Michael Jordan was considered one of the greatest players to ever play the game. Along his whole career, Jordan has proved time and time again that he is worthy of the G.O.A.T label. People know all about Michael Jordan’s basketball career, but we bet you there are a few things you didn’t know about number 23.
We bring you 23 things you didn’t know about Michael Jordan. Some of these facts will shock, amaze, or interest you to some degree if your a Jordan fan. Enjoy!
Jordan did not make the Laney (N.C.) High School varsity team as a sophomore. Instead, he played for the J.V. team that year before ascending to stardom as an upperclassmen. In a Sports Illustrated profile, Clifton (Pop) Herring, Jordan’s high school coach, makes it clear that Jordan was “placed” rather than “cut.”
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