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Articles tagged: Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan releases statement on passing of Dean Smith

Former North Carolina coach Dean Smith was one of the most accomplished individuals in college basketball history, and he was perhaps best known for coaching arguably the greatest basketball player of all time. Michael Jordan became a household name when he played for the Tar Heels under Smith. Jordan made the game-winning shot in the…Read More

Will Perdue explains why Michael Jordan punched him

Last week former Chicago Bulls forward Horace Grant shared a story about the time Michael Jordan punched teammate Will Perdue in the face during practice and left him with a black eye. The story checks out. While hosting the Bulls pregame show on CSN Chicago Wednesday, Perdue provided some more details. He claims Grant left…Read More

Michael Jordan once punched Will Perdue in the face during practice

The stories about Michael Jordan’s competitiveness are legendary, and we’re not even talking about his attitude to towards opponents. No, MJ was equally as fiery towards his own teammates. There was the infamous story about the time when MJ punched teammate Steve Kerr. There are tales about him popping Jud Buechler. And now we’ve heard…Read More

Mike Tyson once confronted Michael Jordan over Robin Givens relationship

Mike Tyson’s longtime friend and manager Rory Holloway has written a book about the legendary boxer that contains some great anecdotes, including one about the time Tyson confronted Michael Jordan about a woman. Holloway’s “Taming the beast: The untold story of Mike Tyson” talks about the time Iron Mike had dinner with several Chicago sports…Read More

Michael Jordan congratulates Kobe Bryant for passing him

Michael Jordan congratulated Kobe Bryant on Sunday for passing him on the all-time scoring list. Bryant made two free throws in the second quarter of the Lakers-Timberwolves game to give him 32,293 career points — one more than Jordan’s 32,292. “I congratulate Kobe on reaching this milestone,” Jordan said in a statement. “He’s obviously a…Read More

President Obama zings Michael Jordan over MJ’s Charlotte Hornets

President Obama got back at Michael Jordan with a zinger of his own. During an interview with Ahmad Rashad on “Back 9 Network,” MJ was asked to name his dream foursome for golf. His Airness mentioned Arnold Palmer and then President Obama, saying he’d like to golf with the president. But MJ reconsidered his Obama…Read More

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