Michael Jordan Immortalized With NBA's New MVP Trophy

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Owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan, watches on during their game against the Chicago Bulls at Time Warner Cable Arena on November 3, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Michael Jordan is now the MVP trophy.

Michael Jordan is considered to be the greatest basketball player ever. This is certainly well-deserved when you account for his six NBA titles and five Most Valuable Player awards. He is someone that changed the game of basketball, and he will forever be remembered.

Consequently, the NBA has done as much as possible to honor MJ. There are plenty of unique ways in which the league has done this. However, it seems as though the NBA has been working overtime on a new MJ-inspired honor. In fact, it has to do with the MVP trophy.

Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls looks on before a NBA basketball game against the Washington Bullets at Capital Centre on December 23, 1992 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Michael Jordan Trophy

Today, it was revealed by the NBA that the MVP trophy is now inspired by the heroics of Michael Jordan. The league actually announced six new trophies that are inspired by various legends. Overall, the MJ MVP trophy is the one getting all of the attention thanks to who is behind it all.

In the image down below, you can see all of the details that reference Michael. Firstly, we have the five-sided base which is a reference to his MVP trophies. From there, the nameplate has six sides and you can probably guess why. The height and weight of the trophy 23.6" tall and 23.6 pounds respectively. Of course, this is due to his number and title count. Overall, the NBA got very creative with the details here. However, fans will appreciate said creativity.

This trophy will be handed out for the very first time in 2023, and we're sure whoever gets it will cherish it. Michael Jordan is someone that every NBA player looks up to, and it will be interesting to see who gets blessed with this new version of the MVP award.

Let us know what you think of the trophy, in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for more news from around the basketball world.


About The Author
Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.