In the previous article, we learn about the childhood and personal life of Michael Jordan, a professional basketball player in the United States. Today, we will continue part two of his biography with his career and achievement.
Jordan dropped out of university in 1984 with the aim of participating in the “NBA Draft.” However, he was chosen by the Chicago Bulls.
In the Summer Olympics in 1984, he and his teammates such as Sam Perkins, Steve Alford, and Patrick Ewing won a gold medal.
Two years later, he came back to college and graduated from the University of North Carolina.
In the 1984-1987 period, although his team Chicago Bulls did not have much luck with champion, Jordan still proved his mettle with an average ppg of 28.2.
In the 1987-1990, some new stars of Chicago Bulls helped his team pass the first round of NBA Playoffs in the first season.
In the 1990-1991 season, his team defeated Detroit Pistons at the Eastern Conference finals and played against the Los Angeles Lakers at the NBA Finals to gain the first victory in the history of the game. The team then continued defeating Blazers and Phoenix Suns to win the three consecutive championships.
In the Summer Olympics 1992, he and his teammates namely Magic Johnson, David Robinson, and Larry Bird one again achieved a gold medal.
In 1993, he was observed gambling in an interview on the 60 Minutes show and publicly declared his decision to retire, saying that his father’s murder was one of the reasons.
In the following year, he decided to sign a baseball contract with Chicago White Sox to realize his father’s dream to see his son playing baseball.
In the same year, he played baseball for other minor teams including Birmingham Barons and Scottsdale Scorpions.
To know other stages of Jordan’s career and his achievements and awards, please wait for the next article. We hoped that our articles are all informative and useful for readers.