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Michael Jordan Has Not Left The Building

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Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan leaves the United Center with champagne and a cigar Sunday night, June 16, 1996, in Chicago, after the Bulls beat the Seattle SuperSonics 87-75 to win their fourth NBA Championship. (AP Photo/Frank Polich)
Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan leaves the United Center with champagne and a cigar Sunday night, June 16, 1996, in Chicago, after the Bulls beat the Seattle SuperSonics 87-75 to win their fourth NBA Championship. (AP Photo/Frank Polich)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Five weeks before his 50th birthday, Michael Jordan sits behind his desk, overlooking a parking garage in downtown Charlotte. The cell phone in front of him buzzes with potential trades and league proposals about placing ads on jerseys. A rival wants his best players and wants to give him nothing in return. Jordan bristles. He holds a Cuban cigar in his hand. Smoking is allowed.

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