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."
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
Phil Ford two time concensus All American at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He retired as the ACC career scoring champion and the only player to have over 2,000 points and 600 assists.