The National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s
Michael Jordan, NBA legend. He has received 5 MVP awards, 10 All-NBA First Team designations, 9 All-Defensive First Team honors, 14 NBA All-Star Game appearances, 3 All-Star Game MVP awards, 10 scoring 3 steals titles, 6 NBA Finals MVP awards, the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. ESPN named him the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century. One of the most marketed athletes, he popularized the NBA worldwide. The NBA dubbed him "the greatest basketball player of all time."
Justin Jackson-A freshman recruited from Home School Christian Youth Association. Scored final four points tonight to lead UNC in win over Harvard in the second round (first) game. Marcus Paige assisted!