The iconic athlete had a turbulent career that featured three retirements while being one of the biggest winners in NBA history, both individually and collectively.

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MJ had a tremendous time playing with the Chicago Bulls, recording one of the most spectacular runs in NBA history.

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He made his first comeback in 1995, helping the Bulls get to the second round of the playoffs after an 18-month absence from the league.

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In the 2000s, Jordan unexpectedly made a comeback with the Washington Wizards, where he played for two seasons before retiring permanently.

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Nevertheless, MJ had a successful career and was even predicted to win the MVP award in his first year in DC.

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On one of the teams was a young Dirk Nowitzki, who would later go on to become one of the league's top players.

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Mark Cuban recalls how close the Mavs came to signing Jordan during a recent interview with Complex (4:22).

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Mike playing for the Mavericks would have been intriguing, especially if he had been paired with Nowitzki.

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It would have been odd to see him in that uniform, but the Wizards experienced the same thing, and now everyone is accustomed to it.

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Jordan toyed with other teams throughout his career, notably the New York Knicks.

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