Do you know the basketball sensation Michael Jordan? Well if you don’t I will tell you some information about him. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 17,1963. When he was born, his name was Michael Jeffery Jordan. He had four siblings (two brothers and two sisters). He was born as his family’s fourth child. His parents’ names were Deloris Jordan and James R. Jordan. When he was younger he liked baseball more than basketball. A couple years later his brother helped him get his love for basketball. He went to Ogden Elementary School then he went to Trask Middle School. After that he went to Emsley A. Laney High School he tried to qualify for his high school team, but he didn’t make it. He didn’t make it because he was too short and couldn’t dunk a basketball on ten feet basketball net.
Michael Jordan is famous basketball player because of his awesome stats and skills in basketball. He is also known as the best basketball player in all of NBA history. He got started from his brother who inspired him to be a basketball player. He has 5 children and he is married to Yvette Prieto currently, but was married to Juanita Vanoy some years before. He played for fifteen seasons and during those fifteen seasons he played for the Chicago Bulls and the Washington Wizards. He scored 32,292 points in his career. In the middle of his career his father died and he stopped basketball and played baseball for 1 year. His team in baseball was the Birmingham Barons. He also played basketball in the Olympics and won two gold medals. He was MVP and Finals MVP (Most Valuable Player) six times. He also made the All -NBA first team 10 times.
By: Shubham Gupta