Two men are serving life sentences in prison for the death of Michael Jordan’s father, James, in 1993. One has maintained his innocence, and the other is now under review for parole.
In 1993, Michael Jordan was on top of the basketball world. He had won three straight N.B.A. championships with the Chicago Bulls and an Olympic gold medal with the heralded Dream Team. There seemed to be no ceiling to his fame. And with him every step of the way was the person he considered his closest confidant, his father, James Jordan.