The NBA Banned Air Jordans and Fined Michael Jordan $5,000 for Every Game He Wore Them - bdsthanhhoavn.com

The NBA Banned Air Jordans and Fined Michael Jordan $5,000 for Every Game He Wore Them

It’s hard to overstate the impact that Michael Jordan has had on the world of sports apparel. Not only did he almost singlehandedly build one of the strongest brands in athletic wear, Nike, but he also created his own brand, Air Jordan and Jumpman. His Air Jordans became the most iconic sneaker of all time, spawning a legacy of shoes worn by countless athletes and fans worldwide. 

While now you can’t watch an NBA game without seeing a pair of Air Jordans, there was a time when the league was less than receptive to the shoe. In fact, they even punished Jordan for wearing them. Here’s the story of Air Jordans and why the NBA once saw the sneakers as an adversary. 

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