Along with being accepted as a part of the NCAA All-American First Team, Michael Jordan won both the John R. Wooden and Naismith College Player of the Year awards back in 1984. He was studying at the University of North Carolina at the time and temporarily dropped out due to entering the John R. Wooden College. However, Michael Jordan ended up graduating two years later, returning and earning a degree in geography. The Air Jordan 11 colorway, formerly known as “Blackout” and “Prom Night,” draws inspiration from MJ’s journey through college to the NBA. Officially dubbed “Cap & Gown,” it will be among this month’s Air Jordan releases 2018. Continue reading The Air Jordan 11 “Cap & Gown” Has Been Designed For Formal Events
The Air Jordan 3 “Katrina” was originally auctioned exclusively on eBay as a charity endeavor by Jordan Brand to raise money, following the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that year. Alternately also referred to as the “Fire Red” colorway, it was never officially released on a wider scale. Back in 2014, rumors began circulating that a slight variation of the sneaker would be hitting the shelves on March 8th that year, which later turned out to be false. Now that it is actually joining this year’s Air Jordan releases 2018, Jordan Brand and Sneaker Politics hosted a block party, which included an limited early release of the sneaker. Continue reading The Air Jordan 3 “Katrina” Arrived Early At The Sneaker Politics Block Party
Thirty-two years have passed and the Air Jordan 1 releases keep on hitting the shelves regularly. Quite a few are already scheduled to join upcoming Air Jordan releases 2018. These include the Air Jordan 1 Retro High “Pass The Torch” from the Nike’s “Art Of A Champion” Collection. An Air Jordan 1 “Hyper Royal” is also arriving, which is among Jordan Brand’s OG releases (i.e. with “Nike Air” branding) of the model for this year. There is also the Air Jordan 1 High Flyknit “Clay Green.” At the forefront though is the Air Jordan 1 “Best Hand In The Game” Collection featured here, which includes four different colorways. Continue reading This Air Jordan 1 “Best Hand In The Game” Honors MJ’s Career Achievements
By now, the upcoming arrival of the Air Jordan 1 Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Homage To Home” has likely become common knowledge. However, you probably do not know why decided to whip up such a hybrid colorway, adding it to this year’s Air Jordan releases 2018. In fact, there is a reason that Jordan Brand opted to merge these two particular OG colorways, namely the “Bred’ and “Chicago.” Continue reading Why Does The Air Jordan 1 “Homage To Home” Consist Of Two Colorways?
Earlier this month, Nike unveiled the “Art Of A Champion” Collection that comprises of 16 different sneakers, including those from Converse and Jordan Brand. This collaborative collection was put together in order to commemorate some of the most timeless and unforgettable Playoff performances of the greatest NBA players. Specifically for this collection, Jordan Brand decided to bring back the Air Jordan 14 “Last Shot.” However, it seems that this will not be the only “Last Shot” colorway joining this year’s Air Jordan releases 2018. Paying homage to Michael Jordan’s “Last Shot” from 1998, Jordan Brand has whipped up two different colorways of two different models inspired by it. Continue reading Jordan Brand Is Paying Homage To Michael Jordan’s “Last Shot” With These Releases
Following Drake’s departure from Jordan Brand, Travis Scott has become their leading endorser from the world of hip-hop. Much like Drake, Travis has previously collaborated with Jordan Brand and all of them have revolved around Cactus Jack, which is the name of his record label and his own nickname. Like Drake, Travis also teamed up with Jordan Brand back in September 2017 to whip up a special iteration of the Jordan Trunner LX, although it did not end up hitting the shelves. Joining upcoming Air Jordan releases 2018, this year marks the first time that a collaborative sneaker by Jordan Brand and Travis Scott will arrive at retailers. Continue reading This Travis Scott x Air Jordan 4 “Cactus Jack” Will Hit The Shelves