You asked: Did Michael Jordan win a championship wearing number 45?

He switched back to his famous No. 23 during the playoffs that year and stuck with it for the remainder of his NBA career with the Bulls and Washington Wizards. Jordan donned the No. 45 — first during his brief foray into baseball, then after his return to the Bulls — as a nod to his father, James.

Did the Bulls retired 23 and 45?


No. Name Note
4 Jerry Sloan Also served as head coach (1979–1982).
10 Bob Love Bulls Director of Community Affairs since 1993
23 Michael Jordan Briefly wore no. 45 in 1995 & 12 for one game in 1990 (due to his jersey stolen).
33 Scottie Pippen

Is number 45 retired on the Bulls?

At his Bulls introductory press conference on Monday, Valentine revealed his jersey for the upcoming season. He will wear 45, the number Michael Jordan wore after returning from his time playing baseball. … Also, Jordan’s #45 wasn’t retired so fair game to Valentine.

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