The Big Picture Quiz: Michael Jordan edition
Jordan's favorite movie is Ridley Scott's "Gladiator," which won the best picture Oscar for 2000. It's fitting, since Jordan always approached basketball with a warrior's mentality, believing that winning was at least as much about indomitability as about pure talent. When the Chicago Bulls were on the court in the last minutes of a key game, Jordan was like Russell Crowe's Maximus--he gave no quarter.
Better still, as this clip shows, he could also shoot free throws with his eyes closed:
Photo of Michael Jordan by Gabriel Bouys / AFP / Getty Images