Layups: MJ Making News on 9/11, Then and Now

Michael Jordan’s name is on everybody’s lips today, 9/11/09, because the GOAT is being inducted into the HoF in a scant 50 minutes. But oddly enough, 8 years ago to the day MJ was also the lead story of the day… until tragedy stuck, that is:

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About Neil Paine

I work for Sports-Reference.com. I've been a freelance writer for ESPN, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, and Basketball Prospectus.

Posted on September 11, 2009, in YouTube Finds. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. My favorite part is that Isiah Thomas starts to call MJ out on the push, and then you can tell someone told him to shut up in his earpiece, so he just sort of trails off…

  2. My fav part is that the second biggest news story of the day is “america loses spy plane over iraq.”

    7:09. tick tock.

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