Michael Jordan Timeline

By: Brett Taylor 8B

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Childhood

Birth

2/17/1963

Michael Jordan was born on Febuary 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York.

High School

1977 - 1981

Michael Jordan attended Laney high school in Wilmington, North Carolina.

College Career

College

1981 - 1983

Michael Jordan attended North Carolina University.

NC Basketball

1982

As a freshman, Jordan hit the game winning shot in the NCAA Championship.

NC Basketball

1982

Made All-American team and was the NCAA player of the year.

NC Basketball

1983

Was player of the year again and was also on the US Olympic Basketball team where he won a gold medal.

Pro Career

Michael Jordans life in the pros.

NBA Career

1966

MJ is named a member of top 50 greatest NBA players.

NBA Career

1966

MJ wins scoring title,MVP, finals MVP, and his 4th championship.

NBA Draft

1984

Was drafted 3rd overall pick by the Chicago Bulls.

Rookie Season

1984

Michael Jordan won NBA Rookie of the Year with 28.2 points per game.

Second Year

1985

MJ missed most of the season with a broken foot.

NBA Career

1986

Scored the playoof record in points with 63 against Boston.

NBA Career

1987

Won the Slam Dunk Contest and he also won his first of seven scoring titles and first all NBA team for the first out of seven times.

NBA Career

1988

Won Slam dunk contest and MVP again and also won defensive player of the year.

NBA Career

1989

Jordan makes championship winning shot for his 6th title and won MVP, and Finals MVP.

NBA Career

1989

Wins scoring title again.

NBA Career

1990

MJ scored his career best 69 points in a game against Cleveland.

NBA Career

1991

Regular season and Finals MVP; Lead Bulls to first championship.

NBA Career

1992

Won regular season and finals MVP again and won second straight title. MJ also was on the Olympic gold meadal basketall team.

NBA Career

1993

Won scoring title for his seventh straight year and also was the fastest player to score 20,000 points.

NBA Career

1993

Won NBA championship and MVP for his third straight year.

Fathers Death

8/3/1993

MJ's father James was found dead.

NBA Career

10/6/1993

Jodan retires from basketball saying he has nothing left to prove.

Baseball Career

12/1993

MJ began playing baseball and wanted to tryout for mthe White Sox.

MLB Career

1994

Jordan signs free agent contract with the white sox.

Debut

4/8/1994

Debuts with the White Sox.

Bulls

11/1/1994

Chicago Bulls retire Jordan's 23 and show a statue that they made of him.

The RFeturn

1995

MJ and the Bulls announcd the comeback.

Quitting

1995

Leaves baseball.

The Return

1995

Comes back strong wearing number 45.

NBA Career

1997

Won 9th scoring title, and another finals and regular season mvps.

NBA Career

1997

Jordan wins 5th NBA title and second straight.

Retiring

1999

Announces his full on retirement.

Award

1999

Named athlete of the century.

Ownership

Wizards

2000

Joins Wizards as part ownere and president of basketball operations. Also acquires owsnership in the Capitals.

Comeback

2001

Jordan comes out of retirement again and signs 2 year deal with wizards.

3rd retirement

2002

Retired for 3rd time.

Final Game

2003

MJ plays his final game.

Today

MJ's life today

Involvement

2004 - 2012

Now he has a lot of endorsement deals and sponserships and is an owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. He is also involved in a lot of service.