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Lesser-Known Moments In Michael Jordan's Hall Of Fame Career

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Kevin Durant Wins Gold In Men’s Individual Basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO—Beating out Serbian Nikola Jokic by .87 points in order to claim the all-around title, U.S. forward Kevin Durant won Olympic gold Friday in men’s individual basketball, becoming the first man to win consecutive golds in the competition since Gary Payton at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

Michael Phelps Spots Estranged Father Poseidon In Stands

RIO DE JANEIRO—Immediately recognizing the booming, thunderous voice he hadn’t heard since he was 5 years old as he warmed up ahead of his first heat in the 200-meter individual medley, U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps reportedly spotted his long-estranged father, Poseidon, God of the Sea, cheering for him Thursday in the stands of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
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Lesser-Known Moments In Michael Jordan's Hall Of Fame Career

  • 1983: Just fiddling around on the keyboard, he accidentally writes the Chicago Bulls' intro song
  • 1987: With a series of awesome jams, revives the unpopular and often-shunned slam dunk
  • 1989: Somehow wins a game with a buzzer-beating chest pass
  • 1990: During a playoff-clinching victory over the Cavaliers, Jordan scores a career-high 69 points after stepping on Phil Jackson's missing dose of purple sunshine LSD in the locker room
  • 1993: Original Michael Jordan killed for his shoes
  • 1994: Acting as a role model, Jordan introduces himself to a bunch of kids playing basketball on the Chicago streets and wipes them 21-0
  • 1995: Tells Ron Harper to stop wearing Air Jordan XI's
  • 1996: Referee calls Jordan for traveling
  • 2005: After 11 years in the minors, Jordan is called up and hits the World Series-winning home run for the Chicago White Sox
  • 2006: Somehow manages to return to the NBA for a half season with the Bucks without anyone noticing
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