January 21, 2012 BY John Kim / 17
Many sneakerheads today probably aren’t aware of the short-lived legacy of Eddie Jones – the Temple Owl alumni who was to be the future of the Los Angeles Lakers until a certain high-school phenom showed up on the bench. Eddie was drafted by the Lakers in that stacked ’94 draft class and got off on a quick start, establishing himself as one of the best ‘finesse’ shooting guards in the entire league. Just when Eddie was entering his prime, the Lakers traded him away to the Charlotte Hornets to make room for Kobe Bryant, who at that point deserved a starting spot; the three-guard rotation simply did not work, and it was time for Eddie to move on to different pastures. He was then traded from the Hornets to the Heat, where he was once again traded away to make room for a budding star (this time it was Dwyane Wade). During his tenure with the Heat, Jordan Brand outfitted E-Jones with this PE colorway of the Air Jordan XIII – just one of many of the Air Jordan Retro PEs that we’ve showcased here on Sneaker News before. It’s got a simple tonal white upper with red trimmings on the inner lining, outsole, and branding for a clean and simple appeal perfect for that Miami climate. Check out the gallery below and place your bid now in this listing from aug1312 on eBay.