Archive for the ‘Michael Jordan’ Category

Lakers Ballboy Shares How He Received Michael Jordan’s Nike Air Ship Sneakers 30 Years Ago

April 22nd, 2015 By

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Khalid Ali was just a 15-year-old ballboy finishing his duties for another Lakers home game on December 2, 1984 when he took possession of what would turn out to be one of the most historic pairs of kicks ever – Michael Jordan’s game-worn Nike Air Ship sneakers.

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Michael Jordan Dropped 63 On The Celtics 29 Years Ago Today

April 20th, 2015 By

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On this date in 1986, 23-year-old Michael Jordan recorded one of the standout highlights of his career by scoring 63 points in game two of the Bulls-Celtics first round playoff series. Jordan had only just returned to game action one month prior on March 15 after missing 18 weeks recovering from a fractured navicular tarsal bone in his left foot.

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Get A Detailed Look At Michael Jordan’s Game Worn Nike Air Ship Sneakers

April 9th, 2015 By

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With Michael Jordan‘s game-worn rookie year Nike Air Ship pair currently taking bids at SCP Auctions, we get a closer look at the historic pre-Air Jordan pair of sneakers here.

Ballboy Khalid Ali procured the shoes from Jordan after Jordan wore them in a 113-112 Bulls road win over the Lakers on December 2, 1984.

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What If Michael Jordan Had Played For Duke?

April 7th, 2015 By

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Duke wrapped its fifth men’s basketball title on Monday night, a shining reflection on the legacy of longtime coach Mike Krzyzewski. A legacy one Michael Jordan might’ve played a large role in once upon a recruitment.

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Gatorade Debuts New “Be Like Mike” Commercial

April 1st, 2015 By

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Gatorade today debuted the latest commercial in the “Be Like Mike” campaign reboot, showing the world that athletes at every level still strive to, well, you know.

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Gatorade’s 23 Year Old “Be Like Mike” Commercial Goes Viral

March 31st, 2015 By

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Gatorade has a new hit commercial on their hands and they didn’t have to film one second in 2015 to make it happen.

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This Is Just Michael Jordan Playing Pickup Basketball With Tom Brady In The Bahamas

March 28th, 2015 By

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It may not be 55 points on the Knicks on national TV but Michael Jordan can still dominate a basketball court. The Chicago Bulls legend was caught balling on camera today in the Bahamas, dropping one of his patented jumpers in a pickup basketball game with none other than New England Patriots champion Tom Brady and PGA Tour star Keegan Bradley. He even calls “And 1″ as the shot drains.

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Michael Jordan Canned His 1st Comeback Buzzer Beater 20 Years Ago Today

March 25th, 2015 By

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Today marks 20 years to the day that Michael Jordan hit one of his patented buzzer-beaters – a full-length dribble and pull-up jumper as time expired to beat the Atlanta Hawks on the road, 99-98. It was only Jordan’s fourth game in his 1995 comeback campaign, and second Bulls win of that short stretch. Jordan finished with 32 points, his first 30+ point game since returning on March 19, 1995 against the Pacers. Definitely a highlight game for the Air Jordan 10 “Chicago,” which re-releases this Saturday, March 28 – the date of MJ’s 55-point binge in New York against the Knicks.

Watch Air Jordan’s game-winner over Atlanta below and share your memories of Mike’s comeback in the comments.

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Vintage Gear: 1992 Air Jordan – Hare Jordan “What’s Up Jock?” T-Shirt

March 23rd, 2015 By

Jordans Daily “Vintage Gear” returns with a look straight out of 1992 with the Nike Air Jordan “What’s Up Jock?” t-shirt. In the wake of the first Hare Jordan commercial, which debuted on February 9, 1992 during the NBA All-Star Game, Nike issued quite a few different t-shirts featuring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny in their Air Jordan VIIs (like these). Bugs’ riff off his famous “What’s up, Doc?” one-liner found its way onto this shirt and others as Nike and Warner Brothers synced their marketing in near flawless execution. Kids loved the campaign and merch for the meshing of their favorite athlete with Bugs, while teenagers and adults dug it for the coolness and even novelty factor. That’s a huge reason why Jordan Brand is reintroducing a “Hare Jordan” collection for 2015, the 23rd anniversary of the beloved original run, including the Jordan 7 “Hares” on May 16.

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Gatorade Remixes Iconic “Be Like Mike” Commercial

March 22nd, 2015 By

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Gatorade celebrates 23 years since the debut of its “Be Like Mike” commercial with three new takes on the pop culture masterpiece campaign starring Michael Jordan. The first spot is re-cut with a fresh animation treatment, while the second, “Move Like Mike,” features two young players working out to the original footage. The third spot, “Dream Like Mike,” focuses on one player emulating Jordan’s trademark plays.

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Air Jordan III “Sport Blue”