February 29, 2012 BY Aaron Hope
Plenty of attention is being given to this year’s Dream Team 20th anniversary, but it’s also the 28th flip of the calendar since Michael Jordan won his first Olympic gold medal. So as we look back to the 1992s courtesy in the coming months and realize how far basketball sneakers have progressed in two decades, let’s not forget that a sizeable leap was made in the preceding decade. The Converse Court ’84 offers a glimpse into what passed for performance roundball kicks around the time of the Los Angeles Olympiad, a fairly simple lowtop design whose lineage runs back through models like the Star Player and Chuck Taylor All Star. As such, they’re a perfect alternative to the time-tested classics and a welcome addition to the One Star lineup. Click through to see the first two colorways for spring and grab yours straight from Converse.
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