Michael Jordan's Career

Timeline created by Abdul07
  • Michael Jordan is born!

    Michael Jordan is born!
    Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York
  • High school : Where it all began!

    High school : Where it all began!
    Jordan attended Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, where he anchored his athletic career by playing baseball, football, and basketball. Jordan became the star of Laney's junior varsity squad.
  • College: Where he became a star!

    College: Where he became a star!
    Jordan accepted a basketball scholarship to North Carolina. During his three seasons at North Carolina, he averaged 17.7 ppg on 54.0% shooting, and added 5.0 rebounds per game (rpg) Highlights on his College Career
  • Professional career: Early NBA years

    Professional career: Early NBA years
    The Chicago Bulls selected Jordan with the third overall pick. During his first season in the NBA, Jordan averaged 28.2 ppg on 51.5% shooting Early NBA Career
  • First retirement and baseball career

    First retirement and baseball career
    On October 6, 1993, Jordan announced his retirement, citing a loss of desire to play the game. Jordan then surprised the sports world by signing a minor league baseball contract with the Chicago White Sox on February 7, 1994 MJ's Baseball Career Highlights
  • "I'm back": Return to the NBA

    "I'm back": Return to the NBA
    In March 1995, Jordan decided to quit baseball due to the ongoing Major League Baseball strike. Jordan announced his return to the NBA through a two-word press release: "I'm back." "I'm Back"
  • Second retirement

    Second retirement
    With Phil Jackson's (Coach) contract expiring, the pending departures of Scottie Pippen (Best friend). Jordan retired for the second time on January 13, 1999. The Announcement