Q:

What year did Michael Jordan enter the NBA?

A:

Quick Answer

Michael Jordan entered the NBA in 1984 after the completion of his junior season at the University of North Carolina. He became the third pick in that year's NBA draft when the Chicago Bulls selected him.

Continue Reading
What year did Michael Jordan enter the NBA?
Credit: Tom Berg WireImage Getty Images

Full Answer

In Jordan's rookie season, he was voted in as a starter in the annual NBA All-Star Game and won the league's Rookie of the Year award. He averaged more than 28 points per game and played in all 82 regular season games.

The Bulls earned the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs that year, matching them against the second-seed Milwaukee Bucks in the first round. Jordan and the Bulls went on to lose four straight games against the Bucks to end the season.

Learn more about Basketball

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is the salary for an NBA scout?

    A:

    A talent scout for the NBA earns between $28,340 and $450,000 per year as of October 2014, according to Future All Stars. Scouts should have at least a bachelor's degree and some experience in human resources, sports management and communications.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many points did Michael Jordan score in his career?

    A:

    Michael Jordan scored a total of 32,292 points in his NBA career, which positions him as the third-highest scoring player of all time. The only players with higher total scores are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, with 38,387 points, and Karl Malone, with 36,928 points.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What businesses does Michael Jordan own?

    A:

    Businesses owned by basketball icon Michael Jordan include seven restaurants, a car dealership and an 80 percent stake of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats. The superstar earned more than $90 million in 2013 through his business ventures and endorsements, boasting a net worth of about $750 million.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many times did Michael Jordan retire?

    A:

    The “Michael Jordan Biography” on ESPN’s website states Michael Jordan retired from the NBA three times. His first retirement came in 1993 after his father was murdered. His second retirement was in 1998 at the end of his contract. His third was in 2003 after playing with the Washington Wizards.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore