Speech reminds us what it was like to be Mike: Eloquent, honest, occasionally arrogant

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- When the bright lights go on, Michael Jordan still knows how to wow a crowd.

He did so Friday night at his Basketball Hall of Fame induction. Following a retrospective video of his career, Jordan cried before starting his 22-minute speech. But he rebounded, making the crowd laugh and applaud repeatedly.

And then Jordan closed the speech with a flourish, a “you-can't-be-serious” moment that was signature MJ.

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