Michael Jordan shot 49.7 percent from the field in his career, and he made 83.5 percent of his free throws. He also connected on 32.7 percent of his shots from three-point range. Jordan averaged 30.1 points per game during the regular season.
Jordan began his career with the Chicago Bulls in 1984, and ended his playing days in 2003 with the Washington Capitals. He appeared in 1,072 regular season games, averaging 38.3 minutes per game. Jordan averaged 6.2 rebounds per game, along with 5.3 assists and 2.3 steals. He appeared in 179 postseason games with the Bulls, spanning 13 seasons. In the postseason, he shot 48.7 percent from the field and 82.8 percent from the free-throw line, averaging 33.4 points per playoff game.Learn More
According to the NBA, Michael Jordan is 6 feet, 6 inches tall. Known as the greatest basketball player ever, Jordan was cut from the varsity basketball team as a 5-foot, 11-inch, skinny high school sophomore.Full Answer >
Michael Jordan is widely regarded as one of the best professional basketball players. Among his other accomplishments, he won six NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls and set the league record by winning 10 titles. He also won five league MVP awards for the regular season and six for the postseason.Full Answer >
Former German Formula One race car driver Michael Schumacher earned an annual salary of $50 million at the peak of his racing career. One of the highest-paid athletes in the world, Schumacher's estimated net worth in 2014 is $800 million.Full Answer >
Michael Jordan played baseball following his first (October 1993) retirement from basketball, during the 1994 season. Jordan donned number 45 with the Birmingham Barons, the Chicago White Sox' AA minor league affiliate.Full Answer >