Yes, Michael Jordan made a legendary HORSE-level shot during a game.
The Chicago Bulls were comfortably ahead when Jordan was at the foul line to shoot free throws with just a few seconds left in the game. Denver Nuggets rookie Dikembe Mutombo looked to trash talk MJ, causing the GOAT to react. According to Deke, Michael told him “I may not have dunked on you, but I’m giving you this.” Mike proceeds to close his eyes and shoot his second free throw, that was all net. Swish.
The sneakers that Michael laced up for this moment was the Air Jordan 6. This features a stylish lace lock that helps prevent the laces from coming loose. A visible Air Max unit is used in the heel for impact protection. Neoprene was added to the lower portion of the tongue to make the shoe lighter and provide a closer fit. The unique upper part of the tongue features large holes and combine with the heel tab to make it easier to slip on the shoes.
The red and white “Carmine” colorway that MJ rocked this game can be found HERE.
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