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Micheal Jord The Greatest Basketball Player

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Micheal Jordan is one the greatest all-time basketball players in the history of the NBA as well a great role model for athletes. Jordan teaches athletes how to reach towards their goals, how to accept failure, and how to succeed. Michael Jordan is known around the world as “Air Jordan” , " G.O.A.T "( Greatest of All Times), "MJ", and "His Airness ".He acquired this nickname by jumping from the free throw line and dunking. This simulated that he was “flying” through the air. By breaking countless records, winning many NBA titles and being known world round as the best basketball player there ever was, he has forever changed the game of basketball. He led the NBA, scoring seven consecutive seasons (1987-1993), tying Chamberlain 's record and…show more content…
Jordan was that teenager in high school that did not make the basketball the first year because he was not good enough. He accepted the fact the was not good enough but did not let him stop him from accomplishing his dreams . He worked twice as hard than he did the year before to make the high school team his second year. He became the star player for his high school and was giving the opportunity to attend a division one university. After his college career, Jordan was picked number three in the NBA Draft where he began to make history and inspire people around the…show more content…
He was not supposed to show, but at pregame warm-ups, he was there. When the game started Jordan was playing slow, 60% is normal game speed, and having to stop frequently for breaths. At the beginning of the second quarter, the Bulls were losing by 16 points. He then had a spark and at the end of the quarter, he had a total of 17 points! At halftime, Jordan spent his time getting pumped full of fluids. By the thirds quarter, he had slowed back down. He was useless. By the fourth and final quarter, the Jazz had the lead by 8. Jordan spiked back up and went on a 10 point run to put the Bulls in the lead. The Jazz retaliated and made the score 84-81 but Jordan moves quickly and makes a 2 pointer to put them a point down. After the quick score, Jordan was fouled and sent to the line. He tied it up and missed the next. Jordan got the rebound and looked for an open man. He faked the ball to Steve Kerr and shot with 26 seconds left. He nails the 3 and puts the Bulls up by 3, 88-85. The Jazz then holds on to the ball until 1 second is left, and they shoot but miss. Jordan collapsed on the ground from exhaustion, with 38 points and a win. Jordan won his 5th National Championship because he did not let the flu stop