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In the fall of 1978, Michael Jordan, a sophomore at Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina, was cut from the varsity team. He played on the junior varsity squad and tallied several 40-point games. During his two... More »

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According to the NBA, Michael Jordan is 6 feet, 6 inches tall. Known as the greatest basketball player ever, Jordan was cut from the varsity basketball team as a 5-foot, 11-inch, skinny high school sophomore. More »

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Michael Jordan chose the number 23 as his jersey number in high school because it was half of the number 45, which was worn by his older brother Larry. The number 45 was the favorite of both Jordan brothers, but the elde... More »

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Michael Jordan began playing basketball officially when he tried out for his high school varsity team. He was cut from the team, however, because he was too short and did not have the needed skills. More »

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Michael Jordan's career field goal percent is 0.497, but his most impressive season was in 1990-1991 playing for the Chicago Bulls when he averaged 0.539 percent field goals made. His career average of minutes per game i... More »

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Michael Jordan changed the world by winning six national NBA championships with his team and by serving as an inspirational speaker. In 2014, he continues to remain active in the sport, despite retiring in 2003. More »

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According to the NBA, Michael Jordan is 6 feet, 6 inches tall. Known as the greatest basketball player ever, Jordan was cut from the varsity basketball team as a 5-foot, 11-inch, skinny high school sophomore. More »

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