Why did Michael Jordan never coach?

“I have no patience for coaching. … So in essence, coaching is something that I’ve never really felt I could do from an emotional standpoint because I’m much different and I have a different perception about things than what the kids do today.” Jordan is currently the owner of the Charlotte Hornets.

Did Michael Jordan ever coach a team?

Jordan played college basketball for three seasons under coach Dean Smith with the North Carolina Tar Heels. As a freshman, he was a member of the Tar Heels’ national championship team in 1982.

Michael Jordan.

Charlotte Hornets
1984–1993, 1995–1998 Chicago Bulls
2001–2003 Washington Wizards
Career highlights and awards

Did Michael Jordan coach the Wizards?

2001–02 season

After retiring from the Chicago Bulls in early 1999, Michael Jordan became the Washington Wizards’ vice president of basketball operations as well as a minority owner in January 2000.

Why did MJ go to the Wizards?

Later, Washington Wizards’ majority owner Abe Pollin reached out to MJ with a job offer. He wanted the 6-time NBA Champion to be the team’s new president of basketball operations. … Perhaps he wanted to leave the game on his own terms and hence decided to help the Wizards from inside the court and not outside.

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