Mars Blackmon & Mike. Magic v. Larry Legend for McNuggets. Grandmama.
Over the last 30 years, few commercial television outgrowths have shown more staying power than the all-powerful line of advertisements featuring NBA basketball players (except for LeBron’s latest forays with Samsung at that damn barber shop, or eating cereal with his kids.)
The stylishly prolific crew at DIME Magazine has their full list here—published in March, but stumbled upon today and freshness is timeless!—which includes this old-school spot from 1984, which still makes me giddy like a schoolboy: