Michael Jordan Retires
Jan. 13, 1999
CHICAGO (AP) _ The NBA's greatest player made it official today.
Michael Jordan retired from the Chicago Bulls after 13 seasons, six championships and countless high-flying dunks.
``I played it to the best I could play it,'' Jordan told a packed news conference at United Center. ``I tried to be the best basketball player I could be.''
``I've had a great time,'' he said.