Michael Jordan Quote
“I've missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
As quoted in Nike Culture : The Sign of the Swoosh (1998), by Robert Goldman and Stephen Papson, p. 49
Hall of Fame induction address, 2009
As quoted in: Workplace writing (Prentice Hall, 1999), p. 86, "Teamwork (by Michael Jordan)"
Born: February 17, 1963 (age 53)
Bio: Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, entrepreneur, and majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats. His biography on the National Basketball Association website states, By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.
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