Tag results for: Michael Jordan

Could Jordan MTM Herald a New Sneaker Line for Jordan Brand?

When President Obama showed up today at Nike World Headquarters to deliver a speech promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, he was gifted with a special sneaker bearing a unique design pedigree. Finished in a red, white and blue design, the shoe — dubbed the Jordan MTM —  was …

Mark Parker, Tinker Hatfield and Michael Jordan Designed a Sneaker for President Obama

President Obama made an appearance at Nike World Headquarters today in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which promotes open commerce among the U.S. and eleven Pacific Rim nations. Like many visitors to Nike’s campus, the President will not be leaving empty handed, though his new kicks won’t be coming …

Michael Jordan 1996 NBA All-Star Game Figure

The 1996 NBA All-Star game held at the Alamodome in San Antonio had one of the most incredible Eastern Conference teams in basketball history, with the likes of Scottie Pippen, Shaquille O’Neal, Penny Hardaway, Patrick Ewing and more. They took home a victory under the leadership of …

Why adidas Passed On Michael Jordan

By now we all know that Michael Jordan considered making the jump from Nike to adidas long before the Air Jordan line became the legend it is today. What we don’t know, however, is that MJ nearly signed with the Three Stripes as a rookie. In 1984, …

Michael Jordan is Now An Official Billionaire

Legendary basketball player and sneaker icon Michael Jordan is now officially a billionaire. According to Forbes, he is now worth $1 billion, making him the 513th richest person in the United States and 1,741st in the world. Last year, Jordan’s bank account saw a huge jump after …

The Commercials That Inspired the Air Jordan 7 “Sweater”

No one will call Michael Jordan a style icon, but His Airness was capable of some measure of sartorial flair, especially within the context of the 1990s, when bright colors and loud patterns were fully de rigueur. Case in point, this early ’90s ad campaign for McDonald’s, …

Michael Jordan & Bugs Bunny Join Forces Once Again

The Air Jordan franchise celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and to commemorate this milestone, they have teamed up with Warner Bros. once again to announce the return of the much loved Hare Jordan campaign. The original collection first released back in 1992 after Michael Jordan‘s first …

The Game Plan by Champs Sports – Jordan Legend Blue Collection

Somehow, Tinker Hatfield always knew Michael Jordan would return to basketball one day after his retirement, a reason why the Nike design guru went ahead and created the Air Jordan 11 while Jordan was still uncertain about his baseball career. Then, that fateful day came on March …

Matt Powell Analyzes Sneaker Culture | Video

Matt Powell knows sneakers much better than you do. Having worked for several retail companies, including Sports Authority and Modell’s, he’s observed and been a part of sneaker culture for over a decade. Currently, he serves as the Sports Industry Analyst at NPD Group, a consulting company …