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Michael Jordan


It’s where Michael Jordan went.
Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  retired U.S. basketball generally cited as the best of all time; known for offense and defense; retired with career record of over 30 points per game in the regular season (b. 1963)
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Notes:
"Air Jordan" is also memorable for the way he stuck his tongue out while driving to the basket. He interrupted his basketball career to play baseball for over a year.
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  • It’s where Michael Jordan went.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • (Michael Jordan, the greatest player ever, was six six after all.) A basketball player only has to be tall enough, and the same is true of intelligence.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • You want them to think you’re the next Michael Jordan.’
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Like I was Michael Jordan.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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  • What—like Mozart or Rembrandt or Michael Jordan?
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • You know, I thought all black guys in Chicago area wanted to grow up to be Michael Jordan.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • On that night Michael Jordan was using the Phoenix Suns as his foil for the public display of his greatness.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • Coach Mick often preached to me about a quote from Michael Jordan and being willing to take a risk: I’ve missed more than nine thousand shots in my career.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • Sampson asked as we cruised the side streets bordering the University of North Carolina campus, former home base of Michael Jordan and too many other pro-basketball stars to mention.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • "When I come back to life I’m coming back as Michael Jordan and then I’ll try a different theory.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Slam!

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  • Everyone but us must have known what the weapon was because Olaf might as well have been introducing Michael Jordan to a Chicago boosters club.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • I heard that even though Michael Jordan’s retired, he’s still getting forty million dollars in endorsements.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Mudge Rose saying no to Bickel because of his "antecedents" was like the Chicago Bulls turning down Michael Jordan because they were uncomfortable with black kids from North Carolina.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Yeah,’ Peter said, ’but even if Michael Jordan saved a hundred percent of his income for the next four hundred and fifty years, he still wouldn’t have as much as Bill Gates has right this second.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The moment he saw Michael Jordan play basketball, Michael Oher knew who he was meant to be: the next Michael Jordan.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • The moment he saw Michael Jordan play basketball, Michael Oher knew who he was meant to be: the next Michael Jordan.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • From the moment he laid eyes on Michael Jordan, he was, himself, destined to become the richest and most famous black athlete on earth.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • To be the next Michael Jordan, Michael Oher needed to be quick and agile—and he was.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • He played basketball ten and twelve hours a day, and grew ever more certain that he was destined to be the next Michael Jordan.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • He wanted to be lithe and fast; he wanted to be Michael Jordan.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • The coaches had taken one look at him and told him he wasn’t a perimeter player—that he wasn’t Michael Jordan.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • He had set out to become Michael Jordan and he was fulfilling that destiny, in his way.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • He quickly figured out that Big Mike, like half the other kids he knew, was living to be the next Michael Jordan, and Tony did what he could to help him realize the dream.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Michael Jordan [6] , Kobe Bryant [9] , Larry Bird [8] , Kareem Abdul Jabbar [9] , Wilt Chamberlain [9]
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