It is nearly official now: For Michael Jordan, all that's left in Chicago are the memories (and a statue).
His Airness is auctioning off the 56,000 square-foot suburban Chicago estate he lived in for 20 years.
"My kids are grown now and I don't need a large house in Chicago," Jordan told the Wall Street Journal . "It was time for some warmer weather down at my new home in Florida."
The estate -- which sits on 7.39 acres approxiomately 30 minutes outside Chicago and includes a tennis court, deep-water pond, climate-controlled garages, nine bedrooms and 19 bathrooms -- has been listed at separate times for $29 million and $21 million since February 2012. Other highlight features include a front gate with Jordan's iconic No. 23 stretching across it and, of course, a full-length basketball court Jordan had installed in 2001.
Currently the owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, the Hall of Famer played 13 seasons for the Chicago Bulls, winning six NBA champio...