Basketball great Michael Jordan made himself a global household name with his seemingly superhuman slam dunks and uncanny ability to score under pressure.

Now, 16 years into his retirement, his name is associated with something completely different—a medical clinic for uninsured and underinsured people in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Michael Jordan just donated $7 million to open Charlotte-area health clinics.

The Hall of Famer flaunts some off-court heroics with his latest donation.

It's been nearly 18 years since basketball legend Michael Jordan called it quits, but this week, he proved he's still a champion.

According to the Associated Press, the former Chicago Bulls star and current Charlotte Hornets owner pledged to donate $7 million to local health centers in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Jordan played the role of on-court hero so often that it just makes sense that he'd do the same off the court. GIF from NBA/YouTube.

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Michael Jordan finally speaks up about police shootings. Here's why it's important.

"I know this country is better than that, and I can no longer stay silent."

It's been 13 years since sports legend Michael Jordan retired, and we've heard very little from him ... until now.

He's not the type of celebrity who likes to be out and about, seen rubbing elbows with the rich and famous.

The NBA great, widely known for remaining silent on racial matters, finally felt the need to speak up.

The basketball icon didn't grant an interview. But he did issue a heartfelt statement published exclusively on The Undefeated, an ESPN site, that everybody is talking about.

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