The 1996 Chicago team took the league by storm. After a disappointing second-round playoff exit the year before, they posted 72 wins to break the regular season record en route to their fourth championship. MJ was in front; the Air Jordan XI was on feet. Now it returns in a brilliant red colorway, flashing classic patent leather in a bold salute to Chicago’s ’96 winning ways.
Tagged as ‘Win Like 82’. Some of the league’s greatest players ever got their first national audience during the 1982 college championship game. Among them was Michael Jordan, then a 19-year-old freshman, who rose for a jumper with just 17 seconds left to put his team up for good. He would continue to rise all the way to the sport’s pinnacle. The latest Air Jordan XI colorway, sporting University Blue hits, pays homage to his alma mater and the ’82 victory that launched his legacy.
Released back in 2001, this colorway of the popular Jordan 11 drops Saturday April 15. Cop a pair (or double up) of Jordan 11 Retro Low UNC (University Blue) from your favorite online stores below (Keep tuned in for updates and more links).
Air Jordan 11 Retro Low UNC
Inspired by Michael Jordan’s championship-winning alma mater, the low-top sports a clean white upper, wrapped in University Blue patent leather. Uni Blue also works the tongue tag, heel Jumpman logo and traction on the shoe’s icy translucent outsole.
To celebrate 20th year anniversary of the Space Jam movie where it debuted. Jordan Brand releases a retro version with remastered makeover. Inspired by the pair that Michael Jordan rocked at the 1995 NBA Playoffs. It seemed a higher cut than the earlier released Jordan XI in both 72-10s and BReds colorway. The usual Jordan 11 Retro patent leather and the mesh in the upper will both be in black hue. Details will include a heel number 45, instead of MJ’s Jersey number 23. Smoky bluish outsole and the regular white midsole.
As with the recent Jordan 11 releases, the Space Jam pair will come in special packaging. The box has a Looney Tunes theme. The cover graphic of the box lid is inspired by the Warner Brothers movie Space Jam . You can find an abstract depiction of the arms of Bugs Bunny and the Monsters wrapped around each other. These are forming MJ’s NBA Chicago jersey 23 over a dark silhouette of the his MLB White Sox Jersey 45. The packaging design will have the usual ‘XI’ pattern on the plastic cover. These shows in checks or polka dotted design in the third layer of the box. This 3-layer boxing in all of the Jordan 11 Retro High releases in the past.
The Jordan 11 Retro Space Jam drops at Nike stores this Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10AM EST.
MJ and his signature sneaker series are no strangers to global competition. Outfitted to celebrate this summer’s competition, the Air Jordan V is presented in fitting premium fashion. The design comes to life with a premium leather build in white and black, while a metallic gold finish found on the design’s legendary tongue celebrates the best in sport.
Since his game-winning shot that brought championship glory to North Carolina, Michael Jordan has been at the forefront of basketball consciousness. He took the court in 1985 wearing the original Air Jordan I, simultaneously breaking league rules and his opponents’ will while capturing the imagination of fans worldwide.
Nike Air Jordan 11 Retro ’72-10′. As tribute to Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls record breaking win loss card 72-10 back in 1995/1996 regular season. While basketball fans around the globe eagerly anticipates the Golden State Warriors possibly breaking this record, a week early than scheduled, Nike and Jordan brand launches the colorway this weekend 12/12. Or is it because of the YZY 750 release. The shoe game is on for these two competing brands.
This colorway comes with premium washed leather in place of the 11s usual mesh on the upper adds to the timeless appeal of this Air Jordan silhouette. Although a general release, everyone is making sure to get their hands on a pair of these flames. Get your plugs ready. Here are US stores online who will carry the pair: