NBA 2K23: All Jordan Challenges

In the game, NBA 2K23, the players play as the world famous athlete Jordan and take over his challenges to win every match against powerful teams.

Here’s a guide on all the challenges of Jordan in the game NBA 2K23 to help you know how the player celebrated his time in on the grounds of the NBA. Moreover, you will also learn how he accomplished all his goals and faced challenges. You can also have a look at the best builds in NBA 2K23. Moreover, you can also check out the best dribble moves in the game, along with the styles and badges.

Key Highlights

  • There are a total of 15 challenges you have to complete in NBA 2K23 Jordan Challenges.
  • The challenges of Jordan began from the year 1982 all the way in 1998.
  • The University of North Carolina versus Georgetown: 1982 National Championship is the first challenge where you will witness Jordan’s first iconic shot.
  • The United States Of America Scrimmage Of Basketball Of Team 1984 is the second challenge you will face, where Jordan showed his capability after defeating some of the greatest stars of the game.
  • The Arrival is the third challenge played in 1986, and here Jordan scored sixty-three points against the Celtics.
  • An All-Star Game of the NBA is the fourth challenge where Jordan scored an astonishing forty points in only twenty points.
  • The Eastern Conference of The Game’s First Round In 1989 was the fifth challenge, and here Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls were going against each other in a tie, but ultimately, The Chicago Bulls won due to Jordan’s phenomenal performance.
  • Sixty-Nine Points is the sixth challenge played in the year 1990, and here Jordan scored sixty-nine points in the first goal and around fifty points by shooting off the field, and Jordan won that game.
  • The Shootout is the seventh challenge also played in the year 1990 here, Micheal and Dominique faced off, and eventually, Dominique won by scoring his third goal.
  • Bad Boys is the eighth challenge, also played in the year 1990. The game was between Eastern Conference Finals and Detroit Pistons, and the game was won by the third goal.
  • The finals Of NBA 1991 is the ninth challenge played in the year 1991 in this game, Jordan won against Los Angeles Lakers team, which is also amazing.
  • The Shrug is the tenth challenge also played in the year 1991, and Jordan’s team scored thirty-five in the first half against Portland Trail Blazer, and with the third goal, Jordan won.
  • Double Nickel is the eleventh challenge played in the year 1995, and in the first goal, Jordan scored a respectable fifty-five points in the first goal eventually on the third goal, Jordan won.
  • Father’s Day Victory is the twelfth challenge and was played in the year 1999 in this unforgettable game, the Chicago Bulls (Jordan’s Team) won against Seattle Supersonics.
  • The Flu Game is the thirteen challenge played in the year 1997, and Jordan was extremely sick in this game; however, despite that, he still performed amazingly and won for the team.
  •  Los Angeles Versus Chicago Bulls In 1997 is the fourteenth Kobe Bryant was introduced into NBA Kobe idolized Jordan Jordan won against Kobe’s team, but Kobe learned many new moves from Jordan.
  • Last Dance Of Michael is the fifteenth challenge played in the year 1998, It was Chicago Bulls against Utah Jazz, Jordan’s team scored forty-five points in the first half and won with the last goal.

An Overview of NBA 2K23

Visual Concepts created NBA 2K23, whereas Take 2 Interactive produced it under the label of 2K by the National Basketball Association. The game is completely based on the sport of basketball, where you will take the role of a sportsman. We have also curated a guide on the best shooting badges of NBA 2K23, do check it out. 

The game came out on the 9th of September, 2022, for Windows, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch. NBA 2K23 is the new addition to the series of NBA 2k games. Below, we have discussed the Jordan Challenges in NBA 2K23. 

As Michael Jordan graced the Edition of the Championship and NBA 2K23 versions, 2K has brought back the challenges of the sportsman. That was the BNA2K11’S main feature. The challenges of Jordan in NBA 2K23 were built again with fresh tech. Advancements will also be given as benefits.

The Jordan Challenges

The focus on Jordan’s Challenges in NBA 2K23 was on the top ten games of their career of Jordan. It will also consist of the games that Jordan played in 1986 during the playoffs starting round against the Celtics. Moreover, he also marked a win during the final of 1996, where his opponent was the Seattle Supersonics. 

Jordan Challenges in NBA 2K23
Jordan Challenges

In the new game of 2022, the challenges of Jordan have changed interestingly. There will be ten challenges, with new five ones. The entire focus would be on the highlight of his career.

First Challenge: The University of North Carolina versus Georgetown: 1982 National Championship

The National Championship features the future of the Hall of Famers and all the matchups. Clutch’s gene will also be shown as the first glimpse.

Down to sixty-two to sixty-one with the play of no more than twenty seconds. MJ was a first-year Tar Heel and took the title with a shot of jumping within fifteen seconds left for the regulation.

The players, who are a little old get folded under the lights and championship of national intensity. However, not for No.23. Moreover, players will also be experiencing the iconic first shot by Jordan through the magic created by the National Championship of 1982. 

Second Challenge: The United States Of America Scrimmage Of Basketball Of Team 1984

About 67,596 fans gathered at the Dome of Hoosier in the year 1984 to watch the NBA giants clash with each other. The team Olympics of the USA Michael Jordan led went head to head with the All-Stars of the NBA and Magic Johnson. Jordan proved his capability of defeating the greatest of stars in the game including Larry Bird, Kevin Michael, and many more. 

Challenges Of Jordan
USA vs All-Stars

Third Challenge: The Arrival

In the third number of the challenges of Jordan in NBA 2K23, the athlete made a goal with a game of playoffs scoring sixty-three points. Moreover, it was a challenge against the Celtics. 

