This Decades Old Air Jordan PE Is Releasing In 2017

This Decades Old Air Jordan PE Is Releasing In 2017

Alumni Jordans

Michael Jordan’s second signature silhouette is perhaps the most unloved of his first batch of Nikes. Perhaps that has to do with the injuries limiting his on-court time with the model or the strange lack of both Swoosh and Jumpman branding to not really give the pair an identity. Regardless, it’s nice to see that Jordan Brand has unearthed some more forgotten history regarding the Jordan 2 with the release of the Air Jordan 2 UNC Alumni later this summer.

The pair combines both Chicago and North Carolina chapters of Michael Jordan’s historic career through traditional Bulls’ accents blending with a Tar Heels’ themed Carolina Blue heel panel. The date on the back marks the day of the historic UNC vs UCLA alumni game at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. Interesting enough, Michael Jordan actually wore this pair as one of his first PEs even earlier than that date suggests on January 18th, 1986 during the Carolina Pro Alumni basketball game. You can read more on that alternate history here.

Given the unique heel branding that features the anniversary date of the alumni game – 6/28/87 – we’re going to keep June 28th as the tentative release date for this coming Jordan 2 Alumni retro. Check out more detailed shots below and stay tuned for more Jordan Release Dates right here on Sneaker News.

Source: ssg

Jordan 2 Alumni 1

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