Blog — michael jordan

Weekend Retrospective | Top 50 Plays of Michael Jordan

LeBron James and Kobe Bryant - two really really good basketball players. Like, I mean reeeaaallly good. They are all-time greats. But you know what, both of them combined don't have jack when it comes to approaching the all-time greatness of Michael Jordan. For those who saw him, you'll remember ... for those too young to have seen him, watch in amazement. Michael would hit shots Kobe can only dream of. Michael would throw down tomahawk jams over big men that the NBA simply doesn't see anymore, and as such, LeBron doesn't have to deal with. And he'd do so...

23 Things You May Not Know About Air Jordans

1 - Superstar Jordan When Michael Jordan left the University of North Carolina in 1984, he wanted to sign with adidas, not Nike. He was a self-described “adidas nut,” and told his agent that if the deal the German company offered was even close, he’d sign with them. Apparently it wasn't. Their loss. 2 - First Flight The very first drawing of the Air Jordan ball-and-wings logo was sketched out on the spur of the moment by Nike's Peter Moore, while the "Air Jordan" name was actually conceived of by superagent David Falk. And while it's hard to believe now,...

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