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MICHAEL JORDAN: One Of The Greatest Example Of Hard Work

Updated: Sep 27, 2023

Michael Jordan was born on February 17th, 1963, Brooklyn, New York. Michael Jordan is a professional basketball player. He is one of the greatest ever models of hard work and determination beating out natural talent.

Michael developed his competitive spirit from a natural cause. Apart from being an awe-inspiring player, he serves as an inspiration for all as an amazing human being. He has abundant work ethics, positive outlook on life and an extraordinary capability to capture and motivate the world. He loves basketball very much, his spirit and desire to play in competition events was motivated even more by the rivalry with his brother Larry. He didn’t like to be whitewashed, either by his brothers or others. He kept challenging his brother to play until he wins. He revealed he was grateful to his elder brother.

At 5 feet 11 inches – an averagely respectful height for a young teenage, he couldn’t make it to the team. His coach told him he wasn't suitable to represent the school. This rejection was a major setback for Michael Jordan, but clearly didn’t stop him from playing basketball. Jordan was frightful and filled with horrible challenges and obstacles. But, like most successful people, Jordan doesn't dwell on his disadvantages. He used his moment of failure as another chance to succeed. This pushed him to work harder. Michael Jordan's life had one of the turning points during his sophomore year of high school. The little league club got aware of Michael’s talent for team sports. Ambitious and absolutely in awe of some of his basketball heroes, Jordan tried out for his school's team. As an alternative to the varsity team, he decided to play in the school's Junior Varsity division, believing that he could show his worth and finally progress to the higher-ranked squad. Michael changed his training intensity. Michael got to training before any other person and leaves the court lately. He certainly proved himself in his first year in the Junior Varsity division with an average of twenty points scored every game.

He succeeded through failure and learned from every experience with an open mind. Michael Jordan professional career reached the sky in the late 1980s, when he became one of the leading basketball players and his average scores took an incredible rise. He was the key driving force behind Chicago Bulls’ success. Since he came part of the lime light, a lot of fingers started pointing towards him and his wealth. In 1997, he returned to NBA and a wave of enthusiasm spread all over his fans. His two words “I’m Back”, sent a thrilling shock through the NBA and basketball became the highest rated television game!

He is the best NBA player of all times. 6 championships rings, 5 NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, 10 scoring titles and 14 All Start selections mark his ravishing and outstanding career. After retiring from basketball he went for his less favorite, baseball.

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