Nowadays, commercials have become like mini-feature films. They are written and produced to not only be entertaining, but also to tap into the human emotional experience. This can make the product much more desirable. It can even make a product seem necessary. Nike has produced some great commercials in their time—including the Mars Blackmon campaign (starring Spike Lee and Michael Jordan) for the Nike Air Jordans, among many other great ads. The most recent installment of Miami Heat forward LeBron James’ sneakers premiered its
Time has a funny way of bringing things full circle. The Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks had one of the most intense rivalries through the 1990s, thanks in large part to Reggie Miller—the Knick Killer. He earned that nickname by singlehandedly taking victory from the jaws of defeat in front of the Knicks’ faithful in Madison Square Garden.
At the Michael Jordan statue outside the United Center How do you rank Michael Jordan’s career achievement list? The answer: It’s nearly impossible. The G.O.A.T., as he’s so often referred to (by those who never saw Wilt Chamberlain play) has done so much for the game that ranking his performances simply doesn’t do justice to his illustrious career.