In a recent interview Michael Jordan claimed he could drop 100 in today’s NBA. Attributing it to softer play and new rules, MJ felt he’d get to the line a lot more. This had us recounting Jordan’s highest scoring games over his career and of course the shoes he wore. Could MJ put up Wilt numbers in the league right now? If so, what shoes would he wear? We’ll never know, so we take a look back at his ten best scoring games and the Js that graced his feet.
10. 56 Points in Playoff Game at Miami Heat
Shoe: Air Jordan 7 Black/Red-Purple
Money closed out the Heat in the first round of the Playoffs en route to ring number two. Years later Miami would be the first franchise outside of Chicago to retire Jordan’s number.