Michael Jordan, NBA legend. He has received 5 MVP awards, 10 All-NBA First Team designations, 9 All-Defensive First Team honors, 14 NBA All-Star Game appearances, 3 All-Star Game MVP awards, 10 scoring & 3 steals titles, 6 NBA Finals MVP awards, & the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. ESPN named him the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century.
May 1, 1988 - Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls became the first player to score 50 or more points in consecutive playoff games when he drilled Cleveland for 55 points in Chicago's 106-101 victory in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first round series. In Game 1 on April 28, Jordan scored 50 points in Chicago's 104-93 victory.