Michael Jordan

American basketball player and businessman

Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials MJ, is an American former professional basketball player and the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls. His biography on the official NBA website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." He was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.

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BBC Sport's Nesta McGregor rounds up some of the reaction and discusses the history of American sports stars speaking out against "ingrained racism".
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Basketball legend Michael Jordan says he is "deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry" after the death in police custody of African-American George Floyd.
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The NBA legend said Sunday: "I stand with those who are calling out the ingrained racism and violence toward people of color in our country."
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Clyde Drexler says he'll eventually watch "The Last Dance" about Michael Jordan and the Bulls. First, he has his own documentary to see.
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