Birth Date: February 17, 1963
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Height: 6'6" (2.0 m)
Weight: 216 lbs. (97.85 kg)
College: North Carolina
Experience: 15 years
All-Star Selections: 14
All-Selections: 11 (10 1st-team)
MVP Awards: 5
Michael Jordan is a Hall of Fame shooting guard who played in the national basketball league from 1984 to 2003 for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Winner of five regular-season MVP awards, he is widely considered the best basketball player ever to play in the league. Jordan lead the Chicago Bulls to six titles, and was voted the Finals MVP a record six times. Michael Jordan scored more points per game than any player in history, with a 30.1 average, and his 32,292 career points scored rank as the third-most in history. His career postseason scoring average of 33.5 points is also the best in history.
Michael Jordan was a 14-time All-Star, averaging 20.2 points per All-Star game, and became the only player to ever record a triple-double in an All-Star Game when he achieved the feat in 1997. He was named Defensive Player of the Year in 1988, and was on the All-Defensive First Team nine times. Michael Jordan also held the record for consecutive games scoring in double-digits (866). In 1996, Jordan was named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in History.
Michael Jordan became a world-famous star as his Bulls kept winning, and he kept scoring. He graced the cover of countless magazines, including Sports Illustrated a record 51 times. He also had his own line of basketball shoe -- the introduction of the Air Jordan, embroidered with Jordan's signature symbol of him jumping in the air, basketball in one hand and legs spread, would boost as one of the world leaders in sports merchandise. With countless endorsements to his name, Jordan would revolutionize the sports merchandising and marketing industries.