Michael Jordan Timeline  

Michael Jordan played for the National Basketball Association from 1984 to 2003. The son of James and Deloris Jordan, Michael etched his name in the history of basketball with his phenomenal basketball playing skills.

Michael Jordan Timeline:

February 17, 1963: Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York.

March 29, 1982: As a freshman, Jordan hit a game winning jump shot to give North Carolina a 63:62 victory over Georgetown in the NCAA Championship.

June 1984: Continuous achievements flow in for Michael in the form of consecutive collegiate player of the year awards and finally his selection as the third overall pick in the NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls.

May 1985: Jordan made a mark as the NBA Rookie of the Year after averaging 28.2 points.

June 12, 1991: He scored 30 points as the Bulls defeated the Lakers in the NBA Finals.

June 3, 1992: Jordan scored an NBA playoff record 35 points in the first half of Game One of the NBA Finals against Portland. The Bulls won the series in six games.

August 1992: The legend helped USA cruise to a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics. This was his second, having won as an amateur in 1984.

June 1993: Jordan averaged a record 41 points per game against Phoenix in the NBA Finals as Bulls became the third franchise to win three straight championships.

October 6, 1993: He stunned everyone by announcing his retirement. Jordan stated that his decision was based on the negative press that came from his gambling indiscretions, the murder of his father over the summer and his belief that he had nothing more to prove.

April 8, 1994: Jordan entered into professional baseball game with the White Fox.

Nov. 1, 1994: Bulls retired Jordan's No. 23 and unveiled a statue of him in front of the United Center.

March 19, 1995: Jordan made a comeback with the Bulls, wearing number 45 that he wore in junior high school.

June 16, 1996: Jordan led Chicago over Seattle in the NBA finals and won laurels as the regular season MVP, NBA Finals MVP and All Star Game MVP.

June 13, 1997: Jordan and the Bulls won their second straight NBA title, defeating Utah in six games. Jordan’s made a place for himself in the NBA's 50 greatest players list.

June 14, 1998: Chicago won its third straight NBA title and sixth in eight years, beating Utah. It was the second time in this decade that the Bulls won three consecutive titles. Jordan won his third straight scoring title and 10th of his career and was named regular season MVP, NBA Finals MVP and All Star Game MVP.

January 13, 1999: He announced his retirement at a news conference in Chicago.

January 19, 2000: Jordan announced part ownership of Washington Wizards and became head of basketball operations.

September 10, 2001: Jordan dropped a hint towards a comeback, just for the undying passion towards the game.

September 25, 2001: He made his return official, agreeing to a two-year deal to play for the Wizards.

October 30, 2001: Jordan scored 19 points as the Wizards lost to the New York Knicks.

November 28, 2002: Jordan announced his retirement for the third time.

April 16, 2003: Jordan played his final game at Philadelphia.

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