Taking stock of Jordan’s 10 most incredible records in his career
2023/10/17

1. 10-time scoring champion: Jordan won the scoring title in every season except his rookie season, two seasons with the Wizards, and an injury-shortened season. 

2. 6-time Finals MVP: Jordan's dominance is highlighted by winning six championships with the Bulls, never going to Game 7. Only Bill Russell and Shaquille O'Neal can compare. 

3. Single postseason averaging 41 points per game: Jordan averaged 41.0 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 6.3 assists per game in the 1992-1993 Finals, a record only approached by Shaquille O'Neal. 

4. Perfect sweep of individual awards in a season: In 1987-1988, Jordan won 7 major awards, including MVP and defensive player of the year.  

5. Career regular season average of 30.12 points per game: Jordan had a career average of 30.12 points per game, the highest in NBA history.

6. Career playoff average of 33.4 points per game: Jordan played all 179 playoff games, averaging 33.4 points per game.

7. Career efficiency rating (PER) of 27.9: Jordan's PER of 27.9 is the highest in NBA history.

8. 8 postseason games with 50+ points: Jordan had 8 playoff games with 50+ points, second only to Wilt Chamberlain.

9. Highest individual salary compared to the whole team in a season: In 1996-1997, Jordan earned $30.14 million, higher than the Bulls' total salary.

10. Highest career scoring average against each team: Jordan holds the highest career scoring averages against 16 out of 30 NBA teams.

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