Six time NBA champion (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, and 1998)
Six time NBA Finals MVP (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, and 1998)
Five time NBA MVP (1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998)
14 time All-Star
1988 Defensive Player of the Year
Ten time All-NBA First team
One time All-NBA Second team
Nine time All-NBA Defensive First team
1985 Rookie of the Year
Three time All-Star game MVP (1988, 1996, and 1998)
Two time Gold Medal winner (1984 and 1992)
Jersey retired by the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat (for some reason)
When you look at which player has made the biggest impact over the entirety of the league, Michael Jordan is it. He revolutionized the game in to what it is today, and has been the face of the league even when he isn't playing any longer.
Analysts attempt to compare players of yesterday and today with him all the time, because they realize the notoriety he has as being the best to ever play the game in its 60 year history.
Career averages: 30 ppg, 6 rpg, and 5 apg.