michael jordan pictures Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, son of Deloris (née Peoples), who worked in banking, and James R. Jordan, Sr., a team leader. His family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, when he was toddler.Jordan attended Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, where he anchored his athletic career by playing baseball, football and basketball. He tried to varsity basketball during his sophomore year,michael jordan pictures but at 5’11 “(1.80 m), which was deemed too short to play at that level. Over his friend, harvesting Leroy michael jordan picturesSmith, was the only second year student of the computer.
Motivated to prove his worth, Jordan became the star of Laney’s junior varsity team, and scored several games of 40 points The following summer, he grew four inches (10 cm) and a rigorous training. After earning a spot on the university list,michael jordan pictures Jordan averaged about 20 points per game in his final two seasons of high school play. In his senior year, he was selected for the All-American McDonald after the triple-double average of: 29.2 points 11.6 rebounds and 10.1 assists.
Jordan was recruited by many college basketball programs, including Duke, North Carolina, South Carolina,michael jordan pictures Syracuse and Virginia in 1981, Jordan accepted a basketball scholarship from North Carolina, where he specialized in cultural geography.As their first-year coach Dean Smith in team-oriented system, he was named Rookie of the Year ACC after he averaged 13.4 points per game ( PPG) on 53.4% shooting from the field (success rate).] He made the winning jump shot in the 1982 NCAA Championship game against Georgetown,michael jordan pictures which was led by future NBA rival Patrick Ewing Jordan described off this scene as a turning point in his basketball career. michael jordan pictures  During his three seasons at North Carolina, he averaged 17.7 points per game and 54.0% shooting, and added 5.0 rebounds per game (RPG).michael jordan pictures  He was elected by consensus First Team All-American NCAA both in their second year (1983) and (1984) junior seasons. After winning the Naismith and the Wooden College Player of the Year awards in 1984, Jordan left North Carolina one year before his scheduled graduation to enter the 1984 NBA Draft.michael jordan pictures Chicago Bulls selected Jordan with the third overall pick, after Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets) and Sam Bowie (Portland Trail Blazers). Jordan returned to North Carolina to complete his degree in 1986 michael jordan pictures
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