He averaged 30.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.3 steals in 1,072 regular-season games. He was selected to play in 14 All-Star games. He won the Rookie of the Year award, 1 Defensive Player of the Year award, 5 MVP awards, 6 Finals MVP awards and 6 NBA championships.
Jordan averaged 26.9 ppg in 17 games in his comeback for the Bulls in 1995. Jordan, aged 38-39, scored 22.9 ppg for the Wizards in 2002 after not playing for four years.
Michael Jordan has scored the most career points per game by a 40-year-old player, with 22.4 per game.
He was already considered the greatest athlete in his field at that point. At age 35, Jordan was still dropping close to 30 points per night and shooting just a few percentage points below 50 percent. As the Chicago Bulls' best player, Phil Jackson fielded him 38.8 minutes per contest in the regular season.
Michael Jordan played 8 years with 30.0+ points per game.
At a press conference held at the Chicago Bulls' practice facility on October 3, 1993, Michael Jordan announces his retirement from basketball at age 30. While he says he still loves the game of basketball, he cites lack of motivation and a desire to go out on a high note as the reasons behind his decision.
Wilt Chamberlain had the most games with 60+ points, with 32 games.
From age 32 to 40 Jordan played in 473 games. He scored 12,888 pts for an average of 27.2 points per game and won three NBA titles with three Finals MVPs, two regular season MVPs, and three scoring titles in only five full seasons.
A player who had dominated the league, Michael Jordan was now 40 years old, and he rightly received a 3-minute long standing ovation from everyone who had showed up for that historic game.
Michael Jordan retires at the age of 40 for the third and final time after an illustrious basketball career.
Michael Jordan averaged 28.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 82 games in his rookie season in 1984-85.
Michael Jordan - 22.9 PPG (38 Years)
In an injury-plagued season, Jordan led the team in scoring, assists, and steals. Jordan finished 13th in the MVP voting. Jordan suffered from torn cartilage in his right knee and with the soreness, the Wizards did not make the playoffs.
Michael 'Air' Jordan was named the Most Valuable Player of the league in the same season, averaging 31.5 points per game. His highest scoring night of the 1990-91 season saw him score 42 points. He also won the NBA Finals MVP with a dominating performance in the playoffs, averaging 31.3 points.
Kendrick Perkins is famous for being a poor man's Charles Barkley for ESPN, and he's at it again. This time he forgot Michael Jordan's most significant achievement at age 35, which is winning the 1998 NBA Championship.
During the 2003-04 season, James made history when he became the first member of the Cavalier franchise to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He also became the youngest player — at only 20 years old — to receive this honor.
The Air Jordan 35 was launched in September 2020 and is the successor to the 34, with a visible Air Pod in the midfoot and a curved pattern in the upper. The 'eclipse plate 2.0' brings the extra heel stability and is also designed in a cutout design on the 35, making it highly visible in the design.
Most surprisingly, the 38-year-old Jordan got himself into playing shape and came out of retirement yet again in September 2001 as a free agent with the Wizards.
It was Jan. 13, 1999, when Jordan announced his retirement for the second time, a couple of months after winning his sixth and final championship for Chicago.
Wilt Chamberlain has the most games with 70+ points in a season, with 3 games in 1962-63 and in 1961-62.