Nine little tips about “Basketball God” Michael Jordan
2023/10/18

1. Jordan holds the NBA record for consecutive games with at least 1 point, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal, and 1 block - 17 games in a row, tied with David Robinson.

2. During the 1994-1995 season, Jordan trained with the Golden State Warriors for two days. After the training, Jordan played a game against the Warriors' main players with a few water cooler players and won.

3. Jordan is the only player in NBA history to score 50 or more points in three different decades - the 80s, 90s, and 2000s.

4. In 30 games against Sherman Douglas, Jordan remained undefeated, setting a record for most wins against a single player.

5. In a 1985 exhibition game in Italy, Jordan shattered a backboard with a 45-degree glide dunk. The Air Jordan 1 shoes he wore that day were later named "Shattered Backboard."

6. Jordan's lowest career point total in a game was 2 points, which happened in December 2002.

7. Besides wearing numbers 23 and 45, Jordan also briefly wore number 12 in a game due to his jersey being stolen. Despite the jersey mishap, Jordan scored 49 points in that game, but the Bulls lost to the Magic.

8. In 1998, Jordan had a salary of 33.1 million dollars, surpassing the league's salary cap of 26.9 million dollars. At the time, only four centers - Ewing, O'Neal, Robinson, and Olajuwon - had salaries over 10 million dollars.

9. Besides the Bulls and Wizards, the Miami Heat also retired Jordan's jersey on April 12, 2003. It was his last season, and the Heat honored him by retiring a combination jersey of both the Bulls and the Wizards.

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