Michael Jordan 50 Greatest Moments

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28. United Center Return

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A 39-year-old Jordan returned to the United Center for the first time as an enemy, leading his Wizards into Chicago on Jan. 19, 2002. Fans gave him a three-minute standing ovation. "I had a tough time playing against Chicago. It's like playing a relative, in a sense. It's not as intense, you're not quite as motivated," said Jordan, who scored just 16 points on 7-of-21 shooting along with a career-high nine turnovers in a 77-69 victory.