MJ takes step back from shoe brand

Updated: November 4, 2013, 10:30 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

When the Jordan brand signed Charlotte Bobcats first-round pick Cody Zeller last week, it marked the fourth Bobcats player to be signed to the brand, a disproportionately high number considering Jordan itself has only 20 active NBA players on its roster.

But the league has put in place provisions to make sure proper league procedures are followed between the team's owner -- and the brand's namesake -- Michael Jordan and Bobcats players.

When Jordan became the owner of the team in ...

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