10 Best Air Jordan Sneakers Ever

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Michael Jeffrey Jordan turns 56 today, and the only thing that rivals his iconic NBA career are his sneakers. With that said, here are the 10 greatest Air Jordans of all time.

10. Air Jordan VII

By far the most unique sneaker Mike has laced up to date, the Jordan 8 saw MJ score his 20,000th point, win a seventh consecutive title and lead the Bulls to their first hat-trick before mysteriously retiring in 1993. the sneaker achieved iconic status when Michael rocked the “Aqua” colorway in the 1993 All-Star Game.

9. Air Jordan X

After retiring the previous year, the Air Jordan X served as a tribute to Mike, with his professional accomplishments until then lined up on the sole of the sneakers. But, it turned out that Jordan wasn’t done with basketball after all, returning to the Bulls in 1995 wearing No. 45.

8. Air Jordan XIV

Tinker Hatfield designed the Air Jordan 14 after the Ferrari 550M that Michael drove. As Jordan retired just before this shoe was released, he took them for a ride in Game 6 of the NBA Finals while hitting “The Shot” to secure his sixth and final NBA Championship.

7. Air Jordan XIII

Tinker Hatfield had the panther in mind when crafting the Air Jordan 13 designs, citing Michael’s feline reflexes on the hardwood. The sole of the 13 is even inspired by the paw print of a panther. Mike completed his second Championship hat-trick in the 13th, before retiring from the game for the second time.

6. Air Jordan XII

Taking inspiration from the rising sun of the Japanese flag, the Air Jordan 12 saw Mike win his fifth NBA title and the black/red colourway forever etched in sneaker history with MJ’s heroic performance in Game 5. of the NBA Finals. You know the one, the “flu game”.

5. Air Jordan VI

Another MVP, another goalscoring title and his first NBA championship. 1991 was a good year for MJ and for his sneakers. The black/infrared colorway of the Air Jordan 6 is still one of the most stylish designs in the history of the sneaker brand.

4.Air Jordan IV

The Air Jordan 4 helped the Jordan brand reach new heights when it debuted in 1989. Arguably the most stylish Air Jordan off the court, the 4 became a staple of sneaker culture when the iconic colorway “Fire Red” first appeared on Spike Lee. do the right thing.

3.Air Jordan 3

The Air Jordan 3 took things to the next level when it debuted in the 1987-88 season. Legendary sneaker designer Tinker Hatfield created the first mid-top basketball sneaker and the elephant print wrapped around the toe and heel created a luxurious look that extended far beyond the hardwood.

2. Air Jordan XI

In 1995 Mike told Tinker Hatfield he wanted a sneaker that incorporated patent leather so he could have a sneaker that worked on the court, as well as for more formal occasions. Tinker’s answer? What most consider the biggest model in the Air Jordan lineup.

1. Air Jordan I

The sneaker that started it all.

The Air Jordan 1 changed everything when it arrived in 1985. The banned colorway (black/red) violated NBA uniform policy at the time, resulting in a $5,000 fine every time Jordan laced them. And the rest, they say, is history.

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