As Jordan Brand celebrates Air Jordan’s 30th Anniversary, it derives inspiration from this year’s All-Star weekend and the famous host city and Michael Jordan’s birthplace to produce a classic Air Jordan X color.
The Air Jordan 10 Retro was created through Jordan Brand’s remastering initiative, a new manufacturing process used to produce retro sneakers that are closer to their originals in terms of quality, look and feel. Among the first retro sneakers to be remastered, the Air Jordan 10 Retro pay homage to the concrete jungle and its historic impact on the Jordan Brand’s enduring legacy.
Proving he was still a force to be reckoned with on the hardwood, Jordan put up 55 points against New York, leaving no question that he was, indeed, back. The “Double Nickel” was originally a player exclusive pair worn by MJ in a few games after he came out of retirement in 1995 while wearing jersey number 45.
Of all the legendary games that Michael Jordan has orchestrated in his career, few stick out more than the 55-point outburst at Madison Square Garden. Dubbed the “Double Nickel”, this god-like scoring output exemplified Jordan’s desire to shine on the biggest stages of the game, but what made this feat that much more impressive was that it came just days after his return from retirement. It was the Air Jordan 10 “Chicago” that he wore on that night, and it’s the same PE version with the 45 embroidery