Gotta cover Magic Johnson in there somewhere. He went from getting one of the greatest players anytime in the bosom of his prime years to getting affected into aboriginal retirement due to testing absolute for the HIV virus. He again went on to accompany the USA a gold badge as a allotment of the aboriginal Dream Team in 1992, afresh become admiral of basketball operations for the Lakers, and now owns the NBA Live Coins.
As far as sneakers go, Nike and Jordan abundantly benefited from Michael Jordan. Air Jordan shoes are cool famous. Also, hip-hop music is abounding with references to the NBA. These aren't extensive amusing issues that you mentioned in your aboriginal post, so I don't apperceive if they would be advantageous to you.
A fun bend to address about and I beggarly this aboveboard would be amplitude jam. Before the film, there was a huge commercial attack for nike which featured Bugs Bunny and Michal Jordan, two of the USA's a lot of recogniseabke bolt at the time.
This could outline how abundant basketball had exploded into accepted ability at the time and it would accept had a huge bread-and-butter appulse as able-bodied but you'd accept to attending up the accomplishment yourself as I don't accept them to hand.
Edit: Controversity could be that during the backward 90's/early 2000's that the nba had the character of getting a thuggish alliance with Allen Iverson's persona/Jail Blazers/Malice in the Palice and it acquired the NBA to ensure that if a amateur was injured, they had to abrasion a clothing if they abounding the bold instead of their streetwear.
Michael Jordan as a marketable, iconic all-embracing superstar you should apparently include, arguably the aboriginal Afro American to ability that level. He’s afflicted absolute industries, not to acknowledgment his international aftereffect on basketball.
Maybe allocution about big coaches like Steve Kerr and Pop and how they allege out about amusing issues even admitting it costs them fans/ticket sales/whatever.
It's affectionate of a adverse to some of the things you mention, but you can allocution about Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf's acceptance that he was blackballed for abnegation to angle during the civic anthem.