The best in one's profession, vocation, or other activity; one whose talent far surpasses all others; inarguably the greatest of all time in a specific field. Frequently applied to athletes. Often hyperbole.
"Pat Kiernan is the Michael Jordan of newspaper reading."
"Roger Federer may prove to be the Michael Jordan of tennis."
"He was the self-proclaimed Michael Jordan of truck loaders."
Reinhold Messner = Michael Jordan of climbing.
Dr. Gary Becker = Michael Jordan of economics.
Art Thiel = Michael Jordan of Seattle sports writers.
Dr. Vaughn Starnes = Michael Jordan of children’s heart surgery.
Leszek Pawlowicz = Michael Jordan of game shows.
Marco Foyot = Michael Jordan of pétanque.
Michael Jordan = Michael Jordan of statistical learning theory.
the greatest basketball player ever.
the m'f'ing G.O.A.T.
1988 defensive player of the year.
3 time all-star mvp.
10 scoring titles.
6 finals mvp's in 6 championships.
1987, 1988: the dunks. champion.
1. Greatest Basketball player EVER to represent not only Chicago, but the NBA in general.
2. The act of coming back to a sport/hobby/job after announcing retirement/quitting for good.
1. Michael Jordan was one of (if not THE) greatest basketball player of all time!
2. We all thought that he quit skydiving, but he pulled a Michael Jordan on us!
air superiority rolled up in one.
none needed. he's the shit.
An electrifying basketball superstar who transformed the pathetic Chicago Bulls into 6-time world champions. ESPN voted him the number one athlete of the century. Every game Jordan would do something spectacular and for 13 seasons he captivated crowds with gravity defying dunks, inspired defence, and dramatic game-winning shots. Every season Jordan improved his game and remained a step ahead of his many foes.
Dude, last night John Starks talked some smack and Michael Jordan lit him up for 55 points.
The G.O.A.T. of the basketball world
MJ is the greatest of all time