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METAIRIE, La. -- Sean Payton has some pretty powerful connections inside the Jordan Brand family.
For one thing, the New Orleans Saints coach has a direct hook-up with Jordan Brand endorser Michael Thomas -- who happens to wear the same size 13 shoe. But Payton also revealed to the NFL Network’s Kay Adams during an Instagram Live conversation on Thursday that Michael Jordan himself anointed Payton as his "first Jordan coach" the first time they met.
Apparently Jordan had noticed Payton wearing those Jordan shoes on the sideline.
“Michael just built a [golf]...