Through Michael Jordan’s athletic success on the court, he was able to make himself and his brand into a cultural icon, which had a great impact on the game of basketball, fashion, marketing, and the economy in America. Before Jordan took on the rest of society, he was focussed on the game of basketball. Jordan was the face of the NBA. He took the game to new heights through his game changing performances. Starting in college at the University of North Carolina, Jordan proved to everyone that he was going to be something spectacular in the NBA.
Michael Jordan grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina but was born in Brooklyn New York City on February 17, 1963. Michael Jordan 's parents were James and Dolores Jordan. He had 5 kids Marcus, Jeffrey, Isabelle, Jasmine, and Victoria Jordan. Michael Jordan had a social movement on police brutality and what he did was donated $1000000 to International Association of chiefs of Police institute for Community Police relations. Michael Jordan went to college and got his bachelor 's degree in geography at the University of North Carolina
Two of the greatest players to ever step on a basketball court, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. When thinking of greatness in the realm of basketball, these two definitely come to mind. They revolutionized the game and brought a standard to be met- Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. These two players were very similar in many ways. The moves they made were the exact same from the fade away jump shot, to the way they dunked the ball.
The one person that tops that list to me is Michael Jordan, a shooting guard in the NBA who played 15 seasons and left a significant mark on the league. What makes basketball players earn their place in the debate of the GOAT depends on several criteria including; championships rings, awards, and self performance, all of which Michael Jordan substantially meets to be crowned the GOAT basketball player. Possibly one of the most heated topics when discussing basketball players is the amount of rings they win. Championships show how great the players performed because they are the end goal of every single season. It is what players want to win every single year, at the end of every single season, and the greatest players find a way to do so.
The Jordan Brand organization, made by Nike, is one of the business' most productive organizations. In 2013, Jordan Brand shoes earned an amazing 2.7 billion dollars. Around the same time, Michael Jordan, by joining forces with Nike, earned an expected $90 million.
“Magic and Bird excited the crowds with their new styles and spectacular plays, as they influenced the rest of the league to change into a league based on their styles of play.” (Levin) Then in 90’s Michael Jordan has showed the best basketball in the NBA’s history. As entering the new millennium, the league’s change in style showed up and downs but Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, and Vince Carter brought a new definition to the game. These key players contain their own individual styles, but different generations in NBA had its own shooting,
They all share certain aspects of their game in common and because all of them went into the baseball’s history as the best. Some of the players have broken records that have remained unbroken for decades and seem like there are many years to come before it will be surpassed, players have also won countless awards and went to multiple All Star games in their career. The best players were able to lead their teams to victory when no one else was able to. They also played every part of the game with everything they had and played almost perfectly. However, beside from all this they have also left behind their legacy, which has inspired young baseball players all over the world.
I want to play like him as I continue to get better and better every time I play basketball. Kobe makes the game much more enjoyable to watch because of his acrobatic shots and stunning defense. Basketball is my favorite sport of all-time. There are just endless possibilities when it comes to the thought of