O.J. Simpson and his infamous white Bronco chase interrupted Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets 16 years ago.
But amazingly, people across the globe were transfixed to both the chase and the ongoing trial of O.J. Simpson following the brutal murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman, in June 1994.
O.J. Simpson was eventually acquitted after a nine-month trial—the longest jury trial in California history, according to Wikipedia—culminating with numerous outrages and responses following the verdict.
Today, we will be taking a closer look as to why we still care about him 16 years after the Bronco chase—counting down 10 reasons as to why O.J. Simpson still matters…