What made Michael Jordan famous?
Michael Jordan became famous for being a professional basketball player with the NBA. He was one of the greatest basketball players in the world.
It wasn't necessarily the plays MJ did that made him famous, it was the things he accomplished. Michael had a huge FG% and he made most shots. MJ also made around 33pts per game! Plus, when his team made it to the playoffs, he played his best. What made him famous was that no man could successfully guard him.