Challenges Of Jordan
The Arrival

Furthermore, the game took place on the 20th of April, 1986. Where the second game was against Boston Celtics in the playoff’s first round. In the first goal, the team got sixty-three plus points. On the second goal, there was a shot from fifty percent plus of the field. 

Third Challenge: An All-Star Game of NBA

During the challenge, Jordan was able to lead the scores with forty points although he only played for twenty-nine minutes. The percentage of that goal by Jordan was 739. The sportsman took the court against the Conference of Western All-Stars, where Magic Johnson, James Worthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and many more were present. 

Fourth Challenge: The Eastern Conference of The Game’s First Round In 1989

The games of elimination provided the test ultimately for the players who are looking to move forward and become a player of a clutch. There was a tie between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls with a tie of two by two in a situation of winning or going home. The game was on fire by the great performance of Jordan. 

The natives of North Carolina scored forty-four points, rebounds of nine, and assistance of six for the Cavs. Furthermore, Jordan gave his team a point for winning. Their skills in Jordan were showcased, destroying their plans for Cleveland for any playoffs. 

Fifth Challenge: Sixty-Nine Points

Jordan wins by scoring sixty-nine points and throwing off Cavalier’s plans for playoffs. The match happened on the 28th of March, in the year 1990. The game was played between the Regular Season and Cleveland Cavalier. Jordan scored sixty-nine plus points in the first goal and 50-plus shoots off the field. With the third goal, Jordan won the game. 

Sixth Challenge: The Shootout

During the challenge, Jordan and Dominique Wilkins were faced-off and performed their best performances and great scores of the era. The match took place on some date in the year 1990.

And the game was between the Regular season and Atlanta Hawks. During the first goal, Dominique was outscored. The second goal h Dominique under points of twenty-five. The third goal resulted in a win for the team. 

Seventh Challenge: Bad Boys

During the match, Jordan made sure everyone knew that none of the Piston’s strategies for defense would stop him for a long time. The match took place on 26th May 1990.

Jordan Challenges in NBA 2K23
Bad Boys.

The game was between Eastern Conference Finals and Detroit Pistons. The teams scored 47 plus points in the first goal. During the third goal, the game was winged.

Eighth Challenge: Finals Of NBA 1991

During the match, Jordan made everyone go silent with his coming back from the embarrassing game to thrashing the Lakers in the finals. The game took place from 2nd June to 12th of June in the year 1991.

Moreover, the game was against Los Angeles Lakers. The first goal gave points of 31.0 plus, the second one had a shoot of fifty-five percent off the field During the third girl, Jordan won the entire match. 

Ninth Challenge: The Shrug

Jordan set up the tone of the series and dominates the first half of the game’s finals just to prove his point. The match took place on 3rd June 1991. The first round of playoffs for the game was against Portland Trail Blazer.

Jordan Challenges in NBA 2K23
The Shrug

The team scored thirty-five plus points in the first half during the goal. The second goal had six plus 3s during the first half. With the third goal, Jordan won the match.

Tenth Challenge: Double Nickel

After getting a bat stint, Jordan was back in New York to defeat the Knicks for points of fifty-five along with an unforgettable pass. The match took place on 18th March 1995.

Moreover, it was between Regular season games and New York Knicks. The first goal had fifty-five plus points, the second one was shot with 55 percent off the field. With the third goal, Jordan won the match.

Eleventh Challenge: Father’s Day Victory

During the match, Jordan had the table run over the whole league. However, the title given to him as his fourth was as important as the first one that he got. The match took place on 16th June 1999.  The game of the finals of 1996.

It was the last game of the series where the Chicago Bulls had a win from four by two scored against the Seattle Supersonics. During the game, the first goal scored twenty-two plus points, the second grabbed rebounds of nine plus whereas the third goal resulted in a win for the team.

Challenge No. Twelve: The Flu Game

Jordan while being extremely sick managed to win the game and score the shot for winning during the end seconds. The match happened on 11th June in the year 1997. The game was the sixth of the finals, not the last one, however. The match was against the Utah Jazz.

In the match, during the first goal, Jordan scored thirty-eight plus points, in the second one the grabbed rebounds of seven plus and during the third goal, Jordan won the match.

Thirteenth Challenge: Los Angeles Versus Chicago Bulls In 1997

In the match, Kobe Bryant stepped foot in the NBA, and the kind of confidence was just like Jordan. However, it was yet to be seen if he could be as great as MJ was. Kobe idolized Jordan and was determined on proving that he was worth getting the limelight. 

Lower Merion High School hit thirty-three points with Jordan being the opponent with the Bulls. However, their thirty-six hits of Jordan were good proof that he was still in the game. He taught Bryant new tactics to get secure a powerful win.

Fourteenth Challenge: Last Dance Of Michael

At the final match, Jordan stole the legacy as well as the fate of Jazz’s championship by striking the last round of shots. The match took place on 14th June 1998.

Moreover, the 6th Game was in the 1998 finals against the Utah Jazz. The teams scored forty-five plus points during the first goal. With the last goal, the team won the match.

Challenges Faced By Jordan

The first three challenges were also a part of the BNA 2K11, whereas the new ones added during the NBA2K23 will come out in the summer. The challenges of Jordan in NBA2K23 can be played again after almost a decade. Players can also have a look at the fresh set of challenges. 


Jordan faced so many challenges during his career, and all of these are listed in our guide on NBA 2K23. Make sure to know the challenges you will be facing while playing as Jordan, and accomplishes all the goals as the athlete during the matches.

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With four years of Video Game Journalism and Tremendous love for Gaming, Irfan loves chatting and writing everything about video games.

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