12 Michael Jordan stories that prove he was the most competitive athlete of all-time
For The Win
What made Michael Jordan so great? Was it his supreme athleticism? That probably had a lot to do with it, as did his finely tuned skill-set. But the biggest reason Jordan ended up as the greatest NBA player we have ever seen is his amazing competitive ...
The story of the Chicago Bull who wanted Michael Jordan to boycott an NBA Finals game
In 1991, for example, Hodges said he tried to convince Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson to stage a boycott of Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Lakers and Bulls. The game was being played a few months after Rodney King, a black man, had been ...
Throwback: Michael Jordan Scores 63 Points Against Boston in 1986 Playoffs
Today marks the 31st anniversary of Michael Jordan's 63-point game against the Celtics in Game 2 of the 1986 playoffs. MJ's 63 points remain the most scored in a playoff game in NBA history—a feat he accomplished at age 23.
On this day in 1986, Michael Jordan was God, according to Larry Bird
Pippen Ain't Easy
April 20 has more meaning than it being the official holiday of the stoners across the world. April 20, 1986 is when God was on Earth playing basketball and his name was Michael Jordan. “God disguised as Michael Jordan.” Those were Larry Bird's exact ...