Michael Jordan was born in 1963 in Brooklyn, New York. He would grow up to be one of the best basketball players to ever walk this earth. He would lead America to two olympic gold medals and lead the Chicago Bulls to win six NBA championships. He has would have his own shoe line. Overall, he would be remembered for all of time as one of basketball’s best players. Michael Jordan’s basketball career began when he accepted a scholarship from the University Of North Carolina in 1982. He was awarded the college player of the year award after the 1983-1984 season. However, Michael Jordan was still just beginning his rise to his title of best basketball player ever.He went to the olympics in 1984 and one the United States the gold medal in basketball. He however, couldn’t play in the 1988 olympics because he was a pro basketball player at the time and pro sports players couldn’t play in the olympics at the time. He could play in the 1992 olympics though has that was the first year that pro sports players were aloud to play in the olympics. He and his team that year are referred to as the Dream Team because it had all the best basketball in america on it. The Dream Team won the gold medal in the 1992 olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Overall Michael Jordan was an amazing olympic player.In 1984 Michael Jordan left college to join the NBA. He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls and in that year he won the rookie of the year award. He then won the MVP award in the 1988, season. He the led his team to win the NBA championship in 1991, and won another MVP award. He one another championship and MVP award the next year before winning one more championship in 1992 before retiring to play baseball for the Chicago White Sox. Michael Jordan however only played baseball for a year before rejoining the bulls and winning three more championships. He then officially retired in 2003.