Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York) is a former basketball player which is considered one of the best players in the history of basketball. He is also known as MJ, Air Jordan, His Airness, and Black Cat.
During growing up in Wilmington, North Carolina, Michael developed a competitive spirit at an early age. One year before graduation, Jordan left college (University of North Carolina) to enter the 1984 NBA Draft. The first season at Chicago Bulls, he ended up as the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. After that, everything is well-known history.
With five regular-season MVPs and three All-Star MVPs in 15 seasons (13 for the Chicago Bulls and 2 for the Washington Wizards), Jordan became the player with the most awards in the NBA.
The following are some of his many achievements:
In addition to his basketball skills and winning mentality Jordan is also known as a great salesman with his Nike Air Jordans.