''Michael Jordan Basketball Superstar And Commercial Icon'' By Jeff Hawkins. November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity.

He saw the Scrimmage as a opportunity pg 9

Based upon the context clues , the word ''scrimmage means the beginning of each down of play, with the ball placed on the ground between the offensive and defensive lines with its longest axis at right angles to the goal line.

a sparkling unprecedented interest in sports pg 11

Based upon the context clues , the word ''unprecedented'' means never done or known before

to their second consecutive NBA championship.

Based upon the context clues , the word ''consecutive'' means following continuously.

He also worked diligently to improve his jump shots.

Based upon the context clues , the word ''diligently'' means having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties.

Michael officially announced his commitment to join the Tar Heels

Based upon the context clues , the word ''commitment'' means the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.

Outside speculation was heating up regarding Jordan's immediate future.

Based upon the context clues , the word ''speculation'' means the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence.

He studied his correspondence courses to fulfill the promise to his mother.

Based upon the context clues , the word ''correspondence'' means a close similarity, connection, or equivalence.

If they could neutralize Jordan

Based upon the context clues , the word ''neutralize'' means render (something) ineffective or harmless by applying an opposite force or effect.

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