Frequent question: Did Michael Jordan win a championship with number 45?

Did Michael Jordan win a championship wearing number 45?

23 during the playoffs that year and stuck with it for the remainder of his NBA career with the Bulls and Washington Wizards. Jordan donned the No. 45 — first during his brief foray into baseball, then after his return to the Bulls — as a nod to his father, James. Jordan initially vowed to never wear No.

Did Michael Jordan ever wear number 45?

In an interview in Netflix’s special ‘the Last Dance’, Jordan explained why he switched to number 45. “I didn’t want to wear 23 because I knew my father wasn’t there to watch me, and I felt it was a new beginning and 45 was my first number when I was playing in high school,” he said.

Is number 45 retired on the Bulls?


No. Name Note
4 Jerry Sloan Also served as head coach (1979–1982).
10 Bob Love Bulls Director of Community Affairs since 1993
23 Michael Jordan Briefly wore no. 45 in 1995 & 12 for one game in 1990 (due to his jersey stolen).
33 Scottie Pippen

What team did Michael Jordan retire from?

On January 13, 1999, the National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls announces his retirement from professional basketball, for the second time, in front of a crowd at Chicago’s United Center.

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