Michael Jordan He is one of the greatest players who have ever played basketball.
Jordan is still tied to the league and is now the majority shareholder in the league Charlotte Hornets.
Although the league has evolved over time (different eras have played different types of basketball), Jordan is always in debate for being the greatest.
His ability to create attacking himself, his general basketball intelligence and defensive intensity helped him lead the Chicago Bulls to six titles during his 13-year stay with the team.
Throughout his career, Michael Jordan has been an effective shooter, hastily putting points. In 15 seasons, he played 1,072 regular season games and collected 32,292 points – while shooting 49.7% from the field.
The three-point shot wasn’t relied on as much as it is today, but Jordan was able to efficiently extend his range—with a 3P% rate of 32.7.
Michael Jordan’s best shooting percentage was in the 1990-91 season, when he shot 53.9% from the field in 82 games. Jordan was the league’s top scorer that season, averaging 31.5 points per game.
Postseason’s subsequent season ended as Jordan’s first NBA title.
Jordan’s best time outside of the arc came in the 1995-96 season, which marked the start of his second three-peat. He shot 42.7% from the three-point line, converting 111 shots from depth.
The league adapted the three-point shot, but Michael Jordan managed to make it. He made the same number of three-pointers the following season—but took another 37 tries.
How efficient is Michael Jordan in the playoffs?
Michael Jordan is famous for being a perfect in the NBA Finals, having picked up the bag in all six of his games. He cemented his claim to control by getting those victories in the form of three peaters. Jordan always had other gear to switch to once the regular season was over.
Jordan’s best shooting performance in the postseason was in the playoffs in 1988, when he was just 24 years old. He started that version with a 50-point performance against the Cleveland Cavaliers and went on to average 36.3 points — while shooting 53.1% from the field. Despite Jordan’s championships, the Detroit Pistons have outpaced the Bulls in five games.
In the 1996 playoffs, when Jordan was already a three-time champion, the post-season gear was up and running again. He averaged 30.7 points in 18 games, while shooting 40.3% from outside the arc.
His ability to switch between hits and three-pointers was defense on his toes. Jordan and Bull beat the Seattle Supersonics in the finals, and took their fourth title together.