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10 Reasons Why Michael Jordan Is The Greatest Basketball Player Ever

10 Reasons Why Michael Jordan Is The Greatest Basketball Player Ever
many people consider

michael

jordan

to be the

greatest

player

of all time but many people haven't seen

michael

jordan

in the prime of his career to see how great he truly was to put his career in perspective here are 10

reasons

why Michael Jordan is the

greatest

basketball

player

number one college careers before Michael Jordan had a great NBA career he had a great college career as a freshman in college at the University of North Carolina Jordan made the game-winning jump shot in the 1982 NCAA National Championship game against Patrick Ewing and the Georgetown Hoyas he won the Naismith Wooden College Player of the Year in 1984 as the average 17.7 points per game on 54% shooting in his three years at North Carolina burr - rookie season after being selected third overall by the Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan had one of the best rookie seasons

ever

averaging 28 points per game and a star was born the lead was put on notice that a new star had entered the NBA the Bulls even made the playoffs in his rookie season before being swept by the Bucks number three early playoff moments Michael Jordan's second season was injury play as he broke his foot in the third game of the season the team still made the playoffs as they would meet Larry Bird in the Boston Celtics in the first round Jordan made it back from his injury just in time to face the Celtics but the Bulls would get sweat not before Jordan would have the performance of his life who was 63 points in game to a playoff scoring record that still stands to this day foul against kevin mchale Middleton with no time showing on the clock kevin mchale can't believe it in one of the first tests under pressure of his career Michael Jordan showed all the poise of a veteran as he calmly stepped to the line and sank crucial free-throws and this is pressure over time it game 2 of our best-of-five of love Jordan goes up for the shot and hits it and has 61 points to tie Elgin Baylor all-time single game playoff record that he established against these Celtics Jordan III points and you're looking at an all-time record the Celtics prevailed and they would go on to win the series in three games but from that day forward the history of Boston Garden would include not only the many championships of Celtic teams past but also the remarkable playoff performance a young Chicago bull named Michael Jordan MVP Michael Jordan has won the MVP award five times in 1988 1991 1992 1996 and 1998 and the league that had legends like Larry Bird Magic Johnson Hakeem Olajuwon Charles Barkley and H Buell he also won three all-star game MVP let's go to look at some of those soon the cool number five the first title after Jordans sixth season in the NBA and being bounced s

ever

al times by the Celtics and the Detroit Pistons they advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals where their rival the Detroit Pistons awaited them however if the Bulls sweep the Pistons in a four-game sweep this time the Bulls amantha the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history face Magic Johnson to James Worthy and the Los Angeles Lakers compiling an outstanding 15 include playoff pressure along the way and gave the world that one of the most iconic moves in NBA history they finished off the Lakers in five games and his first of many their trip a portion of this form drivers right try to get back number six the first three-peat after winning his first ring Jordan and the Bulls continued their dominance in the 91 season establishing a 67 and 15 record topping their franchise record Jordan won his second consecutive MVP award and the Bulls met Clyde Drexler in the Portland Trailblazers in the finals and Game one Jordan scored a Finals record 35 points in the first half including a record-setting six three-pointers the Bulls will go on to defeat the Blazers and six games in Jordan was named Finals MVP for the second year in a row finishing off the series with averages of 35 points per game for rebound and then went on to win the 1992 NBA championship and on the way legend of Michael Jordan in the 1993 season Michael Jordan lost the MVP award to Charles Barkley who he would go on to face in the 1993 finals where Jordan would become the first player in NBA history to win three straight Finals MVP award who scored more than 30 points in every game of the series including 40 or more points and 40 seconds game showing his greatness in every game in establishing himself as a legend I gotta call the helper said come back on October 6 1993 Jordan announced his retirement citing a loss of desire to play the game Jordan later stated that the murder of his father early in the year also shaped his decision he went on to play baseball for two years on march 18 1995 Jordan announced his return to the NBA there were two word press release I'm back in the 1996 season the Bulls finished 72 and 10 and after losing only one game in the playoffs they met Gary Payton and the Seattle SuperSonics in the final where the Bulls would go on to win the series 4-2 - and Michael Jordan received his fourth Finals MVP with averages of 30 points four rebounds and four assists the next year the Bulls were be right back at it making it to the finalists this time to face our Malone and the Utah Jazz Jordan would hit a buzzer beater jump shot and Game one of the series and the Bulls would go on to win the series - or two - with Michael Jordan having some epic game consuming the flu game in Game five he finished the series averaging 31 points per game and of course another Finals MVP in 1998 the Bulls would face the Utah Jazz again and the pot the Jazz were looking for redemption but Jordan wanted no part of that as he would make the game-winning jump shot in Game six securing the Bulls title and his sixth championship Georgia dry Hey number eight defense Michael Jordan wasn't just an offensive force but a defensive force as well he made the NBA all-defensive first team nine times in his career he also won Defensive Player of the Year in 1988 the same year he would win his first MVP along with being a three-time steals leader Jordan was arguably the best winged defender of all time when I'm playing defense I'm gonna break down my opponent mentally not just a man I'm guarding I want everyone another team to be looking over his shoulder watching from thinking about way you you you you you number nine dunks it seemed like Michael Jordan dunked on everybody you knew from Patrick Ewing to Alonzo Mourning if he had his tongue out he was going to do something spectacular he won to dunk contest including the iconic free-throw line dunk which became a legendary image across the world watch again take until my soaring leaping one-handed we went left side number ten unbeatable michael jordan was one of the pledges players of all time his most notable clutch shots include the game-winner he hit in the 1984 n-c-double-a national championship game against Georgetown and the 1996 game six finals game winner against the Jazz but Jordan has had countless other game winners he is undefeated in championships games and was almost impossible to stop 101 there's even been stories that Jordan has never lost a game of one-on-one who would I want to play 101 that list is very long start off the Jerry West Elgin Baylor Kobe Bryant in his prime LeBron and his party waiting his plan Melo that's a good start I don't think I lose other Kobe Bryant for these kills all my mic was Mike you know he would jaw him a little bit and uh I really give me to me defensively and uh you know he's backing me down you know sit better screen for mountain way you know mama Hama you know hit just hit the famous fadeaway on me and then you know I said okay okay you got it going and you say hey you know further let me tell you something he said you know you may be the best high school player in the world but under greatest ever don't you ever disrespect you know the great like that comment below your favorite moment from Michael Jordan until then it's been your boy Johnny Walker LA and I'm out back
10 reasons why michael jordan is the greatest basketball player ever

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