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Monday, September 24, 2001
Being ... Michael Jordan

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He has done it all, but he's coming back for more at the ripe old age of 38. So, what's on Michael Jordan's mind as he prepares for his return to the NBA after a three-year layoff? Page 2 probes his inner thoughts:



"Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. in Washington!

Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. in Washington!

Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. in Washington!

Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. in Washington!"



"I'm really thrilled that Doug has agreed to be my assistant coach again."



"The day I decided to come back, I thought about which player I'd enjoy abusing the most in practice. The next day I traded for Laettner."


"I still can't believe that time I was telling Kwame about Larry, Isiah and Magic, and he thought I meant Larry Johnson, Isaiah Rider and the Orlando Magic."



"Rip? Pip? Rip? Pip? That's close enough. I'll anoint Hamilton as my new second banana."



"I don't know much about Jahidi White, but he can't be any worse than Longley and Wennington."



"Gawd, he really was crazy. Wasn't he?"