There’s Finally A Mini-Documentary Explaining The Origins Of The Crying Jordan Meme

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So many memes have a shelf life that expires after a couple of days. Sometimes a couple of weeks. The Crying Jordan, however, is the meme that will never die.

It feels like it’s never going away, either. Crying Jordan perfectly encapsulates what it means to lose in sports, becoming the ultimate knee jerk reaction when someone gets out-played on the field.

To figure out how all this got started, AOL Sports recruited ESPN college hoops analyst Jay Williams for a mini-documentary about the meme’s origins, along with a narration from Associated Press photographer Stephan Savoia who captured the now infamous Jordan moment.


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