Why Did Michael Jordan Choose Number 23?

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He originally wanted to wear 45 but it was taken. So he divided the number by two and rounded it up to twenty three. He wore it his whole career.
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Michael Jordan chose number 23 because his idol, his older brother, wore number 45. Jordan's self-espoused dream was to be at least half the man his brother is -- and half of 45, rounded up, is 23.
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According to my research Michael Jordan looked up to his brother he was always a gifted athlete and basketball player, his jersey number 45 and Michael wished he could be half the
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His older brother wore 45 and he was hoping to be half as good as him.
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Michael Jordan grew up in Wilmington, N.C. where he had close bonds with his family. His love for the game of basketball originally came from his older brother Larry, with whom he
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