Profile Information

Full Name Michael Jeffrey Jordan
Nickname His Airness
Age 61 years old
Nationality American
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
NBA Debut 1984
Experience 15 Years
Total matches played 1,072
Total Finals Played 6 NBA Finals series

Inarguably the greatest NBA superstar of all, Michael Jordan transcended the league and made it into the global phenomenon it is today. Jordan was born on February 17th, 1963 in New York City. He won the NBA MVP award five times, only one fewer than Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who holds the record with six. Jordan also won Rookie of the Year, was a Slam Dunk Contest winner, and was an All-Star MVP, leaving no stone unturned in his glorious career. After retiring from the league in 1998, Jordan returned to the NBA in 2001 for a two-season stint with the Washington Wizards. In 2006, he became part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, before becoming the team’s majority shareholder in 2010.

When was Michael Jordan drafted?

Michael Jordan spent three seasons with North Carolina under legendary head coach Dean Smith and won an NCAA National Championship in his freshman year. He spent two more seasons with the program before declaring for the 1984 NBA draft. He was drafted third overall by the Chicago Bulls.

How Many NBA titles has Michael Jordan won?

Michael Jordan won his first NBA title in 1991. He and the Chicago Bulls beat Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1 in the NBA Finals. Jordan and the Bulls won the title again the following season, beating Clyde Drexler and the Portland Trail Blazers 4-2 in the 1992 NBA Finals. During the 1992-93 season, Jordan and the Bulls became only the third NBA team in history at that point to win three straight titles. They defeated Charles Barkley and the Phoenix Suns 4-2.

Jordan retired at the end of the 1993 season to try his hand at professional baseball. But he returned to the league during the 1994-95 season and led the Bulls to the Eastern Conference Finals, where they were beaten 4-2 by Shaquille O’Neal and the Orlando Magic. Jordan and the Bulls got back to their title-winning ways the following season. They finished the regular with a 72-10 record, the best in NBA history at the time, before powering their way through the East and setting up a date against the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1996 NBA Finals. The SuperSonics fought valiantly but eventually lost 4-2.

Over the next two seasons (1996-97 and 1997-98), Jordan’s final years with the Bulls, they met Karl Malone, John Stockton, and the Utah Jazz in the NBA Finals. In each Finals series, the Bulls won 4-2, with Jordan leading the way. He retired for the second time after winning his sixth title with the Bulls following the 1998 NBA Finals.

Michael Jordan finished his NBA career with six NBA titles and six NBA Finals MVP awards.