| The College Years |
Jordan established himself as one of the nation's most exciting and talented players during his three years at North Carolina, including one championship-winning shot against Georgetown.
| Breaking the Backboard |
One of the least known Jordan highlights is this footage of MJ breaking the backboard while on a promotional tour of Europe.
| The 63-Point Playoff Game |
After playing only 18 games of the 1985-86 season due to a foot injury, Jordan scores 63 points in a playoff game against Larry Bird and the Celtics at Boston Garden. But it wasn't enough as Chicago loses 135-131 in double overtime.
| The Greatest Slam Dunk Contest Ever |
In the prime of their careers, MJ and Dominique Wilkins face off in this memorable Slam Dunk Contest.
| Buzzer-Beater to Beat the Cavs |
Remembered as much for the celebration as the shot itself, Jordan hits a foul-line buzzer-beater to knock out the Cavs in the decisive Game 5.
| It's Gotta Be the Shoes |
Spike Lee directs and co-stars as Mars Blackman in this memorable Nike ad.
| The Patrick Ewing Facial |
| The Layup |
"A spectacular move by Jordan," as Marv Albert said, is the best way to describe this layup during Game 1 of the 1991 NBA Finals against the Lakers.
| Reduced to Tears |
After winning his first NBA title, Jordan hugs the championship trophy and cries.
| The Dream Team |
Jordan was part of the 1992 Dream Team, which won a gold medal in Barcelona. Here are the top 10 plays from the competition.
| The Three-Point Barrage |
MJ unleashes a torrent of three-pointers on the Blazers during the Game 1 of the 1993 NBA Finals.
| H-O-R-S-E Against Larry Bird |
Two legends play H-O-R-S-E in this memorable McDonald's ad.
| Playing With the Flu |
With the 1997 NBA Finals tied at 2-2, a flu-ridden Jordan scores 38 points in Chicago's victory in Game 5 at Utah.
| The Shot to Win the Title |
In perhaps the most memorable shot in NBA history, Jordan hits a game-winning 18-footer to knock out the Jazz and give the Bulls their sixth title of the decade.
| A Final Bow |
In Jordan's final game, he receives a standing ovation when taken out of the game.