[post_page_title]April 13, 2003[/post_page_title]
At the end of the regular season in 2003, Michael Jordan retired for the third and final time and the age of 40. MJ averaged 30.1 PPG, 6.2 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.3 steals during his 15 seasons in the Association. He was Rookie of the Year, six-time NBA Champ, 14-time All-Star, 11-time All NBA player, nine-time All Defensive, six-time Finals MVP, five-time MVP, Defensive Player of the Year in 1987-88 and three-time All Star MVP.
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