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Jordan versus Pippen…on the dance floor

From the New York Post: Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan surprised his former teammate Scottie Pippen for Pippen’s 47th birthday party Monday night. Pippen’s wife, Larsa, planned the secret bash at Chicago hot spot Sunda. Bulls family, including team president Michael Reinsdorf and his wife, Nancy, NBA power broker William “World Wide Wes” Wesley, Antoine […]

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Expectations Rise: Bulls 101, Bobcats 84

Michael Jordan thinks Derrick Rose is the “MVP of the season.” Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf believes that, as long as they stay healthy, these Bulls could win “at least four championships.” Members of the Celtics got to spend time with Barack Obama on Tuesday night before a fundraiser at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the President wanted […]

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D-League owner wants Jordan versus Russell

Here’s the story so far. During his Hall of Fame induction speech, MJ called out Bryon Russell: “From this day forward, if I ever see him in shorts, I’m coming at him.” Russell immediately accepted that challenge: “I’ll play his [naughty word for butt] right now. This is a call-out for him to come play me.” […]

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Michael Jordan-signed Thriller cover!

If you’re currently struggling to deal with the intense and complex emotions surrounding both Michael Jackson’s untimely passing and Michael Jordan’s induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame, then I may have the perfect way for you to express your feelings: by buying this Thriller album cover signed by both of them: There’s no question that […]

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Jordan’s speech

Supposedly, Genghis Khan once said: “The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemy, to drive him before you, to see his cities reduced to ashes, to see those who love him shrouded in tears, and to gather into your bosom his wives and daughters.” I don’t know if Michael Jordan ever studied Genghis Khan, but he […]

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MJ, the Bulls and the Hall of Fame

Have you ever been hanging out with your friends in a crowded bar where the music was blaring and everybody was screaming over everybody else? In those situations, it’s almost impossible to hear yourself think let alone communicate effectively. Well, that’s what writing about Michael Jordan feels like right now. His induction into the Naismith […]

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Now open: MJ’s Hall of Fame exhibit

From the Associated Press: “The Basketball Hall of Fame has opened a Michael Jordan exhibit before his enshrinement next month. The display features items from Jordan’s NBA career and from his time at North Carolina and with the 1992 Olympic Dream Team. There is also a batting glove from Jordan’s brief foray into baseball. The […]

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Congratulations, Phil

Phil Jackson won six NBA championships during his nine years as head coach of the Chicago Bulls. And yet many of his critics were always quick to point out — often with an almost sadistic glee — that his success was due as much (or more so) to luck than his coaching acumen. And by […]

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Own Michael Jordan’s…guitar?!

Sometime back in the 1990s, the Gibson Guitar company presented Michael Jordan with a custom-made Bulls-themed guitar. It has the Bulls logo, says “Chicago Bulls” and the serial number is CHI (CHICAGO) 23…in honor of MJ’s jersey number! Heck, it even has Mike’s signature. (Jordan probably had to put his name on the guitar to […]

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