It’s no secret that Michael Jordan is hands down the best basketball player ever. His unreal athleticism and sheer competitive nature trumps his contemporaries. Whenever the game was on the line, you knew that MJ was going to get the rock. Defenses were constantly puzzled by the array of moves in his arsenal. He was always able to dupe hapless defenders with his smooth fadeaway jumper. The 6’6” wiry guard is a legend.
Here are 12 of his best moments ever from his illustrious career.
MJ drops 63 points against Larry Bird in the 1986 Playoffs
This was borderline disrespectful. During his match-up against Larry Bird’s once indomitable Celtics in the 1986 playoffs, MJ went off.
MJ shot a ridiculous 22-41 from the field in a double-overtime victory. In addition, he cooked Larry Bird on a multitude of occasions.