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Sneaker Showcase: Air Jordan 1 “BRED”

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There are thousands of sneakers on the Sneakerpedia wiki and still thousands more that can be added. But, one thing that is for certain, no single sneaker is as significant as the Air Jordan 1. Michael Jordan’s first signature sneaker from Nike was a game-changer. And to give Nike and MJ full credit, it was a game changer in both sneaker world and the world of professional basketball.  Continue reading

Sneaker Showcase: Air Jordan 12 “Taxis”

Michael Jordan Air Jordan XII "Taxis"

A return that many sneakerholics have been waiting for, the Air Jordan XII (12) “Taxi” is officially returning this weekend. Although technically a part of Jordan Brand’s Countdown pack a few years back, and not counting the 2011 lows, it has been a little over seventeen years since the sneaker’s original release and since you could purchase the Taxi’s solely. Continue reading

Sneaker Showcase: Air Jordan 5 “Laney”

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Jordan Brand is granting the wish of many sneakerholics as we see the return of the Air Jordan 5 “Laney”. Over 13 years since its release, the special colorway wasn’t one that was created when MJ first introduced the AJ5 to the world, nor probably a look that Tinker Hatfield originally thought of, but no matter. The look and build of the “Laney” was appropriately nicknamed and done up in the colors of Jordan’s High School. Yes the same High School in which he did not make the varsity team his sophomore year. But all that is in the past and that rejection was one of the things that fueled him to be the best player he could be. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Air Jordan 10 (X) “Steel”

Air Jordan 10 (X) "Steel"The Air Jordan 10 (X) has the distinct honor of being the model that Michael Jordan did not give final approval on. Although MJ and Tinker Hatfield had initial talks about the model, his Airness retired from basketball after the first Chicago Bulls’ 3-peat and passing of his father. Although gone from the NBA, MJ’s presence was felt as partner in crime Scottie Pippen wore the AJ10 during some games in his absence. Luckily baseball had a strike and the bug bit MJ as he joined the Bulls once again to make a run. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Air Jordan 5 Premio BIN 23 Collection

Air Jordan 5 Premio Bin 23 Collection
If by chance you haven’t noticed Jordan Brand has made 2013 the year of the Air Jordan 5. They have given back to us highly sought after OG colorways like the famed “Fire Reds” and upcoming never-retroed “Laneys.” As well we have seen some new special releases including last week’s “Doernbecher” Air Jordan 5 and this weekend’s new 3lab5 incarnation. The latter being a new premium release very different from the general line and similar to the previous Premio BIN 23 program. One of our favorite BIN 23 builds was the Air Jordan 5 model. Continue reading