Jordan shocked the world when he announced that he was walking away from the game on October 9,at just 30 years ggambling. The story, if you read between jlrdan lines of some newspaper columns and early news accounts, was this: But James wasn't working for GE at the time of dda death. If you had asked me to predict which brand would debut a new logo on its Fall runway, I wouldn't have guessed Fendi. The new logo hardware is featured prominently on a slew of new flap bags, and it's an open circle with an F resting on its side at the bottom, as though it fell that way. Three, when it comes to being intensely curious about Jordan, there is no on-off switch.At the height of his professional career, Michael Jordan retired from basketball to pursue a childhood dream shared by he and his father. Most assumed that Jordan's gambling was becoming a problem. According to CBS. one of Jordan's golf buddies published "Michael & Me: Our Gambling Addiction. which allegedly involved Jordan running up a $ million debt over a . Jordan's father James was cruel to and crossways with his son for. "Once they realized that it was Michael Jordan's father, they wanted to make sure they tried to cover their tracks the best way they could," Binder.