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Amir Johnson wore shoes with Amir Johnson’s face on them

Nov 2, 2012, 10:11 AM EDT

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Half the league (or more) wear shoes with Michael Jordan’s silhouette on them. A handful of guys have their own signature shoes to lace up.

Then there is Toronto’s Amir Johnson, who took the floor in the opener wearing custom Nike’s with his own face on them (hat tip to The Basketball Jones for noticing this). There is the game photo to the left and the photo that Johnson himself sent out on Instagram below.

Not really the best likeness ever, so we’re going to go with Johnson’s word that it is him and he’s not playing homage to Carlos Boozer.

I’m not sure this is going to become a trend, but I do want to see Josh Childress fit his ‘fro on his shoes. Or the Kendrick Perkins scowl shoes. I take it back, maybe this should become a trend.


  1. abchome - Nov 2, 2012 at 11:13 AM

    I definitely won’t wear it if you ask me.

  2. rj2323 - Nov 2, 2012 at 11:38 AM


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