Because when he came back from his first retirement from basketball (when he was playing baseball), his original number, 23, had been retired.
He chose number 23.
In tribute to Michael Jordan.
His older brother wore 45 and he was hoping to be half as good as him.
michal Jordan did not choose the #23 the bulls choose it for him, most rookies in any major league sport do not have control over what number they will wear.
Michael Jordan idolized his brother. He thought he had half his skills. His brother wore 45. Half of that is 22.5. Round that off and that's 23. When Jordan came back to the Bulls after his first retirement, he briefly wore the number 45 before going back to #23 in the 1996-97 season.Michael Jordan idolized his older brother Larry who wore 45. Michael wanted to be half the man Larry was so divided 45 by 2 and rounded it up to 23.See the Related Links for an interesting article on the matter.
It was his birthday
Because that's the number he wanted. Jordan wanted to prove he was at least half as good as his brother Larry, who wore #45 in high school, and continuously beat Michael in one on one as children.
For psp you go to the STREET FullCourt 5on5 then choose mj in the player pool. Michael Jordan is playing with the 90's East All Stars in this game. So you can play as MJ if you pick 90's East All Stars
The normal retirement age is 67. Some choose to retire earlier or later, depending on their health.
Call 1-800-BENE and choose the correct option for retirement service center.