When he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame last year, Michael Jordan joked that you may see him one day playing in the NBA again at the age of 50. Well, perhaps he was not joking. According to fellow University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball alum Antawn Jamison, Jordan could not only still play in the NBA today and make a comeback at age 50, but still average double digits for a team, if placed in the right situation.
“One day you might look up and see me playing the game at 50,” Jordan said toward the end of his speech at his induction ceremony back in 2009. “Oh, don’t laugh. Never say never. Because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.