Why did Michael Jordan retire after 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 did Michael Jordan do in 1995?
Jordan played in 17 games in 1994-95. He averaged 26.9 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 5.3 assists and led the Bulls to a 13-4 record to finish the season. Chicago made the playoffs and defeated the Charlotte Hornets in the first round.
How many years did Jordan take off?
Over the 19 years since beginning his professional basketball career, Jordan retired from the sport three times. He first retired in 1993 and again in 1998, then finally hung up his jersey for good in 2003.