30 Sep '15, 10pm

Did Michael Jordan Almost Leave Nike For adidas!

Did Michael Jordan Almost Leave Nike For adidas!

Vaccaro is said to be an important figure when it came to bringing Jordan to Nike, and in a recent USA Today article, Vaccaro states that he accompanied Jordan during a meeting with adidas that was about him making the switch. The meeting was with Rob Strasser and Peter Moore who were two former executives that were involved in the early phases of the Air Jordan line that eventually ended up leaving Nike in 1987 to work with adidas. Although Vaccaro does not go into detail in regards to what was talked about in the meeting, he only states that it happened after the departure of Strasser and Moore from Nike. This could easily be true because Jordan made it known that he was not happy with how his signature line was going with Nike. One thing worth mentioning is that all this happened before Tinker Hatfield began taking part in designing Jordan’s sneakers, beginning with the...

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