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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 is considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Of 615 American Billionaires, Only 6 Of Them Are Black [Video]

Of 615 American Billionaires, Only 6 Of Them Are Black

According to Business Insider, there are 615 billionaires in America. But Forbes' Billionaires List shows that only 6 of them are Black. The lack of diversity spotlights the huge wealth gap between..

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Michael Jordan makes $100 million pledge to racial equality organizations [Video]

Michael Jordan makes $100 million pledge to racial equality organizations

Basketball legend Michael Jordan recently announced that he would be committing $100 million to “[ensure] racial equality”

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Trending: Michael Jordan to donate $100m to organisations fighting for racial equality, J.K Rowling slammed for transphobic twee [Video]

Trending: Michael Jordan to donate $100m to organisations fighting for racial equality, J.K Rowling slammed for transphobic twee

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Michael Jordan’s Brands Donates $100 Million To Fight Racism [Video]

Michael Jordan’s Brands Donates $100 Million To Fight Racism

Michael Jordan’s Brands Donates $100 Million To Fight Racism

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Michael Jordan backs George Floyd protests in rare political intervention [Video]

Michael Jordan backs George Floyd protests in rare political intervention

Michael Jordan has backed the protests that have swept the US following the death of George Floyd.

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NBA great Michael Jordan voices outrage over Floyd death in statement: 'We have had enough' [Video]

NBA great Michael Jordan voices outrage over Floyd death in statement: 'We have had enough'

Basketball great Michael Jordan voices outrage over the death of George Floyd in social media statement: 'We have had enough'

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Michael Jordan's old trainers sell for over half a million dollars! [Video]

Michael Jordan's old trainers sell for over half a million dollars!

A pair of Air Jordan 1's from 1985, which were worn and autographed by the basketball legend, were recently sold at auction: and they ended up breaking a world record!

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Michael Jordan claims he had food poisoning in legendary 'Flu Game' [Video]

Michael Jordan claims he had food poisoning in legendary 'Flu Game'

The Bulls icon is remembered for scoring 38 points while being very sick during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals.

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Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand announce $100 million donation to social justice organizations

The pledge is for $100 million over 10 years to organizations "dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education."
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Michael Jordan speaks out on George Floyd death and protests: 'We have had enough'

The NBA legend said Sunday: "I stand with those who are calling out the ingrained racism and violence toward people of color in our country."
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Clyde Drexler says he'll eventually watch "The Last Dance" about Michael Jordan and the Bulls. First, he has his own documentary to see.
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Here are 7 dream athlete documentaries we'd like to see given the Michael Jordan treatment

In this sports-deprived state, documentaries are the new Super Bowl. And we have seven athletes who should get "The Last Dance" treatment.
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Did Jordan go too far? Or was he a great leader? Amaechi and Syed debate

Former NBA player John Amaechi and journalist Matthew Syed debate on BBC Radio 5 Live whether Michael Jordan's leadership techniques in The Last Dance crossed the line.
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Horace Grant fumes at Michael Jordan's 'lie' in 'The Last Dance' about him being a 'snitch'

Power forward Horace Grant, who won three NBA titles with the Bulls, disputes Michael Jordan's "Last Dance" claim he passed along locker room details.
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Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn 'Air Jordan 1s' Sneakers Sell for $560,000

A pair of Air Jordan 1s from 1985, signed by the NBA legend, broke an auction record on Sunday.
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Screaming Indiana Pacers fan Kathy Harrison, who went viral from Michael Jordan's 'The Last Dance,' talks about new fame

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'Don't ever talk trash to Black Jesus' among most unforgettable quotes from Michael Jordan in 'Last Dance'

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Seven reasons we're still obsessed with Michael Jordan

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Why Michael Jordan's Bulls would've had trouble winning seventh title in 1999

Michael Jordan said he "felt like we could've won seven (titles)" if Bulls owner kept the team together. But what were the chances if he got his wish?
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'The Last Dance' winners, losers: Michael Jordan, Jerry Krause, Isiah Thomas and memes lead way

Who "won" the 10-part documentary? Who "lost?" USA TODAY Sports breaks down who looks better or worse in the aftermath of "The Last Dance."
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Michael Jordan on Chicago Bulls: 'I felt like we could've won seven' NBA titles

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Michael Jordan insists in 'The Last Dance' he did not push off on Bryon Russell in 1998 NBA Finals

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What we learned about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls from 'The Last Dance'

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'The Last Dance': Michael Jordan 'flu game' in 1997 NBA Finals result of food poisoning from pizza

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Michael Jordan: NBA legend's trainers sell for record $560,000

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Jordan's first Air Jordan sneakers sold for record $560,000 at Sotheby's

NBA great Michael Jordan's autographed match-worn sneakers from his rookie season fetched a record $560,000 in an online auction, Sotheby's said on Sunday.
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'A wager? Whatever makes you uncomfortable' - how legend Jordan psyched out Lineker's golf mate

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Michael Jordan's villains: Ranking MJ's fiercest NBA rivals of the 1990s

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'The Last Dance:' Why Scott Burrell enjoyed Michael Jordan's trash talking on 1997-98 Chicago Bulls

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'This one's for daddy': 'The Last Dance' showcases Michael Jordan's human side in emotional title without father

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'The Last Dance' takeaways: Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr explain why their relationship grew after a practice fight

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Michael Jordan's father built UNC's Roy Williams a wood-burning stove during recruitment

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The Last Dance: 'I did not anticipate this reaction'

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Episode 6 of "The Last Dance" examined an infamous Michael Jordan topic: his penchant for gambling on just about anything outside of basketball.
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Roy Williams recalls Michael Jordan running 4.38 40-yard dash as North Carolina sophomore

Nearly 40 years later, UNC coach Roy Williams can remember Michael Jordan's unofficial 40-yard dash time from his sophomore year: 4.38.
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'The Last Dance' takeaways: Michael Jordan dismisses Isiah Thomas' explanation for not shaking hands after playoff loss

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Steve Kerr says Michael Jordan punching him in the face during 1995 training camp 'helped our relationship'

Steve Kerr, a former teammate of Michael Jordan, said that the legend punching him in the face in 1995-96 training camp helped their relationship.
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Warriors coach Steve Kerr disagrees with Michael Jordan that Scottie Pippen was 'selfish' to delay surgery

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The endless debate: Nuggets coach Mike Malone compares Michael Jordan and LeBron James

As the debate re-emerges, Michael Malone sided with the player he grew up watching (Michael Jordan) over the player he coached (LeBron James).
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ESPN analyst Jay Bilas says Michael Jordan isn't the GOAT — in college, that is. It's Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

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Warriors' Draymond Green criticizes Michael Jordan in defense of Scottie Pippen

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Michael Jordan discussed his late father, dropped hints of 'The Last Dance' in 2017 interview

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