Sport NBA: Jordan turns 58: The biggest rivals, legendary games and more

16:35  17 february  2021
16:35  17 february  2021 Source:   spox.com

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Michael Jordan is still considered the best basketball player of all time, so there are many stories to tell about His Airness. We at SPOX have already told a few anecdotes about the legend of the Chicago Bulls and other people involved in this era. For MJ's 58th birthday, we are giving you an overview of our collected works.

  NBA: Jordan wird 58: Die größten Rivalen, legendäre Spiele und mehr © Provided by SPOX

To depict Michael Jordan's career in a text is almost an impossibility. No other player shaped the game like the number 23 man from the Chicago Bulls.

More at SPOX Jordan's time in college: a bang and a lot of disappointments

As part of the documentary The Last Dance , we devoted an entire theme week to the best basketball player of his time. You can read the collected works again here. Furthermore, over the years we have published more stories and anecdotes about the basketball work of the six-time champion, all of which are also linked in this article.

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And now we wish you a lot of fun immersing yourself in the world of Michael Jordan, an athlete whom the world will probably never see a second time.

Michael Jordan: The theme week at SPOX

Part 1: Jordan's time in college: A bang and many disappointments

Part 2: "God disguised as MJ" - When Jordan poured 63 points into the Celtics

Part 3: MJ and the bad boys: envy, resentment and a sweeping sweep with serious consequences

Part 4: Adventure Baseball: The almost fulfilled childhood dream

Part 5: Interview with Ron Harper: "Our Bulls-Team would have worked in any era"

Part 6: Jordan and the Knicks: Enemies down to the blood - and yet almost united

Michael Jordan: More stories about the Bulls legend

The legend story: He did it again!

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The Dream Team: Heavenly Poetry

The surprising comeback in 1995: One fax, one quake - and three rings!

Jordan at the Wizards: Superman becomes human

Interview with biographer Sam Smith: "He's still not buying Scottie's migraines"

More texts on Jordan's companions

Legends story about Scottie Pippen: Forever in Michael Jordan's shadow

Legends- Story about Toni Kukoc: The irreplaceable whipping boy

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legend story about Steve Kerr: Drawn by terror as the "happiest guy in the world"

legend story about Phil Jackson: The Birkenstock philosopher

Ex-Bulls GM Jerry Krause: The architect and archenemy of the Chicago Bulls for Michael Jordan

Texts about Jordan's greatest rival

Over the years we published numerous stories about the best NBA players of all time, them you can find all of them in our legends archive . Of course, some of them also dealt with Jordan's competitions, here you can find a selection of them.

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Did UCLA really turn down Michael Jordan? .
Bill Walton told an outrageous tale of his alma mater declining to recruit the greatest player who ever lived. Michael Jordan wanted to play for UCLA, Walton insisted, but UCLA told him, “Nah.” Google “Michael Jordan” and “UCLA,” and one of the first links that pops up is the transcript of a 1992 interview the Chicago Bulls legend did with Playboy magazine. During the interview, biographer Mark Vancil asks if North Carolina was Jordan’s first choice. Responds Jordan, “I always wanted to go to UCLA. That was my dream school.” “When I was growing up, they were a great team,” Jordan continues. “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, John Wooden.

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