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About Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1984 to 2003. Throughout his entire NBA career, he played for only two teams – the Chicago Bulls and the Washington Wizards. He is widely regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time. Many have credited him with making the NBA popular all over the world.
He won several accolades and awards throughout his career, including the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards 5 times and the All-Star Game MVP Awards 3 times. He is also a multiple inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame. He made history in 2015 when he became the first billionaire NBA player in the entire NBA history.
His first marriage was to Juanita Vanoy, with whom he had two children. He married his second wife Yvette Prieto in 2013.
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Famous quotes by Michael Jordan
Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.Michael Jordan
As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.Michael Jordan
Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too.Michael Jordan
Even when I'm old and grey, I won't be able to play it, but I'll still love the game.Michael Jordan
For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you have accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball.Michael Jordan
Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet.Michael Jordan
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.Michael Jordan
I can't speak for the future. I have no crystal ball.Michael Jordan
I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.Michael Jordan
I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges.Michael Jordan
I want to wake up every day and do whatever comes in my mind, and not feel pressure or obligations to do anything else in my life.Michael Jordan
I wasn't really a work conscious type of person.Michael Jordan
I'd like to be settled into somewhat of a normal life. Somewhat. I know it's never going to be completely normal.Michael Jordan
I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.Michael Jordan
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.Michael Jordan
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.Michael Jordan
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.Michael Jordan
If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.Michael Jordan
In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.Michael Jordan
In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I've been given the chance to meet all kinds of people, to travel and expand my financial capabilities, to get ideas and learn about life, to create a world apart from basketball.Michael Jordan
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.Michael Jordan
Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.Michael Jordan
My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.Michael Jordan
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.Michael Jordan
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.Michael Jordan
The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.Michael Jordan
The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.Michael Jordan
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.Michael Jordan
Ultimately, if you can say that I'm a bad owner and we're winning championships, I can live with that. But if we're not making the playoffs and we're spending and losing money, then I have to look in the mirror and say maybe I'm not taking the necessary steps to doing what it takes to run an organization.Michael Jordan
When I lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player, it's time for me to move away from the game.Michael Jordan
When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing.Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan's Popularity
Michael Jordan is a famous American basketball player and actor, who was born on February 17, 1963. As a person born on this date, Michael Jordan is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (February 17) and the 1st most popular for the year (1963).
People born on February 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Michael Jordan is the 5th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Michael Jordan's birthday, Michael Jordan is the 13th most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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