The Ultimate Michael Jordan Quiz

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What year was Michael Jordan born?

Michael Jordan was born to James and Delores Jordan on Feb. 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York.

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Which city is the home to Michael Jordan's high school?

Michael Jordan attended Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina. Jordan's family moved to Wilmington when he was a toddler.

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Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team.

As a high school sophomore, Michael Jordan began to show signs of his basketball prowess but was still assigned to the junior varsity team as opposed to the varsity team. Laney High basketball coach Clifton "Pop" Herring said underclassmen, like the 15-year-old Jordan, were rarely selected to play varsity.

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For which college did Michael Jordan play basketball?

Michael Jordan played for the University of North Carolina under future Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith.

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What year was Michael Jordan drafted to the NBA?

Michael Jordan was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the No. 3 overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft.

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Which former NBA great once said, "If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan."

Retired NBA player, coach and executive Elgin Baylor said of Michael Jordan, "If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan."

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What year did Michael Jordan win his first NBA championship?

Michael Jordan won his first NBA championship with the Chicago Bulls in 1991. The 1991 win was also the first NBA championship title for the franchise.

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How many NBA championships did Michael Jordan win?

Michael Jordan won six championships (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998), all with the Chicago Bulls.

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What year was Michael Jordan first named NBA league MVP?

Michael Jordan was first named the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 1988. Jordan went on to receive the award a total of five times during his career.

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What is Michael Jordan's middle name?

Michael Jordan's middle name is Jeffrey.

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What number did Michael Jordan wear on his jersey?

Michael Jordan wore No. 23 on his jersey. Jordan once had to wear No. 12 during a game after discovering his jersey had been stolen.

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What is Michael Jordan's record for points scored in a single game?

On March 28, 1990, Michael Jordan scored 69 points for the Chicago Bulls when they faced the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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What did Michael Jordan wear during games for good luck?

Michael Jordan wore his University of North Carolina practice shorts under his jersey for good luck.

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How many siblings does Michael Jordan have?

Michael Jordan has two older brothers, one older sister and one younger sister.

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Michael Jordan only competed in the 1992 Olympic games.

Michael Jordan actually played in the Olympics twice, on the 1984 and 1992 U.S. Olympic basketball teams. The U.S. team won the gold medal both times.

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Which NBA player said, "I grew up in Chicago, and I understand what Michael Jordan symbolizes?"

Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade delivered the line in an interview about growing up in the Chicago suburb of Robbins, Illinois.

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Which season did Michael Jordan have the highest points-per-game average?

Michael Jordan's highest points-per-game average was 37.09, and it occurred during the 1986-87 NBA season.

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How many children does Michael Jordan have?

Michael Jordan has five children. Three children are from his first marriage to Juanita. He also has twins with his second wife, Yvette.

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What sports drink launched the "Be Like Mike" campaign featuring Michael Jordan in 1992?

Gatorade launched the "Be Like Mike" campaign featuring Michael Jordan in 1992. In 2015, Jordan narrated a new generation of commercials for Gatorade.

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Which team did Michael Jordan and the North Carolina Tar Heels beat for the NCAA championship in 1982?

Michael Jordan and the Tar Heels defeated the Georgetown Hoyas for the 1982 NCAA championship.

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Which shoe company began producing Air Jordans in 1985?

In 1985, Nike and Michael Jordan teamed up for a line of basketball shoes and the Air Jordan I was born.

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How many NBA teams did Michael Jordan play for?

Michael Jordan played for two different teams in the NBA, the Chicago Bulls and the Washington Wizards.

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There is a strain of Salmonella named after Michael Jordan.

In 1993, Dr. Stanford Shulman named a previously undiscovered strain of the bacteria, <i>Salmonella mjordan.</i>

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How many years did Michael Jordan play college basketball?

Michael Jordan played college basketball for three years. Jordan left the University of North Carolina after his junior year for the NBA draft.

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Which current NBA superstar said, "I was a Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan fan growing up?"

In a 2010 interview with Larry King, Cleveland Cavaliers' player LeBron James delivered the admission, "I was a Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan fan growing up." Although he and Jordan were not in the NBA at the same time, that hasn't stopped fans from debating who would win a match-up.

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What minor league baseball team did Michael Jordan play for?

Michael Jordan paused his NBA career to play for the Birmingham Barons baseball team during the 1993-94 season. He retired from baseball in 1995 and returned to the NBA.

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Michael Jordan first retired from the NBA in 1993.

Michael Jordan first retired from the NBA after winning his third NBA championship with the Chicago Bulls.

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What jersey number did Michael Jordan wear while playing minor league baseball?

Michael Jordan wore jersey No. 45 while playing minor league baseball.

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What NBA team does Michael Jordan currently own?

Michael Jordan became the majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets in 2010.

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How many total points did Michael Jordan score in his career?

Michael Jordan's career point total is 32,292. As of January 2016, Jordan ranks fourth on the NBA career points list.

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