Michael Jordan is widely regarded by many hardcore basketball fans and even casual fans as the ‘Greatest of All Time’. At the peak of his career, Jordan was the most popular athlete of his time.
Jordan is widely responsible for popularising basketball worldwide to a whole other level. From 1990 to 1998, he was so popular that his name was synonymous with the NBA. His rise in popularity bought many new basketball fans to the sport. His skill set and athleticism inside the court were second to none.