Basketball - discipline a team sport in which two five-person teams play against each other trying to score points by putting the ball in the basket. It is one of the most popular and most watched sports in the world. Birth as the beginning of the game is considered a contact in December 1891 year, and as the creator shall be deemed to James Naismith.
Michael Jordan was born February 17, 1963 year in Brooklyn, New York, American basketball player, regarded as the best player in history. Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Michael Jordan took second place in the Associated Press poll on the greatest athletes of the twentieth century. The same agency chose him the best basketball player of the twentieth century. The vote ESPN group of journalists, athletes and activists chose Jordan's greatest athlete of the twentieth century in North America.