Why Did MJ Wear Penny Shoes?

Did Michael Jordan wear a new pair of shoes every game?

TIL Michael Jordan wore a brand new pair of shoes every game his entire career because he liked the ‘excited kid’ feeling it gave him & helped him prepare mentally for the game.

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of new shoes on polished timber.

And they paid the nba fines for him wearing the wrong shoe brand..

Why was Jordan fined for shoes?

Kids today might not know that back in the 1980s, when Michael Jordan first left Tar Heel country to become a Chicago Bull, that the NBA at one point told him he would be fined $5,000 per game because his shoes were not regulation colors. … Nike happily paid the fee for Jordan and he wore those shoes all year.

Which shoes did Michael Jordan wear?

These are the 6 sneakers Michael Jordan wore when he became a NBA championNike Air Jordan 6 — First Championship (1991) … Nike Air Jordan 7 — Second Championship (1992) … Nike Air Jordan 8 — Third Championship (1993) … Nike Air Jordan 11 — Fourth Championship (1996) … Nike Air Jordan 12 — Fifth Championship (1997)More items…•

What shoes did MJ wear his rookie year?

During his rookie season ascent, MJ wore a Nike Air Ship PE with “Nike Air” heel tagging that foreshadowed his own line taking flight. In the documentary, MJ wears both the White/Red and Black/Red, particularly in scenes playing against Milwaukee.