"By halftime my feet are bleeding, but I'm having a good game, I don't want to take them off."
In his final game at MSG as a Bull, MJ put on 14-year-old 'Chicago' Air Jordan 1s that were a size too small. He dropped 42. #TheLastDance pic.twitter.com/KQMP2G4Ajg
— ESPN (@espn) April 28, 2020
Jordan never planned to wear the 1s for every single one of his 43 minutes played.
MJ wrote in his autobiography in 1998 that his wife found the shoes while she was doing some spring cleaning. Jordan’s original plan was to only wear the throwback sneakers during warmups, but kept them on for the game when he saw more and more people noticing them.
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