Jordan Files #3 – MJ’s NBA Debut

Well, here’s something you probably haven’t seen, the pre-game introductions for Michael Jordan’s NBA debut. A sensational upload by Melbourne’s own Brad Davidson and one that is seemingly a first for our good friend the Internet.

To listen to some of the commentary during both of these videos is quite entertaining, especially knowing that Michael Jordan’s career panned out fairly well. There was a lot of hype for Michael as he entered the NBA but it was impossible to predict the impact he would have on hoops. Check it out:

It’s truly amazing that it has taken so many years for this pre-game footage to surface after no doubt being tucked away somewhere on a stray VHS cassette.

Update: Full game highlights below!

Another classic Jordan memory to add to the archives.


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