Michael Jordan on Dean Smith: 'He never put one kid ahead of another'

That's what Michael Jordan found compelling about his relationship with Dean Smith: Not how much Smith cared about his success and happiness, but how equally vested Smith was in anyone who became part of the Tar Heels' family. "Players with different backgrounds, different outlooks, different potential: He seemed to be able to reach all of them the same way," Jordan said. (Miami Herald)

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