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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Horace Grant Talks Michael Jordan

Former NBA star +Horace Grant has just went public with a new interview visual video. In an interview with Ebro, Rosenberg and Laura Stylez on Hot 97, the former Bulls forward Horace Grant recalls a great Jordan story in which an illegal screen ended in Jordan punching out one of his former teammates.

In his own words, “Our practices were so intense because Phil, the mastermind behind everything, would put [Jordan] on the second team, me and Scottie would be on the first team, and being competitive like he was, man,” said Grant.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Is Scottie Pippen Throwing Shade At Michael Jordan?

 


Scottie Pippen is preparing to tell his side of the story following his dissatisfaction with Michael Jordan's docu-series, The Last Dance. In an Instagram post promoting his upcoming memoir, UNGUARDED, the six-time NBA champion claimed he would tell "stories I've kept to myself for years."

Friday, June 13, 2014

Michael Jordan Is Now A Billionaire

+Forbes has just named +Michael Jordan a billionaire. According to Forbes, Michael Jordan is now a billionaire due to an increase in his stake of the Charlotte Hornets to 89.5% from 80%. Sports bankers say the Hornets are presently worth between $600 million and $625 million USD. 

The Milwaukee Bucks sold for $550 million USD in May, and they are considered the least valuable team in the league. Forbes‘ net worth figure for Jordan uses the $600 million figure. The Hornets have $135 million USD of debt, which makes Jordan’s equity in the team worth $416 million USD. After subtracting all the cash Jordan has invested in the team, they estimate his net worth outside of the Hornets to be $600 million USD, giving him a net worth of a $1 billion USD.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Michael Jordan Named 4th Richest Celebrity

Forbes Magazine has named Michael Jordan the 4th richest celebrity in America.  This comes a few weeks after the magazine identified Jordan as the highest paid athlete of all time.

Monday, May 31, 2021

Greatest Michael Jordan Fights

 


The 'Greatest Michael Jordan Fights of All Time' includes fights with Danny Ainge, John Starks, Reggie Miller, Byron Irving, Dennis Rodman and Glen Rice! The video shows videos of Michael Jordan getting annoyed at players, sometimes resulting in an ejection.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Michael Jordan's Residence

Concierge Auctions gives us a look at Michael Jordan estate which has released this video tour of the mansion and its surrounding grounds for potential buyers. Designed by Michael Jordan, the mansion boasts 56,000 square feet of space, and features nine bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a regulation size, NBA-quality basketball court, and a beautiful pool. The Highland Park residence is set on 7.39 landscaped acres.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

New Air Jordan XX3 Chicago

Dressed in a University Red and Gum Yellow color scheme. This “Chicago” edition of the Air Jordan XX3 feature a full Red leather. Should this Air Jordan XX3 "Chicago" surface as a retail offering (perhaps at Jordan Brand's new stand-alone store in Chicago?)

They include upper that includes the city’s skyline graphic near the heel, along with Gum Yellow detailing throughout as well as the outsole. Other details include “CHI” and “CITY” embroidered on the sides, as well as Chicago’s area codes of “773” and “312” seen on the inside of the tongues.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

New Air Jordan 17

(The Wrap-Up Magazine) Air Jordan 17 (XVII) The Air Jordan 17 (XVII) was released in 2002. Michael joined the Washington Wizards as President of Basketball Operations in January of 2000 and since then kept the same style. It was back to business for Michael Jordan when his Air Jordan 17 dropped in 2002, complete with a metal briefcase. The Air Jordan 17 is an executive model and comes in a briefcase. Everyone wants the AJ XVII for the briefcase and design.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Michael Jordan's 6th Game Anniversary

+Micheal Jordan anniversary for his final +NBA championship games is today. The +Chicago Bulls with coach +Phil Jackson were the best of all times thus far. Today marks the 15th anniversary of one of the greatest shots in NBA history. In Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals.

Michael Jordan crossed over on Byron Russell and hit the game-winning shot in Game 6. With the clock running out, Jordan crossed over Bryon Russell and hit the game-wining shot with 5.2 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls the 87-86 win.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Michael Jordan Gets Married

Michael Jordan is getting married for the second time. He will wed Cuban model Yvette Prieto, 35, on Saturday, April 27 near Palm Beach, Florida, and their wedding is no small affair.
Take into account the wedding tent. Only footsteps from Jordan’s $12.4m mansion in the Jack Nicklaus-made golf course community of Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida. +Micheal Jordan 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Scottie Pippen Sickest Dunk Compilation

 


No matter how well he played or how important he was to the team, Scottie Pippen was underappreciated because of his status on the Bulls. Even as Chicago's No. 2 Pippen averaged over 16 points, Jordan would get most of the credit.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan’s Record

Congrads Cleveland Cavs on Lebron Jame breaking another record. LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals.

Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love finished with 15 for the Cavs, who never trailed and led by as many as 39 points in one of their most dominating wins of the series. The Cavs set an NBA record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity.

Cleveland's 4-1 series' win gives it a 12-1 record this postseason and sets up a third consecutive matchup with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.

The Cavaliers basically conceded the East's top seed to the Celtics at the end of the regular season by opting to rest its starters in advance of the playoffs. But they displayed their superiority over the final two games to wrap up the series.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Friday, October 26, 2018

Get Ready For New Air Jordan With Platinum Tint


Air Jordan lovers are going to enjoys these new releases. The “Platinum Tint” hue seen above is yet another AJ11 that turns heads without having to do too much. The colorway, inspired by flight suits and space materials, gives us a primary Cool Grey hue dispersed over the nubuck mudguard, mesh loop lacing system and faintly with the translucent outsole.


