The Golden One, on September 13, 2012 - 13:33, said:
PoppersPop, on September 12, 2012 - 14:19, said:
The whole story of how they stole the ny token logo from his sketches and started using it without paying him usages fees is interesting. Has to be completely frustrating to be called a liar, prove them wrong and they threaten to blacklist you.
that was the most interesting part to me. it worked out for Michael not exactly how he hoped im sure, but i thnk he did what was right and can feel proud of that. the NBA tried to steal his work and tell him to fvck off, but he won and as a result was told "you'll never work in the NBA again". if i was in that situation, i would have laughed and said "fine with me!". who the hell would want to to work with clients like that?? its too bad though that he had a good thing going with the CD at the time and when things shifted around some shady people got put in the power position, screwing Mike out of im sure what would have been future projects.
Mike got the pay he deserved and maybe not all the recognition and future NBA work, but that isnt important anyway. like he said, his style changed the NBA aesthetic and has left an everlasting impression. to hell with the spotlight, his work and style lives on.
Gupti, on March 27, 2013 - 11:37, said:
Hurrdurr I'm a dawlfin and I'm just sittin' here and it's pretty rootin' tootin' and also I'm playin' some footsie-ball with you can tell because of my footsie-ball helmet-dealie