NBA Report: League Says Michael Jordan Can No Longer Pick Who Gets Air Jordan Shoe Deals

Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan shoe brand through Nike dominates the market — 58 percent of basketball shoes sold last year were Jordans. That 13 times more than LeBron James, who has the best selling shoe among active players. Nike owns 95.5 percent of the basketball shoe market (according to Forbes).  One of the NBA’s concerns with Michael Jordan as the owner of the Charlotte Hornets is that he could supplement players’ salaries with shoe deals.

(Photos) NBA: Pair Of Super Rare Air Jordan’s Worn In A Game By Kobe Bryant Sell For $25,000!

A pair of rare game-used signed custom Air Jordan sneakers made specifically for Kobe Bryant in 2003, has just sold for $25,000 TMZ Sports has learned. There is a pretty cool back story behind these Jordan’s.

TBT Kicks Edition: Air Jordan 2 Low

For this week’s edition of TBT Kicks, we’re going to bring back a shoe you probably recognize but forgot about. The Air Jordan 2 Low in the White/Midnight Navy- University Blue colorway. This specific colorway was so unique for this model, being the only blue Air Jordan 2 to ever release. Read more information on this piece of history after the jump.

TBT Kicks Edition: Air Jordan 16 ‘Ginger’

Let’s start up with a new edition to IFWT with a Throwback Thursday, sneaker edition. Every Thursday we will bring you a flashback of some dope kicks from back in the day. Hopefully, some of these kicks will be on the list to be retro’d one day. This week we going to kick things off with a classic from Jordan Brand, the Air Jordan 16 in the ‘Ginger’ colorway. Read more after the jump.

Kicks: Air Jordan 11 Low “Green Snake” Release Date

This spring and summer you can prepare yourself for a variety of flavors of the Air Jordan 11 low’s, with several colorways already getting their release dates confirmed. Next on deck is the “Green Snake” edition. Very similar to the original Snake Skin colorway from 2000, however this version sports a classic Black mesh upper, accompanied by a Green snake skin overlay in place of the traditional patent leather. The Air Jordan 11 Low are hitting stores on April 19, 2014 release and will retail for $150. Hit the gallery for more pics.

Kicks: Air Jordan 6 “Black Infrared”

How about this for some news. Following the “White Infrared” colorway of the Air Jordan 6. It’s looking like sneakerheads are going to get another chance to add the coveted Air Jordan 6 “Black Infrared” to their collections. Rumors are swirling around the sneaker world that the Black Infrared 6’s are being set up for a release on Black Friday 2014. Jordan’s holiday releases are always a tough cop, and this should be no different. Stay tuned for more information regarding the Air Jordan 6 “Black Infrared”

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