1985 Rookie of the year
After defeating the Houston Rockets and their star player, Hakeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan would go on to be named the 1985 Rookie of the Year. While a significant title to be given to Mike, he still remained humble and said, “This award is nice, but I just feel it is very important for each individual to go out and contribute to his team.”
1986 63 Points
During this time, the Boston Celtics were widely considered to be one of the best teams to grace the NBA, especially considering that 5 of their top players are in the NBA Hall of Fame. Then the Boston Celtics faced off against the Chicago Bulls, with Michael Jordan at the helm, in the playoffs. Michael Jordan then scored the most points ever in a playoff game and subsequently defeated the Celtics.
1987 Scoring Title
The 1987-1988 season was significant for Michael Jordan. With an average of 35 points per game, he would be given the scoring title.
1988 Dunk Champ
Dunking from the free throw line, Michael Jordan would score a perfect 50 which would help him clinch the title as Dunk Champ of 1988.
1989 All Defense
Among his many other honors, Michael Jordan would be named the Defensive player of the season.
1990 69 Points
Facing off against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Michael Jordan would score 69 points and clinch the victory. This was a career high for Jordan.
1991 MVP Championship
With an average of 31.2 points on 56% shooting, 11.4 assists, 6.6 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 1.4 blocks, Jordan was named MVP in the NBA Finals.
1992 MVP Championship
The Jumpman goes on and receives another MVP award during the NBA Finals.
1993 MVP Championship
Mike does it again, and receives another MVP award!
The work never stops. With a solid foundation built around various accolades and championship titles, Michael Jordan would continue to be the recipient of various honors within the NBA and outside of the NBA.