Michael Jordan Is Still Making $80 Million A Year

Written by Nigel D. / 02.15.13

Jordan earned an estimated $80 million last year from corporate partners Nike, Gatorade, Hanes, Upper Deck, 2K Sports, Presbyterian Healthcare and Five Star Fragrances. The Jordan Brand, a division of Nike, is responsible for the vast majority of MJ’s earnings. It controlled 58 percent of the basketball shoe market in 2012, according to research firm SportsOneSource.

Full Story: Yahoo

Michael Jordan retired a long time ago but is still making that paper and is worth about $650 million. His sneakers are still as popular as they were when he was playing even though they cost more. Check the article for more details on Jordan’s business moves. Kids are going broke buying overpriced Jordans while he is sitting back stacking paper. Hopefully kids start to wake up and invest in their future more rather than fashion.

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Video: ESPN Michael Jordan Special – Gotta Be The Shoes

Written by Nigel D. / 02.12.13

ESPN celebrates Michael Jordan’s upcoming 50th birthday with a special feature, “Gotta Be The Shoes.”

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Michael Jordan May Prolong The NBA Lockout

Written by Nigel D. / 11.06.11

Jordan knows exactly what he said to Abe Pollin a few months after Game 6 of the 1998 Finals, during the last NBA lockout, back when he was a player in the forefront of the union’s negotiations. “If you can’t make a profit, you should sell your team,” he reportedly shouted at the then-74-year-old who had owned the Bullets/Wizards franchise for as long as Jordan had been alive.

And now that Jordan, as principal owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, is reportedly leading a faction of hardline owners pressing the league to accept no compromise, to not budge further than the debated 50-50 split, to take his franchise’s supposed setbacks out of the players’ hides in the exact way he denied owners during his previous life … no way, he hasn’t forgotten that.

Full Story: Sporting News

Michael Jordan instead of helping end the NBA lockout might actually extend it. Check below for some player reactions.

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Video: Michael Jordan Shows He Can Still Dunk At Age 48

Written by Nigel D. / 07.19.11

While he won’t win a dunk contest, Michael Jordan shows he can still dunk at the age of 48.

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Video: Michael Jordan Speaks On Lebron James’ Decision To Join The Heat

Written by Nigel D. / 07.19.10

Michael Jordan gives his opinion on Lebron James’ decision to join the heat and speaks on the money players make today.

I would of never called up Larry and called up Magic and say hey let’s get together and play on one team…In all honest I was trying to beat those guys.
– Michael Jordan

Check below for a look at Lebron James’ rumored new $49.5 million mansion in Miami.
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Michael Jordan Answers Whose Better, Kobe Bryant Or LeBron James?

Written by Nigel D. / 07.10.10

Jerry West Says Lebron James Has Passed Kobe Bryant As A Player

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Michael Jordan Speaks On Being The Owner Of The Bobcats

Written by Nigel D. / 03.22.10

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