Michael Jordan: A Biography

Michael Jordan A Biography With the possible exceptions of boxer Muhammad Ali and baseball player Babe Ruth no athlete has made a greater impact on American society or in the world than Michael Jordan Follow the life of one of

  • Title: Michael Jordan: A Biography
  • Author: David Porter
  • ISBN: 9780313337673
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Hardcover
  • With the possible exceptions of boxer Muhammad Ali and baseball player Babe Ruth, no athlete has made a greater impact on American society or in the world than Michael Jordan Follow the life of one of the most recognizable athletes and living brands inside this engaging and balanced biography.He is among the best known and wealthiest athletes in the history of organized sWith the possible exceptions of boxer Muhammad Ali and baseball player Babe Ruth, no athlete has made a greater impact on American society or in the world than Michael Jordan Follow the life of one of the most recognizable athletes and living brands inside this engaging and balanced biography.He is among the best known and wealthiest athletes in the history of organized sports With the possible exceptions of boxer Muhammad Ali and baseball player Babe Ruth, no athlete has made a greater impact on American society or in the world than Michael Jordan Follow the life of one of the most recognizable athletes and living brands inside this engaging and balanced biography.When basketball stars Larry Bird and Magic Johnson retired in the early 1990s, Michael almost single handedly propelled the NBA to stratospheric levels of success and international visibility As a player for the Chicago Bulls, he generated instant crowd thrills with his record setting drives and dunks, selling countless books, newspapers, videotapes, NBA game tickets, and hours of television time The NBA promoted Michael, basing its popularity on his image as the greatest showman in sports history Yet his sports hero status extends beyond NBA records Michael changed the game by becoming the most effectively marketed athlete of his generation Nike and many other companies rode and continue to ride on the coattails of Air Jordan s legend Author David Porter highlights Jordan s on and off the court accomplishments and examines his relationship with Chicago Bulls coaches, his commercial endorsements, and his current role as part owner of the Charlotte Bobcats A chronology, photos, career stats, and a bibliography of print and electronic resources round out this biography of one of the most influential athletes of the twentieth century.

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    1. Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 at Brooklyn, New York City. He is popular because he was one of the top 3 best Basketball players in the whole entire world. He won the most trophies and prizes. Michael Jordan attended Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington. In 1981, he he got a Basketball scholarship at the University of North Carolina. 3 years later, he got elected in the Chicago Bulls team. In the Olympics, he won a gold medal. After the Olympics, he became the NBA Rookie of th [...]

    2. Michael Jordan: A Biography By David Porter is a great book about the life of one of the greatest basketball players to this day. MJ was Born in Brooklyn New York as Michael Jeffrey Jordan he quickly moved to Wilmington North Carolina. He attended Emsley A.Laney High School where he played basketball, football and baseball. Jordan didn't make the varsity basketball team as a sophomore so he was determined to make it. The next year he made it by his senior year he was selected to be in the McDona [...]

    3. "Michael Jordan: A Biography" is a story about a basketball player named Michael Jordan, formulated by David L. Porter. Jordan is believed to be one of the best, if not the best basketball player of all time. The purpose of this book is to inform people about the great career that he had. It tells the tales of his high school career, including when he got cut from the varsity basketball team, his collegiate career in which he won a national title at North Carolina, and his professional career in [...]

    4. Micheal Jordan176 pagesbiographyThis book was good. I love basketball so i read this book. Micheal Jordan is a kind at basketball. I learned a lot of things about Micheal Jordan. Things are learned, I did not know before i read the book. I learned that he was born on February 17 in 1963.I liked the book. It was good. I would recommend this book to people who like basketball, especially Micheal Jordan.Their are lots of good facts in this book. It would be cool that Micheal Jordan would be playing [...]

    5. I finished this book in just a few nights, which is very quick for me. The reason for this is i was completely hooked from the start. This book is a biograrphy on arguably 'the greatest basketball player ever'. the book goes very deep into Jordans problems and how he overcame them, It is truly inspiring and although this book is completly basketball related i certainly recommend it for every sport fan.

    6. Got quite boring when the scores for each game and his points hauls were taking up most of the content in the middle. Some good insight on MJ from a third party source

    7. I thought it was a very informative book and really showed insight into Michael Jordan's career. The stats Michael had made me like him even better as a player.

    8. i like the book because it has a good message from Michael Jordan because how he got cut and became a star later

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