Sneaker Spotlight: Air Jordan 11 Black/ Red

Michael Jordan versus Sonics in Air Jordan XI Black/Red

Air Jordan 11 Retro uploaded by EvangaAir Jordan 11 Retro uploaded by Evanga

One of the most anticipated sneaker releases happens today. The return of the Air Jordan 11 Black/Red is now available worldwide for #sneakerholics of any age to enjoy. Following the trend of releasing the AJ11 just before Christmas, this latest release may be the most important colorway to Michael Jordan himself.

Air Jordan 11 Retro Closeup uploaded by we did it in style**Air Jordan 11 Retro Closeup uploaded by we did it in style**

After winning three consecutive NBA Championships from 1990-93, Jordan retired from the game of basketball following his father’s death in July 1993. He decided to revisit a dream he shared with this father and pursued a career in professional baseball. Thanks to baseball’s lockout and his desire to get back to basketball MJ returned back to the NBA after a few seasons gone. 1995-1996 would be MJ’s first full season back in a Bulls uniform and also the season that the Air Jordan XI (11) would be unveiled to the world.

Air Jordan XI "OG" uploaded by MartyMcFleeAir Jordan XI “OG” uploaded by MartyMcFlee

Wearing the Air Jordan XI (11), MJ was able to become the All-Star game MVP, the scoring leader and lead the Bulls to a record-setting 72 regular season wins along with many other accolades. Jordan pushed the team through the Miami Heat, New York Knicks and Orlando Magic before meeting the Seattle Supersonics in the NBA Finals. Cementing his return and proving to be the G.O.A.T., MJ lead his Bulls to a Game 6 victory on June 16th, 1996, America’s Father’s Day. On his feet during his push for his 4th NBA Championship, and the first since his father’s passing, were the Air Jordan XI’s in Black/Red.

Air Jordan 11 Retro Outsole uploaded by we did it in style**Air Jordan 11 Retro Outsole uploaded by we did it in style**

Nicknamed “Playoffs”, “BREDS”, just don’t call them red “Space Jams”, the Air Jordan 11 in Black/Red is one of the most iconic sneakers of all time.

Michael Jordan 4th Championship in Air Jordan XI Black/Red

2 responses to “Sneaker Spotlight: Air Jordan 11 Black/ Red

  1. What are a vintage pair of these worth from 99?

  2. Pingback: Sneakerpedia Twitter Sneaker Showcase | Sneakerpedia

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