February 17, 2013 BY John Kim
Going out his own terms.
Countless members of the media show up to attend Jordan’s press conference for his second retirement from the Bulls.
Jordan’s back, but with the Wizards. Also a part-owner, Jordan is named President of Basketball Operations in 2000.
Jordan puts the suit back in the closet and suits up for the Wizards while donating his player salary to 9/11 charity. The game certainly has changed since he last played: here he is greeting Yao Ming at the 2002 NBA All-Star Game.
Basketball fans were given two more seasons of MJ magic. His last game would be against the Philadelphia 76ers, where the crowd gave him a lengthy standing ovation.
The Jordan/Wizards era came to an end when the legend was fired from his position. Here is Jordan driving away from the Wizards facility for the very last time.
23 meets 23: The twenty-third Air Jordan sneaker comes to life.
Michael comes back to basketball again as owner of the Charlotte Bobcats.
After one of the most expensive celebrity divorces in history, Michael Jordan finds his next beau – former model Yvette Prieto.
Sports Illustrated celebrates fifty SI covers on the man’s 50th birthday.
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