Michael Jordan's baseball career: In 1993, at the height of his basketball success, Michael Jordan decided to retire from the NBA and pursue a career in baseball. He played for the Chicago White Sox's minor league team
1. The shortest NBA player: Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues stands at just 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm) tall, making him the shortest player in NBA history. Despite his height disadvantage, he had a successful career. 2.
The ABA and NBA merger: In 1976, the American Basketball Association (ABA) merged with the NBA, resulting in four ABA teams joining the NBA, including the Indiana Pacers and the San Antonio Spurs.