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Jordan: 1992 Dream Team better than 2012 USA squad

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Michael Jordan says there's no way Kobe Bryant and this year's USA Olympic basketball team could've beaten the 1992 Dream Team. Jordan told The Associated Press Thursday "I absolutely laughed" when hearing Bryant's comments that the squad training in Las Vegas could take Jordan and company. Full story...
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Mike Dunlap named Bobcats head coach

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Team owner Michael Jordan did not attend the news conference, but the Bobcats still have a new head coach. St. John's assistant coach Mike Dunlap was introduced on Wednesday as the new head coach of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats. Full story...
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Jordan adds Novant hospitals to endorsement list

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Michael Jordan is perhaps the world's best known pitchman. Now a North Carolina hospital group is joining the likes of Nike and Hanes in having Wilmington's hoops legend promote them. Full story...
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Marshall injury stirs memories of 1984 at UNC

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In 1984, the Tar Heels began the year favored to win the national basketball championship - but their point guard, Kenny Smith, broke his wrist. Fast forward to 2012, and point guard Kendall Marshall could be out with a broken wrist when North Carolina meets Ohio Friday in the round of 16 in St. Louis. Full story...
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Jordan agrees to first Charlotte endorsement deal

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Bobcats owner Michael Jordan has agreed to his first endorsement deal with a Charlotte-based business, partnering with team sponsors Presbyterian Healthcare and Novant Health. Full story...
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Jordan's 9-bedroom home with full basketball court for sale for $29M

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Michael Jordan's longtime personal residence in suburban Chicago is for sale for $29 million. That includes nine bedrooms, 15 baths and five fireplaces. There's also a three-bedroom guesthouse, pool area, outdoor tennis court and three climate-controlled multi-car garages. Full story...
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Laney's Wilson joins Michael Jordan in record book

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video It's not every night a high school basketball player can put his name in the same sentence as the great Michael Jordan, but that's exactly what happened last night at Michael Jordan Gymnasium at Laney High School when Elijah Wilson tied M.J.'s single-game scoring record. Full story...
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WWAY sports - Feb. 13: Elijah Wilson ties MJ's scoring record at Laney

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video Michael Jordan used to hold Laney's single game scoring record by himself. That distinction is now a shared honor. Elijah Wilson scored 42 points for Laney on Monday night in a boys basketball game against New Bern. After the game Wilson committed to play for the College of Charleston. Full story...
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Did Pop Herring really cut Michael Jordan? A 'Sports Illustrated' Special Report

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To an outsider watching Pop Herring's basketball tryout in November 1978, it would not have been obvious that the gym at Laney High held a player destined to become the greatest in the universe. He was still Mike Jordan then, not Michael Jordan, just another sophomore guard among 50 eager boys competing for 15 spots on the varsity and 15 more on the junior varsity. Full story...
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Charlotte man's collection of Air Jordans stolen

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A Charlotte man has reported that his collection of 30 pairs of Nike Air Jordan shoes has been stolen. Full story...
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