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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 wore number 45 when he returned to the National Basketball Association (NBA) in March 1995 because he said he would never wear number 23 again as it was the last number his father, who had passed away prio... 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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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. More »

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