Rebound: The Odyssey Of Michael Jordan by Bob GreeneMichael Jordan is one of the most important basketball players in the world. Celebrated for his playing, for his lifestyle and for what he gets paid, every move he makes is news. This biography and commentary on Jordans journey through life has been written with his co-operation. It covers the last turbulent five years for Jordan, from the day his father was murdered through his decision to retire and on to his dramatic return to basketball, which electrified not only his team but the entire game.
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I came in after he was already dead. Jordan was killed July 23, His body was found 11 days later in a South Carolina swamp. His body had been cremated except for his jaw and hands, which were saved for identification. Mumma says this is the first time a judge will hear all evidence gathered by the defense. The state Court of Appeals upheld his conviction in , as did the state Supreme Court in Green was convicted of first-degree murder.
But a select few, including Michael Jordan and Monica Seles, have returned in triumph. Friends of the Children hires mentors to work with troubled children, starting in kindergarten. It began in Portland, Ore. Years of losing pushed Walker and the Charlotte Hornets to the side. But a resurgent season by the year-old backcourt star is shifting more attention his way.
His biography on the official NBA website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. As a freshman, he was a member of the Tar Heels' national championship team in Jordan joined the Bulls in as the third overall draft pick.
James Raymond Jordan Sr. July 31, — July 23, was the father of Hall-of-Fame basketball player Michael Jordan , and the paternal grandfather of basketball players Jeffrey Jordan and Marcus Jordan. James Jordan Sr. The two began dating and remained together for the next three years. Upon graduation, Jordan Sr. In , he transferred to a base in Virginia and married Peoples shortly thereafter.