Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player, businessman, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.

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In reality I never want to grow up.

I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.

In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I've been given the chance to meet all kinds of people to travel and expand my financial capabilities to get ideas and learn about life to create a world apart from basketball.

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.

How many times have your parents told you not to do things, and the next thing you know you go do it? And you realized you shouldn't have done it.

Some people want it to happen some wish it would happen others make it happen.

I've never been afraid to fail.

My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn't stand the sideline.

I've had tendinitis since college.

I think the players win the championship and the organization has something to do with it don't get me wrong. But don't try to put the organization above the players.

I want to play for years.

If you accept the expectations of others especially negative ones then you never will change the outcome.

Even when I'm old and grey I won't be able to play it but I'll still love the game.

I'm not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.

I can accept failure everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.

When I lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player it's time for me to move away from the game.

I know the signs of scaredness.

Do I need my number retired throughout the course of the league to acknowledge what I've done? No.

Gambling is legal and betting is legal for what I bet.

I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges.

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