Tag: Michael Jordan

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Who is the Greatest Player in NBA Finals History?

The age-old debate over which NBA player should be anointed the greatest of all time reaches a fever pitch come playoff time. And with good reason. While there is no shortage of NBA players who have established themselves as stars with standout play during the regular season, only players who […]

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The Ultimate NBA Finals Dream Teams

LeBron James, Larry Bird, and Michael Jordan have all produced spectacular performances in the NBA Finals. But if you could go back in time and assemble a Dream Team of NBA greats to compete in an ultimate NBA Finals matchup, who would you pick? Here’s a look at our picks […]

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MINT25 Auction: Babe Ruth Contract, Michael Jordan Last Dance Jersey

If the MINT25 auction is any indication, sports collectibles are going to enjoy another big year. This collection features 25 iconic items, including a 1918 signed Babe Ruth contract. While Ruth’s contract could fetch upwards of $1 million, a rare item signed by Tom Brady could top $2 million. The […]

Luc Longley with Michael Jordan on the Chicago Bulls bench in 1996. (Image: Getty)

Luc Longley: One Giant Leap Documentary Available on YouTube

Luc Longley, the first Australian player in the NBA, won three championships alongside Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. However, Longley was omitted from the Michael Jordan documentary The Last Dance, so an Australian TV network produced a documentary series titled “Luc Longley: One Giant Leap” about Longley’s rise in […]

Ungraded copies of a 1991 Upper Deck baseball card showing Michael Jordan taking batting practice have sold for upwards of $100 in recent days. (Image: eBay)

Jumped the Shark? Jordan’s Rookie Baseball Card Sees Record Prices

Even though he finished his brief, one-year minor league career with a .202 batting average, three home runs, and 51 RBIs, collectors now clamor for Michael Jordan’s baseball “rookie card.” That card, an insert in the 1991 Upper Deck baseball set that shows Jordan taking batting practice with the Chicago […]

Michael Jordan returns to the NBA with the Washington Wizards in 2001. (Image: Getty)

2001 Flashback: Michael Jordan Unretires to Join Washington Wizards

After a three-year layoff, Michael Jordan laced up his sneakers and unretired for the second time in his storied NBA career when he joined the Washington Wizards for the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons. While the ESPN documentary series “The Last Dance” covered Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls, his […]

NBA commissioner David Stern awards the 1993 NBA Finals MVP to Michael Jordan after the Chicago Bulls won their third-straight NBA championship. (Image: Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty)

1990s Dynasty: Michael Jordan Secures 6 Titles for the Chicago Bulls

Between 1991 and 1998, Michael Jordan led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA titles during their 1990s dynasty, bookended by three-peats before general manager Jerry Krause broke up the team, and Jordan retired for a second time. It’s no surprise that Jordan was named MVP of the NBA Finals in […]

Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan defends Detroit Pistons guard Isaiah Thomas during the 1991 NBA Playoffs. (Image: Getty)

Bad Boys Detroit Pistons and the So-Called ‘Jordan Rules’

“The Last Dance” documentary on Michael Jordan referenced the “Jordan Rules” multiple times. The “Jordan Rules” were a specific set of rules the Detroit Pistons conjured up to stop Air Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in the playoffs. In addition, sportswriter Sam Smith titled a searing tell-all book published in […]

Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan sitting on the bench during the Jordan's final season with the Chicago Bulls against Vancouver Grizzlies in 1998. (Image: Andy Hayt/Getty)

The Last Dance, Episode 1: ‘Mike’ Jordan and Cocaine Traveling Circus

ESPN aired the first two episodes of “The Last Dance,” the documentary about Michael Jordan and his final season with the Chicago Bulls in 1997-98 as they sought to win their sixth championship and complete a second three-peat. The first episode revealed Jordan’s origin story from the freshman named “Mike” […]

Michael Jordan and head coach Phil Jackson celebrate their victory in the 1998 NBA Finals. (Image: Jeff Haynes/Getty)

Michael Jordan Documentary ‘The Last Dance’ Moves Air Date to April

ESPN announced it’s moving up the air date for “The Last Dance”, a 10-part documentary series on basketball legend Michael Jordan. The highly anticipated series on one of the world’s greatest professional athletes will air on Sunday nights starting April 19, 2020. The series will focus on the final championship […]