Basketball player Michael Jordan won a total of six championships during his long and distinguished career. The first championship that Jordan won was at age 27 when playing for the Chicago Bulls. Jordan joined the Chicago Bulls in 1984 after a successful college career playing with the Tar Heels, which is the team representing the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
From the time of his initiation into the Tar Heels until his retirement, Michael Jordan played a total of 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He played professionally for the Chicago Bulls and later for the Washington Wizards. Jordan showed great promise early on as an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina and quickly capitalized on his growing success with each successive victory. After helping to land his inaugural championship victory with the Bulls in 1991, Jordan helped his team win two more NBA championships in 1992 and 1993. Despite showing great talent as a basketball star, Jordan suddenly and briefly terminated his basketball career to pursue a career in baseball but returned to the NBA in 1995. He rejoined the Bulls, and led them to NBA victories in 1996, 1997 and 1998.Learn More
As of 2012, only 40 male basketball players have ever won both the collegiate and professional national basketball championships in the United States, according to Complex magazine. These men include some players from basketball's early days, such as Cliff Hagan, who was on the NCAA championship winning team in 1951 and with the NBA champion St. Louis Hawks in 1958.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Alabama has won the most BCS championships. The Crimson Tide captured the title three times in four years, winning the Championship in 2010, 2012 and 2013.Full Answer >
As of April 2014, the Boston Celtics have won the most NBA championships. To this point, the team has won 17 championship titles, more than other teams in the league.Full Answer >
As of 2014, LeBron James is not on the same level as Michael Jordan. While many of James' accomplishments exceed Jordan's at the same point in his career, most critics agree that until he mirrors 'His Airness' in NBA championships, the comparison is not even worthy.Full Answer >