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THE ORIGIN STORY OF THE LEGENDS : NCAA

23 March 2021
  • NCAA :

    With the greatest NBA athletes starting their basketball journey in the NCAA. Without these fundamentals, we wouldn’t have had the likes of Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal in the NBA.

    Focusing on two of the top colleges for our NCAA collection, North Carolina and Michigan being the homes of some of the most noteworthy players… Michael Jordan, Vince Carter and Rasheed Wallance, all starting from North Carolina. With Chris Webber and Jalen Rose starting at Michigan, we explore the origin story of the legends and how they came to be.

    MICHAEL JORDAN : NCAA

    Michael Jordan played at North Carolina for a total of three years, from the 1981-1984. Selected into the NCAA All-American First Team in both his sophomore and junior seasons. Jordan was just the fourth player in North Caroline history to start his first game as a freshman.

    Making the game-winning jump shot in the 1982 NCAA Championship game against Georgetown, which was led at the time by future NBA rival and legend Patrick Ewing. Jordan self-described this shot as a pivotal moment in his basketball career.

    North Carolina went 88-13 in three seasons with Michael Jordan.