Unbanned: The Legend of Sonny Vaccaro" is a documentary that chronicles the life of Sonny Vaccaro, a former shoe salesman who played a pivotal role in shaping the modern landscape of basketball. From his early days as a high school coach to his groundbreaking work at Nike, the film follows Vaccaro's career as he helped elevate the sport to new heights. Central to his story is the pursuit of Michael Jordan, the greatest basketball player of all time, and how Vaccaro played a key role in bringing him into the Nike family. Through interviews with players, coaches, and industry insiders, "Unbanned" provides a fascinating look at the business of basketball and the people who helped turn it into a global phenomenon Follows the history of shoe salesman Sonny Vaccaro, and how he led Nike in its pursuit of the greatest athlete in the history of basketball, Michael Jordan.
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