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MICHAEL JORDAN Michael Jordan is a former NBA athlete who is widely considered the greatest player in the history of the game. He is a crucial figure in the sneaker world as the center of the incredibly successful Air Jordan line of sneakers, a collection that has been at the center of the footwear world since its inception in 1985. Michael Jordan continues to be involved with the game of basketball via his part ownership in the Charlotte Bobcats.

How Michael Jordan’s Retirement and Comeback Affected The Air Jordan Line

March 19th, 2014 by | 6 comments

michael jordan comeback 1995 How Michael Jordans Retirement and Comeback Affected The Air Jordan Line

There’s no denying that the actions of such a powerful individual affects more than the individual. With Jordan leaving the game, NBA ratings fell, a powerhouse dynasty franchise was denied the title of being the greatest ever, and the rapid momentum of a powerful signature sneaker line was put to a halt. At the time, there was no sign that Mike would return to the hardwood. After all, during his retirement announcement, he had said that he no longer felt a challenge with the game of basketball, having won three Championships in a row. That left a number of entities scrambling for secondary plans of action, and while the Jordan-less era was still respectable in its own right, it was evident that things would no longer be the same.

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University Blues: A Look Back at Air Jordans in Tar Heel Colors

March 18th, 2014 by | 14 comments

michael jordan unc University Blues: A Look Back at Air Jordans in Tar Heel Colors

Michael Jordan is synonymous with the Chicago Bulls thanks to the six NBA titles he amassed in an eight year span. But he made a name for himself with pro scouts with three strong years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. That tenure started off with a bang in his freshman year, with his clutch game-winner over Georgetown at the 1982 NCAA Championship, but the UNC spirit lived on in the pros as he regularly wore his UNC practice shorts under his Bulls uniform.

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Michael Jordan in Air Jordan 13 “Black/Grey” PE

January 8th, 2014 by | 34 comments

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Not that Michael Jordan ever had it really “bad”, things are are on the up and up for the six-time NBA Champion. His wife Yvette Prieto is pregnant with twin girls, the Charlotte Bobcats are in the NBA Playoff hunt, and the Air Jordan continues to soar high in popularity. Still, Michael manages to wow us with some unreleased PE colorways, like this Black/Grey pair of Air Jordan 13 Retros that was spotted on his feet during a Bobcats content. A closer look reveals hints of yellow on the sole, reminding us of that great Air Jordan 13 Low from back in 2005. We’ve got more of these sick Jordan shoes for viewing below, so take a look and let us know if you’d like to see these release.

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Air Jordan 11 Low “Cool Grey” PE for Michael Jordan

December 13th, 2013 by | 15 comments

cool grey jordan 11 low pe 1 Air Jordan 11 Low Cool Grey PE for Michael Jordan

Is a “Cool Grey” pair of Jordan 11 Lows on your list of Jordans that you wish would release? If so here’s a little salt for that wound-Michael Jordan apparently has access to a pair like that. Shown here is a player exclusive for the man behind the brand that does the obvious and ports that fan-favorite colorway over onto the Low version of the sneakers. Remember that this is a PE and not some advanced sample pair, so don’t get your hopes up for a retail release just yet. See more after the click and stay with us in case such a shoe ever does become reality for the rest of us.

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Air Jordan 2 “Melo” – Michael Jordan Autographed Pair on eBay

December 7th, 2013 by | No comments

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Carmelo Anthony recently celebrated his 10th anniversary with Jordan Brand during a trip to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center as a part of the #RiseToTheMoment event where a pair of his Jordan Melo 1.5 saw a new Retro. And while Melo is now doing the heavy lifting in New York, his days in Denver won’t be forgotten to sneakerheads due to all of those covetable baby blue and yellow PEs and today we get a look at an odd pair that dons a signature – not his though, but Michael Jordan’s. This Air Jordan II features a Nuggets scheme on a white base while the boss decided to ink his signature to make them all the more exclusive. Hit the click to get a better view of this rare Air Jordan II find and pick them up today via kick_culture on eBay.

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Nike Air 180 “Concord” – The Pair Michael Jordan Wore

November 19th, 2013 by | 12 comments

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The various sneakers that Michael Jordan wore on court during his heyday are all well known and celebrated at this point. Different pairs have different nicknames connecting them to the most epic of eras and moments in the career of His Airness. But keep in mind that the man didn’t wear Air Jordans around the clock. Yes those sneakers were certainly his most frequent choice, but there are plenty of vintage photos floating around that prove that he enjoyed quite a few other footwear perks from the Swoosh. Case in point is the Nike Air 180 “Concord”.

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Michael Jordan Picks His Top 5 Players, His Favorite Air Jordans, and More with NBA 2K14

November 13th, 2013 by | 13 comments

michael jordan nba2k14 favorite sneakers Michael Jordan Picks His Top 5 Players, His Favorite Air Jordans, and More with NBA 2K14

Michael Jordan is back with another video clip by the team behind NBA 2K14.  The previous installation was memorable for Jordan’s comments on Kobe and LeBron, and today he goes into detail on some of his favorite contemporary players, sneakers and more.  We get to see some memorable moments remade in the 2K engine, including the infamous Patrick Ewing dunk, complete with the spin move on MJ’s former enforcer, Charles Oakley.  Click through to see the video in full including Mike’s own personal favorite Air Jordan model (you might have an idea if you’ve been watching his recent appearances here on Sneaker News) and let us know your all-time top 5s.

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