50 Memorable Michael Moments – Part 2 – Top 23

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It’s time for round 2 of our Jordan tribute special, just hours before His Airness’ induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

Be sure to watch the induction of Michael, as well as other greats David Robinson, John Stockton and coach Jerry Sloan, tonight on ESPN and NBA TV, from 6:30PM to 9:00PM, Eastern Time.

From Air Jordan 1s to Converse Pro Leathers, and from big games at Madison Square Garden to the Playoff performances that took legendary to a whole new level, here are our Top 23 Memorable Michael Moments.

Click here to see the final 23 Memorable Michael Moments.

In case you missed it, check out part 1 of our 50 Memorable Michael Jordan Moments.

23.???Last Game

Jordan made the ruthless fans in Philly go soft as he was given a standing ovation after hitting two free throws after an expected foul. He’d exit the court as the greatest to ever play.

Shoe: Air Jordan 18


22. Rookie of the Year

Averages of 28, 6, and 6 helped Jordan to soar over Hakeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie for the 84-85 Rookie of the Year Award.

Shoe: Air Jordan 1


21. ’96 All Star Game

After de-pantsing Penny Hardaway during pre-game introductions, Jordan proved he was no joke dropping by 20 points in a victory over the West in his second All-Star Game MVP performance.

Shoe: Air Jordan 11

20. AJ 1’s vs NYK

In his last game as a Bull in MSG, Jordan donned OG 1?s he found in his closet for a 42 point, 8 rebound, 6 assist W over the Knicks. No word if they were DS or not.

Shoe: Air Jordan 1


19. ’88 All Star Game

Dropping 40 points in a regular season game is newsworthy, but dropping 40 points on a collection of the league?s best players is unheard of. led the East over the West in an MVP performance that also saw 8 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 blocks, and 3 assists.

Shoe: Air Jordan 3

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