5 Best Super Bowl Ads Featuring NBA Stars

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    NBA Superstar and LA Lakers forward Anthony Davis has revealed that he will feature in a Super Bowl ad this Sunday. The NFL championship will be decided between reigning champions Kansas City Chiefs and Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    As much as the game attracts attention from NFL fans, the Holtime show and Super Bowl commercials attract the attention of anyone watching the game, whether they are NFL ‘experts’ or not. As the game has huge viewership, many companies try to use it by creating attractive advertisements.

    5 Greatest Super Bowl Ads That Have NBA Legends

    In the history of Super Bowls advertisements, it is common to see many celebrities and athletes in commercials. As the NBA exploded in the 1980s, basketball stars have been part of some great Super Bowl commercials.

    In this article, we’ll give you five of the best Super Bowl commercials in which NBA players starred.

    Without further ado, let’s take a look at these five iconic commercials.

    # 5 LeBron James’ GMC Super Bowl Advertising

    LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers.

    In the Super Bowl ad, ‘King’ James did a tremendous job describing GMC’s Hummer EV and its features. He Serve some inspirational words for serious but influential advertisers.

    # 4 Michael Jordan’s Nike Super Bowl Advertisement

    In this now familiar crossover between the Looney Tunes and the NBA, Michael Jordan saves a tight bogie from some basketball players who didn’t expect a combination to defeat “Hare Jordan” and “Air Jordan” on the court.

    Of course, Jordan and Bugs Bunny performed well in the 1996 film Space Jam and the Nike Super Bowl commercial from 1992 (SB XXVI) started everything that led to the success of Space Jam.

    # 3 Michael Jordan’s Gatorade Super Bowl Advertisement

    Former Chicago Bulls

    This Super Bowl ad was made during the final NBA season of Michael Jordan for Super Bowl XXXVII. Harlem Globetrotters Kevin Daly featured 23-year-old Jordan in the ad, while Jordan’s young face was remade with CGI.

    # 2 LeBron James and Dwight Howard – McDonald’s Super Bowl Advertising

    LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers and Dwight Howard #39 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2020 NBA Finals.

    In a remake of Michael Jordan and Larry Bird’s “The Showdown” from 1993, James and Howard play HORSE for a Big Mac. Finally, Larry Bird is seen at the end of the advertisement to congratulate him for the game and thank him for eating.

    # 1 Michael Jordan & Larry Bird – McDonald’s Super Bowl Advertising

    Photo Credit: Focus on Sport via Getty Images.

    As mentioned in the previous point, Michael Jordan and Larry Bird’s “The Showdown” Super Bowl ad for McDonald’s was a masterpiece. Even the following year Charles Barclay played a role.

    In this Super Bowl ad, the biggest feature of the NBA’s Giants, Michael Jordan and Larry Bird, play the longest game of the HORSE so far, and it’s only up to them to decide who to eat McDonald’s at the basketball gym. Eats in your bag.

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    Published 08 February 2021 03:26 AM

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