air jordan xx9 river walk

The Air Jordan XX9 “River walk” Is A Tribute To The 1996 All-Star Game

23 is Back readers who happen to be basketball fans might be wondering if this fresh new Air Jordan XX9 “Riverwalk” is an acknowledgement of the MVP Trophy Kawhi Leonard was awarded with in this year’s NBA Finals. For those who do not know, Kawhi is a member of the San Antonio Spurs, and it does seem that the San Antonio River Walk has been brilliantly used by this pair. However, before revealing the release date, this Jordan release dates 2015 and 2014 has more to unveil about this pair.

air jordan xx9 river walkThe nickname of this colorway makes it apparent it indeed takes inspiration from the colorful lights and vivid scenes of the River Walk, but that is not all. Many sources have been claiming that this colorway is also a subtle tribute to Michael Jordan’s 1996 All Star Game in which he had worn the Air Jordan 11, which is scheduled to make its retail debut once again this year.

During the 90s, the Spurs court had featured vibrant pink and teal shades, which can also be seen on this pair. During that All-Star Game, the memorable and vibrant uniforms that the Spurs had worn had also featured those shades.

air-jordan-xx9-river-walk-2Amongst the batch of the Holiday 2014 Air Jordan XX9 releases that have just been unveiled by Jordan Brand, there is no doubt that the Air Jordan XX9 is the most unique of them all. It is true that any signature Jordan Brand schemes have been ignored by this pair and it is instead dressed in a purple hue with elephant print that has been blended into the performance woven build of the upper.

air-jordan-xx9-river-walk-3As mentioned, the fluorescent colorway that is boasted by these kicks is a nod to the 1996 All-Star Game that had been played in San Antonio. Many 23 is Back readers must have been certain that new colorways of the Air Jordan XX9 would not arrive until next year. So, the Air Jordan XX9 “River walk” should prove to be a pleasant surprise, and October 10 can included amongst the Jordan release dates 2015 and Holiday 2014 dates to look forward to.
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