Michael Jordan’s Zoom Background is Another Reminder of Why He is GOAT

Published 10/11/2021, 8:56 AM EDT
WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK – AUGUST 08: NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan and co-owner of 23XI Racing looks on from the 23XI Racing pit box during the NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 08, 2021 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)


The discussion of the greatest basketball player of all time is incomplete without including Michael Jordan. Among various other statistics, his championship rings put him in an elite category of players.

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Aside from Robert Horry, who is famous for turning up in the clutch moments, none of the other players that have more than Jordan’s rings belong to the modern era of the NBA. The players who are above Michael Jordan in that number belong to the dynasty era of the Boston Celtics.

Along with his teammate Scottie Pippen and the legends Bob Cousy and Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Jordan was above the entire NBA in terms of team success. And to date, he is not hesitant in showing off his accomplishments. He used his zoom call background to proudly display his life achievements.

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Michael Jordan appears on NBC with an Iconic Zoom Call background

Jordan appeared for an interview with NBC via a Zoom Call to talk about his entry into the world of NASCAR, among other themes. While on call, Jordan displayed his trophy cabinet in the background.

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He said, “Been there, experienced it, you know been a fan blah blah blah. But I wasn’t afraid of it. I was looking forward to the challenge and you know the thing is, we can be successful in this. You got to put forth the work, you may have to work a little extra harder.” 

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Basketball player Michael Jordan clenches his fist while sitting on the bench during a game at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. (Photo by © Wally McNamee/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

Even in NASCAR racing, Jordan’s team has shown their winner’s mentality as Bubba Wallace secured his victory. Michael Jordan enjoys winning so much that even as an owner, he brings a winner’s approach to the racetrack. He rejoiced with pride when Bubba Wallace secured the historic victory for his team 23XI Racing last week.

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And other than team success, he also enjoyed the most individual success in terms of awards and All-NBA team selections. So is he just being modest by showing only his Finals MVP awards?

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Chaitanya Dadhwal

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Chaitanya Dadhwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Even though his journalism is driven by his desire to understand both sides of an argument and give a neutral perspective, he is biased towards Houston Rockets and Arsenal, and he has shown exactly how loyal he can be through tough times. Currently a Law student at Jindal Global Law School, he aims to have his own sports management firm one day and enjoys rap music during his time off.

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