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NEWS: Michael Jordan Is Now A Billionaire! [KingpinTV.net]

You can add another zero to Michael Jordan’s net worth.

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VIDEO: Happy 51st Birthday Michael Jordan! [KingpinTV.net]

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The Legend lives on…Shoutout to mikedamz for putting together this video

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NEWS: Michael Jordan Still Makes Tons Of Money, Here’s How! [KingpinTV.net]

Jordan earned an estimated $80 million last year from corporate partners Nike, Gatorade, Hanes, Upper Deck, 2K Sports, Presbyterian Healthcare and Five Star Fragrances. Other Jordan assets include six restaurants, a North Carolina car dealership, a motorsports team and his 80% stake in the Charlotte Bobcats.

The Jordan Brand, a division of Nike, is responsible for the vast majority of MJ’s earnings. Jordan partnered with Nike after being drafted by the Bulls out of North Carolina in 1984. The original five-year deal was worth $500,000 annually, plus royalties. The terms of Jordan’s current deal with Nike are a closely guarded secret, but royalties now generate more than $60 million annually for MJ, according to sources.

Nearly 30 years later, the brand is still a marketing juggernaut. It controlled 58% of the U.S. basketball shoe market in 2012, according to research firm SportsOneSource. The Jordan Brand’s parent, Nike, was second with a 34% share, while Adidas (5.5%), Reebok (1.6%) and Under Armour (0.6%) divvied up the leftovers.


 
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HIGHLIGHTS: Drake Night In Toronto At The Air Canada Centre! [KingpinTV.net]

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Drake Night in Toronto was the hottest ticket in the city! Move over hockey, there is a new sheriff in town. Check the video highlights below.

Pregame news conference:

 

Drake joins Paul Jones & Sherman Hamilton on Raptors Game Day:

 

Drake announces the starters:

 

Drake applauds the Raptor victory:

 

 

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NEWS/VIDEO: Shoppers Go Crazy For New Air Jordans! [KingpinTV.net]

It never fails.

People can’t seem to get enough of the Jordan brand.

Shoppers in Ohio created quite the scene to get their hands on the new “Air Jordan Concord 12″

Quietly somewhere in Charlotte his Airness is counting his money and puffing on a cigar.

Please excuse the sound quality.

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NEWS/VIDEO: Drake Announces Partnership With Michael Jordan’s Nike Brand for OVO Sneakers! [KingpinTV.net]

Kanye West officially ditched Nike for Adidas last week. Now Drake will fill his shoes.

As Billboard reports, Drizzy announced last night at a show in Portland that he has partnered with Michael Jordan‘s Nike brand.

He posted a series of sneaker designs to Instagram, including a few pictures of the OVO Stingray. Drake told the Portland crowd it was “one of the best days of my life.”

“Growing up, I’m sure we all idolized this guy, he goes by the name of Michael Jordan.”So today, I came to Portland and officially became inducted into the Team Jordan family.”

This morning, Jordan wrote on Twitter:

“He’s home. Welcome the newest member of #TeamJordan: @Drake”

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