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When Michael Jordan Silenced A Court Side Heckler For Making Fun Of His Shoes: "Hey Michael, How's The Shoe? Go Back To The Old One."

When Michael Jordan Silenced A Court Side Heckler For Making Fun Of His Shoes: "Hey Michael, How's The Shoe? Go Back To The Old One."

Michael Jordan's ability to shut down the noise around him was otherworldly. Jordan could hang with the best of the best on the court. But when it came to talking trash and sending a message, he was in a league of his own. MJ almost felt obligated to prove a point when someone tried to get under his skin.

That is exactly what he did to one fan who tried to heckle him over his shoes. In the video below, one fan is audibly heckling Jordan over his shoes, and telling him that they're not good. MJ proceeded to make several shots and hunt down the heckler and talk trash to him, before returning to the bench and gesturing at him to be quiet.

"Hey Michael, how's the shoe? Go back to the old one!"

Jordan wouldn't hesitate from engaging with heckling fans. Once during a game against the Utah Jazz, Jordan dunked on John Stockton. The Jazz owner yelled at Jordan to pick on someone his own size. In response, MJ dunked on the Jazz's center and asked the fan whether he was big enough for him.

Jordan's ability was unparalleled, and there was much excitement over his career, even when he entered the league, as one magazine even dubbed him the next Dr. J. And it's fair to say that Michael lived up to those expectations, and actually surpassed them in his career.

Jordan has credited Larry Bird for him developing his ability to talk trash. And over the years, he had some legendary trash-talking moments in the league. He ended up establishing himself as one of the fiercest competitors in the history of the NBA.

But it appears that MJ has gone 'soft' in his retirement, at least if his daughter Jasmine is to be believed, who said that her son has grandpa MJ wrapped around his little finger. Regardless, MJ's trash-talking was elite during his playing days, and this fan learned the hard way why one should not mess with Jordan.