After a five year-long legal battle, Michael Jordan has finally won the rights to the Chinese version of his name.
China’s Supreme People’s Court, the highest in the country, ruled Thursday that the NBA superstar can have his name 乔丹 (pronounced “Chee-ow-dahn”) back from retailer Qiaodan Sports.
Many would lay the claim of being Michael Jordan’s number one fan, but no matter what anyone of them thinks, he or she can never come close to Irene Liiao of Manhasset, New York.
Posting on Twitter on Tuesday, Liiao shared her unique obsession with NBA GOAT Michael Jordan when she was in third grade, reported Mashable.
While many people are aware that Michael Jordan was one of the greatest basketball players to ever play the game — if not the greatest — many may not know that he made more money last year in sneaker sales alone than he did in his entire NBA career.
A new infographic released last week by PBS shows that Jordan made $100 million from 2014 in sneaker sales alone, which is $6 million more than the $94 million total in income he earned for his entire NBA career.
Everyone knows by now that legendary basketball star Michael Jordan is ultra-competitive. His drive to win and be the best is unparalleled. Part of how he displayed his drive was through his trash talking.
After being dominated on the court by Jordan as a rookie, Reggie Miller said that Jordan requested that he refer to him as “Black Jesus.” In another instance, Jordan threw shade at President Barack Obama after playing golf with him: