We all know Michael Jordan is a legendary basketball player, but do you know what shoes he wore in Space Jam? Check out our blog post to find out!
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Michael Jordan’s Space Jam shoes
Michael Jordan’s Space Jam shoes are a iconic part of basketball history. The shoes were first seen in the movie “Space Jam” which was released in 1996. The shoes were then released to the public in 1997. The shoes were released in a limited edition and quickly became a collector’s item. The shoes are now one of the most sought after pairs of sneakers in the world.
The Air Jordan 11
Michael Jordan is well-known for his signature line of Air Jordan shoes. So, it’s no surprise that he would wear a pair of Air Jordans in Space Jam. In the movie, he is seen wearing the Air Jordan 11. The Air Jordan 11 is a basketball shoe that was first released in 1996. It was designed by Tinker Hatfield and is considered to be one of the most iconic Air Jordan shoes of all time.
The Air Jordan 12
The Air Jordan 12 was released in 1996, and was designed by Tinker Hatfield. They were the shoes worn by Michael Jordan in the movie “Space Jam”. They are inspired by the Japanese rising sun flag, and feature a mix of leather and patent leather on the upper. The Air Jordan 12 is available in several colorways, including the “Flu Game” colorway, which was worn by Michael Jordan during the 1997 NBA Finals.
The Air Jordan 13
The Air Jordan 13 was released in 1997-98. They were designed by Tinker Hatfield and were inspired by a black cat. The shoe itself features a black and red colour palette, with the upper being made mostly of black leather. The Air Jordan 13 also included a hologram on the ankle, which was meant to represents a cat’s eye.
The Air Jordan 14
In the movie Space Jam, Michael Jordan is seen wearing the Air Jordan 14. The Air Jordan 14 is a basketball shoe that was released in 1999. It is known for its sleek design and for being very comfortable.
The Air Jordan 15
Michael Jordan’s shoes in the movie Space Jam were the Air Jordan 15. The Air Jordan 15 was released in December of 1999, and was the first Air Jordan to be released after his retirement from the NBA. The shoe was designed by Tinker Hatfield, and was inspired by aircraft design. The shoe featured a full-grain leather upper, with a Zoom Air-filled outsole.
The Air Jordan 16
MJ wore the Air Jordan 16 in space jam. The Air Jordan 16 was released in 2001 and was the first Air Jordan to be released without Nike’s Swoosh logo. It was also the last Air Jordan to be worn by MJ in an NBA game.
The Air Jordan 17
Michael Jordan wore the Air Jordan 17 in the movie “Space Jam.” The Air Jordan 17 was released in 2002 and was designed by Tate Kuerbis. The shoe was inspired by jazz music and features a patent leather upper and a carbon fiber shank plate.
The Air Jordan 18
Released in 2003, the Air Jordan 18 was inspired by two of Michael Jordan’s passions: luxury cars and golf. At the time, it was the most expensive basketball shoe ever released, with a price tag of $175. The shoe featured a knit upper and a Zoom Air unit in the forefoot, as well as a carbon fiber shank plate for added support. Worn by MJ in the final scenes of “Space Jam,” the Air Jordan 18 remains one of the most iconic sneakers in pop culture history.
The Air Jordan 19
The Air Jordan 19 (XIX) was released in 2004. They were designed by Tate Kuerbis and inspired by Michael Jordan’sMarking retirement from Basketball in 2003.
The Air Jordan 19 features an ankle strap, which was meant to give additional support to the shoe, while the perforations on the toe box and tongue were meant to provide breathability. The outsole was designed to resemble a paw print, which was a tribute to Michael Jordan’s nickname, “Black Cat”.
While the Air Jordan 19 was not worn by Michael Jordan during his brief return to the NBA in 2001-02, they were his shoe of choice during his time with the Washington Wizards.