No. 83 — Jordan, Perkins true NCAA stars


The countdown is on! We’re offering 84 facts on the ’84 Draft – one every hour — in advance of the June 9 premiere of The84Draft on NBA TV.

Names: Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins

Colleges: North Carolina (Jordan and Perkins)

Drafted in 1984: 3rd overall by Chicago Bulls (Jordan), 4th overall by Dallas Mavericks (Perkins)

Draft fact: Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins were members of the 1983 College Basketball All-America First Team. Both players would replicate that honor again in 1984 as they approached the 1984 NBA Draft.

We’re just 83 hours away from The84Draft on NBA TV! Tune in for the captivating story on one of the NBA’s most talent-filled and unique classes ever.

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