Sports icon Michael Jordan is facing a legal battle with a woman who claims he is the father of her 16-year-old son.

The basketball legend has been sued by Pamela Smith, who filed documents in Georgia on 6 February (13) alleging she fell pregnant with Jordan's child in 1995, and gave birth to a son, Grant, in 1996.

She is seeking a paternity test to prove the retired sports hero is the father, and is demanding full custody and child support, as well as medical expenses, according to legal papers obtained by