23Jordan

  • Drafted No. 3 by the Bulls in the first round

  • Six NBA championship teams (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998)

  • NBA Finals MVP six times (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998)

  • NBA Finals single-series record for highest PPG average 41.0 (1993)

  • NBA Most Valuable Player five times (1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998)

  • All-NBA First Team ten times (1987-1993, 1996-1998)

  • NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time team (1996)

  • Highest career PPG ave. (minimum 400 games or 10,000 points) - 30.1

  • Holds record for most seasons leading the league in scoring - 10

  • Shares record for the most consecutive seasons leading the league in scoring - 7 (1986-1993)

  • Had a streak of nine consecutive games scoring 40 points or more (Nov. 28 - Dec. 12, 1986)

  • Bulls all-time leader in scoring (29,277), assists (5,012), and steals (2,306)

  • 13 NBA All-Star Games (1985, 1987-1993, 1996-1998, 2002-2003)

  • Second leading scorer in All-Star history (262 points)

  • Fourth highest scoring average for career All-Star games (20.2 ppg)

  • Named the All-Star MVP three times (1988, 1996, 1998)

  • Won the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest in 1987 and 1988

  • Had his #23 jersey retired at the United Center on 11/1/94

  • Returned from retirement on 3/19/95 at Indiana to total 19 points

  • Has posted 28 career triple-doubles

  • 2 Time All-American & NCAA Player of the Year award

  • Two playoff career triple-doubles, both at New York (5/9/89 and 6/2/93)

  • Named the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year

  • Scored a career playoff-high 63 points against Boston on 5/20/86

  • Eight playoff games with 50 pts. or more

  • 30 regular season games with 50 pts. or more

  • 173 games with 40 points or more

  • Has hit 28 game-winning shots in the NBA

  • Hit the game-winning shot in the 1982 NCAA championship game 

  • Named NBA Rookie of the Year (1985)

  • A member of the gold medal-winning 1984 and 1992 United States Olympic Basketball Teams

  • Ranked 3rd in All-Time leader in points scored

  • Became the first player to record a triple-double in an All-Star game (1997)

  • Member of the 1997 McDonald's Classic Championship team in Paris

  • Won the 1997 McDonald's Classic MVP award

  • All-time record for most consectutive double-figure scoring games

  • Holds the all-time playoff record for the most steals

  • Hit the game-winning shot in the 1998 Finals to win a sixth championship

  • Had his jersey retired for the second time at the United Center on 1/13/99

  • Returned from retirement on 9/25/01 to play for the Wizards

  • Scored 19 points in his first debut as a Wizard on 10/30/01

  • Notched his 30,000th point on 1/4/02 against the Bulls

  • Only 40 year old NBA player to ever score over 40 points on 2/21/03

  • Had his #23 jersey retired by the Miami Heat in honor of him on 4/11/03

  • Scored 15 points in the final game on 4/16/03 against Philadelphia

  • Finished his career with 32,292 points, 5,633 assists and 6,672 rebounds.

  • Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on 9/11/09

Jordan's Career Achievements