NBA: Michael Jordan Is The Fourth Richest Celebrity In America According To Forbes

photo credit We all know Michael Jordan’s money stacks higher than the Freedom tower but just how high does he rank outside of the sports world? A few weeks ago Forbes listed Jordan as the richest athlete of all time, claiming he earned $1.7 billion dollars in his years as an athlete, endorser and pitchman, which placed him ahead of Tiger Woods at $1.65 billion and Arnold Palmer at $1.35 billion respectively. When you take the sports element out of the equation however, the GOAT is still among the richest people in the country.

(Video) NBA: Michael Jordan Throws A Jab At Reggie Miller While Trash Talking Blue Jays Star Josh Donaldson

photo credit I have no clue why people still think it’s OK to talk trash to Michael Jordan. Don’t they know their history? Haven’t people heard all the stories of someone trying to trash talk him only to see him toy with their emotions and make them regret ever speaking? Apparently Toronto Blue Jays star, Josh Donaldson, never got that memo and decided to run his mouth a little bit on the golf course.

(Video) NBA: LOL Rip Hamilton Recalls Michael Jordan Telling Him He’s Not Good Enough to Play in Jordans

We all know Michael Jordan can be harsh, and Rip Hamilton was just another player to experience his wrath.  On a recent episode of ESPN’s The Jump, Richard Hamilton discussed what it was like to play with His Airness.  When Rip was a rookie in Washington, Jordan was finishing up his legendary career.  The Hall of Fame trash talker told the youngin he wasn’t worthy of playing in Jordans, saying, “My sneaker is for All Stars.”

NBA: Phil Jackson: Carmelo Improving Ball Hog Habit & Can Play Jordan & Kobe Role in Triangle

The triangle offense worked well when Phil Jackson was a coach for the Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan, and the Los Angeles Lakers with Kobe Bryant, but it’s been critiqued a lot on its use with the New York Knicks.  Many people felt it just wouldn’t work with this team, but Jackson has been dedicated to keeping it, and improving the Knicks use of the infamous offense.  Jackson was asked it Carmelo Anthony can fit in the triangle, and he made it clear that Melo can.

(Video) NBA: Blake Griffin & Jimmy Butler Ready to Battle ‘Space Jam’ Monstars in New Jordan Ad

A few months ago, Michael Jordan said he preferred Blake Griffin to be the star if there was a Space Jam sequel ever made.  Well, now he got his wish, sort’ve.

(Audio) NBA: Charles Barkley Says He Misses Michael Jordan But the Beef Between Them is Not Squashed

Last month Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith took a picture together.  They were all smiling and Jordan had his arm around Barkley, leading many to think the beef between them was squashed.  Well, it turns out it wasn’t.

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