an additional rebound specialist Dennis Rodman. The Bulls dominated that season and won the finals. Michael Jordan scoring 30.4 ppg he won the MVP award. (He surpassed Magic Johnsons’s record of 3 consecutive MVP finals award).
He was emotional winning this game because it was his first MVP award without his father and it was also father’s day that time in fact he cried a lot that day. In 1996-97 season Bulls was defeated and the NB MVP that season was Karl Malone.
In year 1993 there was rumors that Jordan was seen gambling, this I think is one of the most controversial Michael Jordan’s highlights .
He admitted that he loosed about $57,000 in gambling, one confeses that he won $1.25 million from Jordan in a golf game. Michael Jordan admitted that he committed a mistake, he was into gambling but he made sure that he never put his family’s livelihood at stake.
First retirement due to death of his father
Michael Jordan announce that he will retire in year 1993, October 6, 1993 to be exact because he felt not playing thebasketball. He stated that his father’s death due to murder made him loose interest in the game. His father, James R. Jordan Sr. was murdered on July 23, 1993 at a highway by 2 teens.
Losing his father was one of the saddest part in Jordan’s life because he was very close to his father. He even imitated his fathers way of sticking out his tongue when busy in work.
There are a lot more of Michael Jordan’s highlights and it is for you to discover:)