The Chicago Bulls shooting guard and Li-Ning-sponsored athlete says he did not appreciate “being used for political gain.”
The baller donned the uniform of his new team.
The baller ended his endorsement with Nike’s Jordan Brand in 2012.
Multiple reports state the Li Ning-sponsored guard is moving on from his longtime franchise to play for his hometown team.
The next Air Jordan 12 drop boasts a color scheme that evokes his time spent on his home Chicago Stadium and United Center courts.
The shoe features many characteristics of the original, including the Air Jordan wings branding on the tongue.
Derrick Rose will soon be wearing new editions of his signature shoe.
Jordan had held the record for points scored in a half for 26 years before Butler topped the feat.