In 1996, a magazine put Michael Jordan on its cover in a Knicks and Lakers jersey

SHARE In 1996, a magazine put Michael Jordan on its cover in a Knicks and Lakers jersey
SHARE In 1996, a magazine put Michael Jordan on its cover in a Knicks and Lakers jersey

Ahead of the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls season, Michael Jordan famously signed the richest one-year deal in NBA history.

Not unlike the free agents of today’s age, Jordan was photoshopped wearing potential suitors’ jerseys on the cover of a magazine in 1996 leading up to his free agency.

Ever wonder what MJ would look like sporting the New York Knicks’ blue and orange or the Los Angeles Lakers’ purple and gold? Now you know.

Jordan would eventually leave the Bulls. He came out of retirement in 2001 to play for the Washington Wizards.

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