Michael Jordan (23) against the Portland Trail Blazers during the 1992 season at Memorial Coliseum.

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PODCAST: Was Michael Jordan Secretly Forced Out of Basketball?

Find out in the latest "What Really Happened?" podcast

December 3, 2017

Seemingly out of nowhere and citing a loss of desire, Michael Jordan walked away from basketball in 1993. Because Jordan was already a three-time NBA champion and at the height of his game, the move sent basketball fans and conspiracy theorists into a tizzy. Why would Michael Jordan walk away from the game he was dominating?

Was there a secret suspension due to Jordan's gambling additction? What role did his father's murder play in all of this? Did Jordan's keen sense of storytelling factor into the decision? Join us in investigating those theories and more in the latest episode of the “What Really Happened?” podcast with Andrew Jenks, executive produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, available now on apple podcasts or wherever you listen.