TITLE

Down to earth

PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/18/93, Vol. 115 Issue 15, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts statements made by Michael Jordan on his retirement from basketball at age 30. Why he retired at age 30; Comments about his father; His desire to spend more time with his family; Whether he will ever `unretire'; Statement about whether there will be any other player with so much impact.
ACCESSION #
9310127697

 

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