Jerseys feature fully embroidered logos and numbers. Statistics stitched on the back of the jersey. BL$ Classics label sewn at the bottom hem. Inspired by NBA LIVE '99.
In 1992, Jordan opted out of the NBA’s shared licensing agreement. Video games could use the entire NBA roster when they secured a license with the NBPA, but could not use Jordan’s name or likeness.
Thanks to this unique licensing agreement, fans were unable to play as their idol on the virtual hardcourt. However, NBA Live gave you the ability to play as MJ using a unique workaround
“Roster Player” was a bald, starting shooting guard on the Bulls and was one of the most dominant players in the game. His virtual doppelgänger wore #99 instead of the infamous #23 jersey. Michael Jordan was not an actual playable character until 2003 when he was on the Wizards but it just wasn’t the same.