Michael Jordan Timeline

Michael Jordan Timeline ( 1963 - )
The life and times of the famous American basketball player
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      Short Biography of Michael Jordan
Date of Birth: Born on February 17, 1963
Place of Birth : Brooklyn, New York
Parents: Father - James R. Jordan, Sr.
             Mother: Delores Jordan
 
         
    1963 This timeline starts in 1963 when Michael Jordan was born February 17 in Brooklyn, New York. The son of James R. Jordan, Sr. and Delores Jordan the family soon decided to move to Wilmington, North Carolina. He was the fourth of five children  
         
      Michael Jordan attended Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington  
         
    1981 He earned a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina majoring in cultural geography  
         
    1984 Won the Naismith and the Wooden College Player of the Year awards  
         
    1984 Jordan left the University of North Carolina one year before his scheduled graduation and entered the 1984 NBA Draft but returned to complete his degree in 1986  
         
    1984 Selected by Chicago Bulls  
         
    1984 Won the gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics  
         
    1985 NBA Rookie of the Year  
         
    1985 The Air Jordan I pair of sneakers, a breakthrough in basketball shoe design, was introduced by Nike  
         
    1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year  
         
    1989 Married Juanita Vanoy in September 1989. They have two sons named Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James and a daughter called Jasmine  
         
    1991 Finals Most Valuable Player MVP - Chicago Leading scorer in the NBA Finals with 31.3 points per game as the Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 4-1, to win the franchise’s first NBA title.  
         
    1992 Won the gold, in the 1992 Summer Olympics 1992 Summer Olympics with the "Dream Team" that included Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and David Robinson  
         
    1992 Finals Most Valuable Player MVP - Averaged 35.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game as the Bulls defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 4-2, to win their second consecutive NBA title  
         
    1993 Finals Most Valuable Player MVP - Averaged NBA Finals record of 41.0 points per game, while collecting 8.5 rebounds and 6.3 assists, in leading the Bulls to their third straight NBA title, the first team in 27 years to win three consecutive titles.  
         
    1993 October 6, 1993 Michael Jordan stuns the basketball world by retiring but this is short-lived  
         
    1994 February 7, 1994 He signs a free agent contract with the Chicago White Sox  
         
    1996 Space Jam Michael Jordan stars opposite Bugs Bunny (voiced by Billy West) and the rest of the Looney Tunes characters in Space Jam  
         
    1996 Finals Most Valuable Player - Named Finals MVP for record fourth time. Averaged 27.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.67 steals to lead the Bulls to a 4-2 defeat of the Seattle SuperSonics.  
         
    1997 Finals Most Valuable Player - Averaged 32.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists to lead the Bulls to a 4-2 victory over the Utah Jazz for an unprecedented fifth NBA Finals MVP.  
         
    1997 Voted as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history by a panel of media, former players and coaches, general managers and team executives  
         
    1998 Finals Most Valuable Player - Averaged 33.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists to lead the Bulls to a 4-2 victory over the Utah Jazz for his sixth NBA Finals MVP  
         
    2000 Won ESPY athlete of the century award  
         
    2001-03 Came out of retirement to play with the Washington Wizards  
         
    2006 Managing member of Basketball Operations Charlotte Bobcats  
         
    2006 He and Juanita divorced on December 29, 2006  
         
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