A Living Legend
Born February 17th, 1963 in Brooklyn, Michael Jordan was born to James and Delores and is the youngest of four children. A few years after Michael was born, the family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. After his third year of college, he left to be drafted by the NBA. Michael Joined the Chicago Bulls and helped the team make it to the playoffs, only to score an average of 28.2 points per game that season.
Michael received an NBA Rookie of the Year award and was picked for the All Star Game. Sadly, his second season was hampered by injury. Quickly making a name for himself, he became the first player to score more than 3,000 points in a single season, since Wilt Chamberlin. Michael received his first Most Valuable Player Award the following season from the NBA and went on to receive it four more times (1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998).
Michael Jordan has won a total of 6 championship rings and countless accolades too numerous to mention. In April 2009, Michael was inducted into the Basketball Hall Of Fame. Michael still remains active and has a number of business ventures and endorsements as well. He is truly one of the greatest basketball players to ever grace the courts.