Jordan expressed interest in Magic, Bucks

Updated: February 23, 2004, 5:49 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Shortly after the Washington Wizards relieved Michael Jordan of his front-office duties, Jordan and his group of investors expressed interest in buying the Orlando Magic.

Current Magic owner Rich DeVos told the Orlando Sentinel that Jordan tried to buy the Milwaukee Bucks in June and then, when Bucks owner Herb Kohl decided not to sell the team, Jordan looked into buying the Magic.

"Yes, we heard from Michael indirectly," DeVos told the Sentinel in Monday's editions. "He was very interested, ...

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