Found April 08, 2013 on
Back in the day the NBA banned the Air Jordan I because it didn’t follow the color pattern that was allowed on the court. These days it is hard to find a shoe that is not just white or black. Players are rocking shoes that are bright yellow, orange, and every color in the rainbow. The NBA is cool with that, but it seems that shaving a sneaker company’s logo on your head is going too far.
The NBA cracked down on New York Knicks forward, Iman Shumpert for having an Adidas logo in the back of his head. Shumpert, who endorses Adidas, recently shaved the company’s logo into the back of his head.
The league reached out to Shumpert saying that he needs to remove the logo. League officials cited a rule for their code of conduct saying that:
“The only article bearing a commercial ‘logo’ which can be worn by players is their shoes.”
Sadly Shumpert shaved the Adidas logo so it looks like he just loves triangles. He posted a photo on Instrgram and then went on twitter saying, “#banned,” Shumpe...
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Iman Shumpert recently decided to showcase his support for Adidas by shaving their logo into the back of his head, but the new look didn’t last long. Because of NBA rules, Shumpert if left with nothing but a triangle. On Saturday, the New York Knicks forward posted a before and after shot on his Instagram account. “Banned,” the caption read. “(Sorry) @nba didn’t realize...
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On Friday, Knicks player Iman Shumpert debuted a new hairstyle embellishment -- the Adidas logo shaved into the back of his head -- but the NBA made him get rid of it.
The NBA must have something against swag.
At least, Knicks guard Iman Shumpert probably thinks so. The former McDonald’s All-American showed some creativity with his trademark high-top fade haircut recently, having his barber shave the Adidas logo into the back of his hair. The NBA quickly swooped in and forced Shumpert to shave the logo off, citing league rules. He posted a before...
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