Michael Jordan Timeline M.Mellas

  • The Birth of Legend, Michael Jordan

    The Birth of Legend, Michael Jordan
    Michael Jordan was born February 17 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the fourth of five children. Michael and his family soon decided to move to Wilmington, North Carolina. Michael then attended Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington.
  • First Basketball Scholarship

    First Basketball Scholarship
    Michael earns a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina majoring in cultural geography.
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  • His first Awards

    His first Awards
    He wins the Naismith and the Wooden College Player of the Year awards
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  • Leaving the University

    Leaving the University
    Jordan leaves the University of North Carolina one year before his graduation and enters the 1984 NBA Draft, but soon returned to complete his degree in 1986
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  • He's in the NBA!

    He's in the NBA!
    Michael gets selected to be on the Chicago Bulls
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  • The Olympics

    The Olympics
    He wins the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics
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  • He's a Rookie!

    He's a Rookie!
    Michael wins the NBA Rookie of the Year award
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  • The Air Jordan

    The Air Jordan
    The Air Jordan (Michael Jordan’s brand of sneakers) pair of sneakers has been introduced by Nike and is a breakthrough in basketball shoe design
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  • He won't let anyone past

    He won't let anyone past
    Michael gets awarded the NBA Defensive Player of the Year
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  • His wife and Kids

    His wife and Kids
    Michael Marries the love of his life; Juanita Vanoy. They have two sons named Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James, and also have a daughter called Jasmine
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  • The first NBA title for the Chicago Bulls

    The first NBA title for the Chicago Bulls
    Michael Jordan gets into the NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Bulls win 4-1 games. The Bulls win their first NBA title and Michael gets awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Player) award.
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  • The Olympics again

    The Olympics again
    Michael wins gold in the 1992 Summer Olympics with the "Dream Team" that included Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and David Robinson
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  • NBA Twice in a Row

    NBA Twice in a Row
    Michael Jordan gets into the NBA titles again, versing the Portland Trail Blazers. The Bulls win 4-2. They win their second consecutive NBA title and Michael gets awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Player) award twice in a row
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  • The Bulls win their third consecutive NBA title

    The Bulls win their third consecutive NBA title
    Michael Jordan gets into the NBA titles for the third time, versing the Phoenix Suns. The Bulls win 4-2. They win their third consecutive NBA title, making them the first team in 27 years to win three consecutive titles. Michael then gets awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Player) award three times in a row
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  • Michael's Retirement

    Michael's Retirement
    Michael Jordan stuns the basketball world by retiring
  • Michael's contract with the Chicagoe White Sox

    Michael's contract with the Chicagoe White Sox
    Michaels signs a free agent contract with the Chicago White Sox
  • Space Jam

    Space Jam
    Michael Jordan makes a movie about basketball called Space Jam. He stars with Bugs Bunny (voiced by Billy West) and the rest of the Looney Tunes characters
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  • The fourth NBA title for the Bulls

    The fourth NBA title for the Bulls
    Michael Jordan gets into the NBA titles for the fourth time, versing the Seattle SuperSonics. The Bulls win 4-2, winning their fourth NBA title. Michael then gets awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Player) award for the fourth time
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  • The fifth NBA title for the Chicago Bulls

    The fifth NBA title for the Chicago Bulls
    Michael Jordan gets into the NBA titles for the fifth time, versing the Utah Jazz. The Bulls win 4-2, winning their fifth NBA title. Michael then gets awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Player) award for the fifth time
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  • Top 50

    Top 50
    Michael gets voted as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history by the media, former players, coaches, general managers and teams
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  • 6th NBA title for the Chicagoe Bulls

    6th NBA title for the Chicagoe Bulls
    Michael Jordan gets into the NBA titles again for the sixth time, versing the Utah Jazz (Which happens to be his last NBA title). The Bulls win 4-2. They win their second consecutive NBA title against Utah Jazz and Michael gets awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Player) award for the sixth time.
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  • ESPY

    ESPY
    Michael wins the ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) athlete of the century award.
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    The Washington WIzards

    Michael Jordan came out from retirement to play with the Washington Wizards
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  • Michael's Divorce

    Michael's Divorce
    Michael divorces his wife Juanita