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American basketball player and businessman

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Michael Jordan: American basketball player and businessman
Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials MJ, is an American former professional basketball player and the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls. His biography on the official NBA website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." He 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.


Recently born twin ring-tailed lemurs pop outside at British zoo [Video]

Recently born twin ring-tailed lemurs pop outside at British zoo

Zookeepers capture first footage of month-old twin baby lemurs clinging tightly to their mother at Chester Zoo

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Jordan, O'Neal pay tribute to Bryant [Video]

Jordan, O'Neal pay tribute to Bryant

Basketball legends Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal make emotional speeches in memory of their friend Kobe Bryant

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:41Published
Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant [Video]

Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan gives an emotional tribute and admits he's given the world another “crying Jordan” meme.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:01Published
Michael Jordan pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant [Video]

Michael Jordan pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant

Fighting back tears, basketball great Michael Jordan has paid tribute to his close friend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash last month.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:38Published

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