A History of Air Jordans
As we mentioned in AM Hot Clicks, Michael Jordan was interviewed for the release of NBA 2K14 and stated his favorite all-time dunk was this baseline jam over Patrick Ewing. Also in the interview, MJ stated his favorite all-time Air Jordans were the 11th version, followed by No. 3, with No. 12 and No. 13 as his next favorites. Here’s a look at all 28 Air Jordans since their debut in 1985.
Twitter Feud of the Day
Pistons guard Brandon Jennings and Knicks guard J.R. Smith went at it over Smith’s brother, Chris, and whether he has enough talent to play in the NBA. One opposing scout doesn’t think so, calling Smith “maybe the worst player in the history of the [NBA] summer league.”
Presented Without Comment
Antonio Cromartie, who has 10 kids from eight women, had a vasectomy.
Lovely Lady Roundup
Gators superfan Emily Kugler should get you in the mood for Saturday’s Florida-South Carolina matchup … Ranker has the 31 hottest pics of Kaley Cuoco … I saw Cora Skinner on a repeat of the underrated Las Vegas yesterday and decided she deserves special attention.
Hot Clicks Afternoon Giveaway
Ronnie Lott wrote the foreward to Gary S. Williams new book, The Art of Retirement, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Brigance Brigade Foundation, started by former NFL player O.J. Brigance. Lott was nice enough to sign three copies of the book and I’ll send them to the first three people who email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) the answer to this question. In yesterday’s Hot Clicks, I gave my Top 10 all-time SI College Basketball Preview Issue covers. What was my No. 3 choice?
(Update: 4:51 p.m.: Contest is closed. Winners will be notified. We’ll have more giveaways next week — don’t you worry).
Shawn Bradley Update
The 7-foot-6 former NBA center is looking good and rocking cargo jorts.
Get the Kleenex
Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez reunited with his grandmother after five years, thanks to owner Jeffrey Loria (seriously!). It gets good at the three-minute mark.
South Bend Still Loves Te’o
It’s been a quiet season for Manti Te’o, but he still has the support of Notre Dame president Father John I Jenkins.
Odds and Ends
Dolphins fans are really messing with GM Jeff Ireland’s life … The Toronto Argonauts are not happy with Mayor Rob Ford wearing their jersey … Who wants to try a bacon cube? … Nick Swisher‘s wife, Joanna Garcia Swisher, will appear on The Mindy Project ..A Florida man called 911 because his neighbors wouldn’t drink with him.
Antonio Cromartie Video Of The Day
As we reported earlier, Antonio Cromartie is having a vasectomy. In this classic clip from the 2010 edition of Hard Knocks, Cromartie tries to name all his children.
Macho Man Video Of The Day
Tomorrow would’ve been Randy “Macho Man” Savage‘s 61st birthday. The Hall of Very Good has a great interview with his brother, Leaping Lanny Poffo. In this video, Savage lays down a classic promos.