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Marcus Jordan Bio

Name: Marcus William Jordan
Birthday: December 24, 1990
Birthplace: Wilmette Illinois
Sport: Basketball
College: University of Central Florida
Weight: 180 lbs
Height: 6 feet 3 inches


Michael Jordan’s Son

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Marcus Jordan is the son of the greatest basketball player ever to play the game… Michael Jordan. Marcus is now playing in his second year of college basketball and he’s starting to heat up much like his father Michael. Both of them were not very big prospects in high school and their skills showing more and more throughout the College years.


Brothers of the Best

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Marcus started playing basketball with his older brother Jeff Jordan for Loyala Academy in their hometown Wilmette. They led their school to Conference Champs, the best Loyala had ever down in their school’s history.


Bound to the Big City

Marcus moved to Chicago for his last two years at high school so he could play for a more competitive high school. He played for Whitney Young and the team one the state title. Marcus did well and had MVP honors.


Adidas Argument

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As Marcus started playing for the University of Central Florida, he refused to wear the Adidas basketball shoes required by all team players to wear under a 5 year contract. Marcus stayed loyal to his dad by wearing Nike’s Air Jordans. The argument broke Adidas contract and Adidas pulled out of all business with the team, which probably lost thousands of dollars in equipment. Now that’s a pretty sweet father-son relationship!


Heating Up

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Marcus just recently had the game of his life on opening night of College Basketball this year. He scored 28 points and shot 5-7 from downtown. ESPN has Marcus ranked as the 60th top shooting guard in the whole nation.



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jayswish

jayswish wrote:

i luv marcus and marcus dady they both guud b ball playas :D
commented: Tue Aug 07, 2012

Sabree23_1685957
Thats some big shoes to fill if he wants to be like his dad .
commented: Tue May 08, 2012

leay022

leay022 wrote:

how old is this dude
commented: Mon Jan 23, 2012

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