Six NBA Championship rings and two Olympic gold medals simply weren’t enough for Michael Jordan. When joined the Chicago Bulls after a successful three year run at UNC, Jordan demanded he be able to play basketball anywhere, any time without fear of having his contract terminated because of an ‘unsanctioned’ injury. MJ’s infamous ‘love of the game clause’ has now manifested in sneaker form, bringing the ‘Olympic’ Air Jordan VII back as part of the For Love of the Game Collection.
These aren’t the exact same Olympic Sevens Chuck Inglish matched with his Expos Starter coat, but the only substantive change is the addition of the FTLOTG heart-sketball insignia embroidered on the lateral heel area. These are set to hit stateside retailers on August 13th with the inaugural Nike World Basketball Festival right around the corner, and they’re already available from Japanese retailer mita sneakers.
Color: White/Metallic Gold-True Red-Midnight Navy