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8 February 2016
Michael Jordan: The G.O.A.T Michael Jordan once said “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen” (Michael Jordan Quotes). His exciting and flashy style of play reinvented the game (King). Jordan inspired people all over the world to be more active,his amazing play made more people want to watch making basketball more popular and even helped boost America 's economy. If Jordan never played, the world of sports would be completely different. Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn New York (Aldridge). Michael Jordan was born an raised by James Jordan and Deloris Peoples (Halberstam). They later moved North…show more content… He Jordan showed that he could fix them when he was named an all star and received rookie of the year. The next year in his second season jordan missed 64 games although when he returned he scored 49 points in his first game and then in the second 63 in his second and broke the record for most points in a playoff game ("Michael Jordan Biography” Biography.com). Although Jordan played great in the beginning of the playoffs later in the Eastern Conference Finals the Bulls experienced a very tough loss to the Detroit Pistons (Isaacson). Although Jordan was not as successful as hoped he was still awarded defensive player of the year and MVP ("Michael Jordan Biography"). The Next year the Bulls blew it once more to Isiah Thomas and The Bad Boys In the eastern conference finals as one of Jordan 's most discouraging moments in his career. “After watching Chicago lose by 19 points to the Pistons in the seventh and deciding game of the 1990 NBA Eastern Conference finals-a game in which Scottie Pippen`s migraine contributed to his 1-for-10 shooting day-Bulls General Manager Jerry Krause could take it no longer. All 5 feet 7 inches of him burst into his team`s dressing room and all but took a door off its hinges (Isaacson).” This shows how disappointed the Bulls and Jordan where but Many believe that Jordan never would have been as good without this moment in his career.
In 1991 the Bulls added another