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Layups: Setting the Record Straight on MJ

Posted by Neil Paine on September 10, 2009

With Michael Jordan's Hall of Fame induction looming, it's going to be a well-deserved lovefest this weekend for the greatest basketball player of all time. But as Henry Abbott points out at TrueHoop, with all the legitimately interesting MJ stories out there, we don't need to artificially inflate His Airness' legacy by repeating the one about his being cut from the varsity team at Laney High — especially because it isn't really true.


2 Responses to “Layups: Setting the Record Straight on MJ”

  1. Chris Says:

    Funny. JUST came out with an article about how he was cut from his high school team and how it changed him as a player or whatever. I don't get how something so false can be so widely accepted as the truth...

  2. Chris14 Says:

    Oh to add teams of years they was at there best like 95' magic and 01' sixers thank youl