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Happy 50th Birthday, Michael Jordan

posted by Oscar February 17, 2013

(Photo: Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

As anybody who even remotely follows sports would know by now, today is Michael Jordan’s 50th birthday. The living legend’s playing days are long gone now but his effect on the game of basketball is everlasting and his greatness is undeniable.

While I can go on about how the greatest athlete ever, who just so happened to play for my hometown team, affected my life at my most impressionable ages and influenced me in more ways than one, I’d rather help us revel in His Airness‘ greatness.

See Michael Jordan’s greatest moments, as compiled by the NBA, after the jump.

Top 10 Career Dunks

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Top 10 Career Finals Moments

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Top 10 Career Playoffs Moments

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Top 10 Moments of his 1996 MVP Season

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Top 10 Moments of the 1992 Finals

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Also, read Sports Illustrated’s 50 Reasons why Jordan is unforgettable, from The Shot to The Shrug to Air Jordans and everything else in between.

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