SPORTS LEGENDS

26 Years Ago Today: MJ over NYC

Five games into his comeback produced a masterpiece

MJ in NYC 3/28/95.
Photo courtesy of Flickr user krausjulius

The Setup

Michael Jordan’s famous two-word fax, released to the world on March 18, 1995, was simple in its audacious declaration that the seminal basketball giant was ending his 17-month retirement to return to playing in the NBA.