A few red accents make their way into the mix as well on the ankle Jumpman logo, ribbon stripe on the midfoot, slightly visible on the Jumpman logo hidden under the smokey translucent outsole and signature “23” imprint on the heel to signify Michael Jordan’s renowned player number during his iconic career. Theres also some red in the stitching on the upper in a crescent shape that adds one more minor detail that goes a long way. No wonder these take inspiration from space; this drop is without a doubt out of this world!


The Air Jordan 11 “Platinum Tint” arrives this Saturday (October 27) in adult sizes for $220 USD and grade school sizes as well for $180 USD at select JB retailers.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

New YEEZY Basketball Shoe Banned


Kanye West is expected to debut his first-ever Yeezy basketball sneaker on the feet of Adidas athletes during the upcoming NBA season. But the league office would ban the current version of the sneaker on court because of its gleaming, reflective-material heel, according to industry sources.

While the monochromatic sneakers won’t violate the league’s footwear color restrictions, the issue is the reflective “3M” heel panel, which the NBA would find potentially distracting for both in-arena spectators and television viewers.

Carmelo Anthony faced a similar issue with the metallic chrome heel of his Jordan M10 signature sneakers while playing for the New York Knicks. He later wore an updated version with a matte paint finish.

Players are no longer required to wear shoes matching their team’s uniform colors, but the league still has an approval process for new silhouettes from brands in advance of the season.

According to Christopher Arena, the NBA’s vice president of identity, outfitting and equipment, companies will typically submit sneakers for the first half of the season by early August, with shoes scheduled to be worn after the All-Star break required for approval by early December.

While the league office has yet to receive and formally review the new Yeezy basketball shoe in person, the version shared online by West would not be permitted on court as is, according to a source. Alternative versions of the sneaker that don’t incorporate the reflective material would likely be approved.

The league has banned or issued warnings for several sneakers in its history, most famously Michael Jordan’s black and red Nike Air Jordan 1 sneaker in 1985. Nike almost instantly turned the buzz around the Bulls star’s banished debut sneakers into a marketing campaign, vaulting the signature series into rare air and sparking the dawn of collectible-sneaker culture. Three decades later, the Jordan Brand has become its own fully fledged subsidiary of the Nike Inc. company, with annual revenues topping $3 billion.

In a recent post on his @KanyeWest Instagram, the Chicago native explained that his Yeezy basketball shoe has been in development for over three years and undergone nearly 300 sample updates.

The new model is expected to finally make its much-anticipated debut during the 2018-19 season, with Adidas non-signature athletes like Donovan Mitchell, Brandon Ingram, John Wall, Kelly Oubre Jr. and Nick Young potentially wearing the shoe in early 2019. Retail release dates and a finalized price point have yet to be determined.

Earlier Monday, during an interview with paparazzi in Los Angeles, West discussed his long-term vision for his collaborative brand with Adidas and his eventual goal to bring the manufacturing of his sneaker line stateside.

“The Yeezys will be made in America,” he said. “We’re putting a factory in Chicago.”

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New Air Jordan 1 Wings

The Air Jordan 1 Wings will release through Nike SNKRS on May 17th for $200 USD. The Air Jordan 1 Wings are designed to celebrate Michael Jordan's standout 1985-86 season.
Nike recently took us behind the design, which reveals that the shoe is actually a Black-based leather upper with a Gold undertone that is only revealed through agitation and stress. They also went on to say, “It’s reminiscent of a bronzed statue.”

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Scottie Pippen’s Terrible Bulls Contract

 


Chicago managed to lock him down long-term at a bargain-basement price.


But how? And how did they get away with it for so long?

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Allen Iverson Talks Jordan, Biggie and More Untold Stories


NBA legend Allen Iverson sits down with Complex’s Speedy Morman to drop gems on everything from his relationship with The Notorious B.I.G., to his conversation the first time he met Michael Jordan, to his iconic shooting sleeve, most memorable Kobe Bryant moment, opinion on the state of the NBA and more.


Wednesday, December 21, 2016

New Nike Air Jordan 8

The new Jordans are here. This time, Nike hits us with the Bugs Bunny edition. You can pick this pair up for $190 on February 25th, 2017. Michael Jordan strapped up the most unique pair of his signature sneakers for the 1992-93 season, literally.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Michael Jordan Still The Highest Paid Athlete

(The Wrap-Up Magazine) Forbes published it’s annual retiree rankings today, but aptly followed it up with a piece breaking down how MJ will make more than the likes of LeBron James and Kobe Bryant or even Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo — despite the fact that he stepped away from the hardwood 13 years ago.The Swoosh imprint made $3 billion USD in shoe sales last year in the U.S. alone — resulting in roughly $100 USD million for MJ, which is more than he made in salary ($94 million USD) during his entire 15-year playing career.

On top of that, the vastly improved Charlotte Hornets have undoubtedly lined Jordan’s pockets (he’s been the majority owner since 2010) with a bunch of added dough while partnerships with Gatorade, 2K Sports, and Five Star Fragrances — as well as the long-term extension with memorabilia firm Upper Deck he signed last year — keep the checks coming. MJ’s empire even includes seven restaurants and a car dealership.

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