Jordan : The Man, His Words, His Life, by Mitchell Krugel
- ISBN: 9780312958145 | 0312958145
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/1/1995
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He is arguably the greatest basketball player ever. His endorsements mean millions to companies around the globe. And he has endured scrutiny by fans and media attention normally reserved for royalty, presidents, or Hollywood stars. Jordan provides more insight into the life of Michael Jordan than any previous book for one reason - Jordan himself. Sportswriter Mitchell Krugel has spent his entire career covering the Chicago Bulls and over the years has developed a warm friendship with Michael. Jordan features interviews and conversations in Michael's own words, from his entrance into the NBA in 1984 through the 1993 season. Together, Jordan and Krugel relate stories that every fan wants to hear. Read about Jordan's most memorable moments in the game; his relationship with his family and his life as a husband and father; his overwhelming need to feel challenged; his feelings about the other stars in the NBA; how he deals with the spotlight; the Michael Jordan Journal: a day-by-day look at the 1993 NBA playoffs; the Chicago White Sox and his dream of playing baseball; and many, many more personal stories. Not only does the reader hear from Jordan, but also from the top players and coaches in the league. The NBA's best discuss what it feels like to play against him, and the coaches reflect on coaching against him. Jordan explores the human side of Michael's world, and it will stand as the most thorough and illuminating tribute to his amazing career and complex personality for one reason only - the conversations with Jordan himself.