Michael Jordan does what he did best - dunks in spectacular fashion in the NBA Finals. The victim in this photo was the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 in 1991. Getty Images file
Michael Jordan moved and carried himself like no other, and his shoe sales today illustrate just how unforgettable he became. | Getty Images
Sick with the flu, Michael Jordan still hit one of the most famous shots in NBA history with his Game 6 winner in the 1998 Finals against the Utah Jazz. | Tom Cruze~Sun-Times file
Michael Jordan. Baseball player. Jordan hung up his high tops to try a career on the diamond with the White Sox. Here he takes a swing in the cage during spring training in 1994. | Tom Cruze~Sun-Times files
As well known as he was for basketball, Michael Jordan may have been even bigger as a pitchman. Perhaps nothing he was associated with became a bigger cultural phenomenon than the Air Jordan Nike shoe line. Here is the Air Jordan XXIII. | Files
Where there was Michael, for almost all the high times, there was Scottie Pippen. Two of the greatest basketball players of all time embrace in 1997. | Tom Cruze~Sun-Times files
United States Team captain's assistant Michael Jordan chews a cigar as he walks the course during a practice round for the Presidents Cup golf competition, in San Francisco. A city official has asked the PGA Tour to remind Michael Jordan that he can't s
10-10-99--Walter Payton and Michael Jordan at the Stadium shortly after Payton's retirement. Walter Payton died Nov. 2, 1999, after losing a battle with a rare liver disease. He was 45. Photo by Tom Cruze.
CHARLOTTE, NC - APRIL 28: Basketball legend Michael Jordan watches a shot during the pro am prior to the start of the 2010 Quail Hollow Championship at the Quail Hollow Club on April 28, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Michael Jordan
The number of fingers LeBron James and Michael Jordan are holding up shows the difference in their titles.
Michael Jordan statue at the United Center, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. | John H. White~Sun-Times
Michael Jordan looks on during the second quarter as the Bulls faced the Pacers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center on May 19, 1998. | Jon Sall~Sun-Times file
Michael Jordan meets Scottie Pippen at half court after Pippin's last-second shot did not go in and the Bulls lost to the Knicks for only 69 wins this season in April 1997. They walk off the court with their heads held high. | Jon Sall~Sun-Times
Bulls Michael Jordan reacts to a double technical foul on Bulls coach Phil Jackson and Dennis Rodman on March 22, 1997. Pistons Grant Hill also received a techincal foul. | Sun-Times Media file
Michael Jordan slams for two during the first half against Indiana in February 1998. | Jon Sall~Sun-Times
9. Michael Jordan, Bulls (1985): The Bulls were 3-0 when Jordan suffered a broken foot at Golden State. Expected to miss 25 games, he missed 64. The Bulls went 21-43 without him, but Jordan rallied his team into the playoffs.
Former Bulls star Michael Jordan appears in a "Saturday Night Live" skit when he hosted the show on Sept. 28, 1991.
In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, basketball great Michael Jordan and his girlfriend Yvette Prieto arrive for a celebrity dinner at Beso inside Crystals in City Center Thursday, March 31, 2011. Celebrities are in Las Vegas for the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational golf tournament at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)
Michael Jordan races to the net....JON SALL/SUN-TIMES
FILE -- This is a june 14, 1992 file photo showing Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan celebrating with the NBA trophy after the Bulls beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-93 in Chicago, to win their second straight NBA title. On Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, Jordan will be enshrined at the Basketball Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
Hometown Hero Michael Jordan address the crowd. Saturday March 12, 2011. | Scott Stewart~Sun-Times
Michael Jordan is a cover boy once again.
Michael Jordan has words for Dennis Rodman after a Rodman foul.....JON SALL/SUN-TIMES
Michael Jordan wept after winning his first NBA Championship. There is nothing wrong with players showing their emotions, including openly crying; it shows they're human. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times Media
Chicago Bulls Celebrate 20 Anniversary of It's First NBA Championship. Michael Reinsdorf hand a gift to former Chicago Bull Michael Jordan. Saturday March 12, 2011. | Scott Stewart~Sun-Times
Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen (R) and Jordan's daughter Jasmine are spectators in the front row as they take in the Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Bobcats NBA game Tuesday February 15, 2011 at the United Center. | Tom Cruze~Sun-Times
Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen drew a loud, long ovation from the United Center crowd Tuesday at the Bulls-Bobcats game. | Tom Cruze~Sun-Times
Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan looks on during a pre-draft workout for the NBA basketball team in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, June 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)