Jordan's 50th dominates All Star Weekend

KRISTIE RIEKEN
Last updated 12:32 18/02/2013
A 1992 file photo of Michael Jordan playing for the Chicago Bulls.
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AIR JORDAN: A 1992 file photo of Michael Jordan playing for the Chicago Bulls.

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Michael Jordan turned 50, giving this year's NBA All-Stars a chance to reflect on his illustrious career and how much he still means to the sport.

In a weekend filled with the NBA's greatest players, Jordan was the topic no one could stop talking about. Though he hasn't played since the 2002-03 season, Jordan's influence still permeates the league and its players.

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade says, "everything he did was groundbreaking."

Jordan won six titles and picked up five MVP awards during a career that began in 1984 and was spent mostly with the Chicago Bulls.

Jordan was in Houston this weekend, and celebrated his birthday early with a private bash two days ago at the Museum of Fine Arts with guests including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.

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