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How high can Michael Jordan jump?

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Michael Jordan's vertical was unofficially measured at 48 inches during his playing career. The leaping ability brought Jordan to hundreds of highlight reel dunks and back-to-back NBA Slam Dunk titles in 1987 and 1988.

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While vertical jumps are not officially kept, it is reported that Jordan shares the highest vertical leap with Darrell Griffith, as of 2014. Players with 46-inch vertical leaps are fellow NBA dunk champions Jason Richardson and Spud Webb. Considered by many to be the greatest basketball player ever, the 14-time all-star and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA titles in his career.

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