Why did Michael Jordan wear a sleeve on his left calf?
“I assume there’s a medical condition behind it, like a muscle strain or something like that,” says Christopher Arena, the NBA’s vice president for apparel. But a Lakers spokesman says the real explanation is much simpler: “It’s to keep his legs warm.”
What did Michael Jordan always wear?
Michael Jordan’s Shorts
During his entire career, he wore his North Carolina practice shorts under his NBA uniform for good luck. Little did Jordan know, but he is often credited for creating the style of wearing longer shorts in the NBA.
What did Michael Jordan suffer from?
Most believe Jordan may simply have jaundice, a condition that typically indicates a problem with the liver. Jaundice sufferers typically have an excess of waste material bilirubin in their blood which can turn skin and eyes yellow.
Why did MJ wear a knee sleeve?
Jordan would wear a wristband halfway up his arm because he would rub the back of his arm across his forehead and didn’t want the sweat to get on his hand. He began wearing his knee sleeve further down on his leg and ultimately created the calf band trend that’s still popular among NBA players today.
What did Michael Jordan wear on his arm?
8 The single wristband Jordan wore with the Bulls (white at home, red away) was always positioned midway up his left forearm. As a UNC soph, MJ started wearing it as a symbol of friendship for teammate and roomie Buzz Peterson, who injured his knee that year.
Why does Michael Jordan wear baggy suits?
As explained by Jeremy Bembry of The Undefeated, Jordan hadn’t had the best experiences with custom suits but agreed to give Burdi Clothing a shot. They took his measurements and made a try-on suit for His Airness. He ended up falling in love with that baggier outfit rather than wanting a more tailored look.
Where is Jerry Krause now?
In 2011, he left Chicago and signed on with another baseball team, the Arizona Diamondbacks, as a special assistant in the scouting department. He remained with the Diamondbacks for several years, ultimately retiring in 2016, according to the Chicago Tribune. Krause died a year later in March 2017, at the age of 77.