There are many reasons that Michael Jordan is deified in the NBA pantheon. His six NBA championships and Finals MVPs speak for themselves, but Jordan’s impact on the game has transcended his period.
Jordan Brand sells more than 40 percent of all basketball shoes in the US, a large part of what made His Airness $90 million in 2013.
What made Jordan truly special was how manically competitive he was. He was so obsessed with winning that one time he punched Steve Kerr in the face. No, really. He was kind of a dick about it, but I guess that’s part of what made him so great.
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