Michael Jordan lays claim to the title as the greatest basketball of all time. In his earlier games, he dropped 63 points versus the Boston Celtics in the playoffs. Larry Bird commented that he was 'God disguised as Michael Jordan'. His accomplishments are long but include: Rookie of the year, 5 time NBA MVP, 6 time NBA finals MVP, 10 time All-NBA First Team, 9 Time NBA All-Defensive First Team, Defensive player of the Year, 14 time NBA All-Star, 3 Time NBA All-Star MVP, 10 scoring Titles. Michael Jordan retired having the highest scoring average at 30.1 ppg. His personality and marketability permeated the world as he would become one of the most marketable personalities in the sports world, and would singlehandedly spearhead the globalization of the NBA.