Why did Michael Jordan retire in 1998?
Though he had earlier stated publicly that he would not play for any coach besides Jackson, Jordan explained his decision to retire by saying he had lost the drive and desire that was necessary to continue playing at such a high level, and that he wanted to spend more time with his family.
What age did Michael Jordan retire in 2003?
Finally, in 2003 as a 40-year-old, MJ announced his final retirement from basketball.
What age did Jordan retire the second time?
Michael Jordan Age 32 To 40. At the age of 30, Michael Jordan retired after winning three titles. The next year he played for the Birmingham Barons, the White Sox affiliate, and led that league in stolen bases as a 31-year-old rookie.