My Favorite Hoops Commercial

 

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The NBA playoffs are heating up, so it feels like a good time to post this one.

I’m not the sneakerhead a couple of my homies are, but this is my favorite Jordan commercial by far.  Someone will eventually catch him statistically, but Kobe, LeBron, whoever you name, this is why they (and no one else) can actually be Jordan.  When you’re iconic enough we recognize your career through the dunks and jumpers you made…

On a Hollywood note, I do chuckle now when I watch this and think about the director’s notes for the kid who got cast as young Cliff Robertson.  “That’s pretty good son, but we really need to see the hopelessness in your body language.  This is the moment when you realize you’re on the wrong end of history and you’re powerless to stop it…”

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