Air Jordan 3 Fire Red
In 1988, Nike and designer Tinker Hatfield revolutionized the sneaker world with the introduction of the third Michael Jordan signature model, the Air Jordan 3. Featuring a number of “firsts”, the Air Jordan III served as the platform for the debut of the now-infamous Jumpman logo, which was placed on the tongue. It was also the first Air Jordan model to feature visible Air cushioning, a trait which remained in place for the Air Jordan IV, V, and VI. And there’s simply no forgetting the iconic elephant print nubuck trim which graced the toe and heel of the Air Jordan III and has since become commonplace. Even more, word has it that Michael had considered leaving Nike around this period, but changed his mind completely after one glimpse at the Air Jordan III. On the court, Mike helped to solidify the Air Jordan III’s place as a legitimate all-time classic. During the ’87-88 season, Jordan would wear the Air Jordan III for some of his most memorable moments, including an MVP-winning performance in the NBA All-Star Game and a jaw-dropping Dunk Contest victory. During the Playoffs, Jordan made quick work of the Cleveland Cavs in the Air Jordan 3 Fire Red colorway, but was eventually stopped by the Bad Boys of Detroit. One of the four original colorways of the Air Jordan 3, the “Fire Reds” are back for the third time. Michael Jordan laced up the Cheap Fire Red Air Jordan 3 during the 1988-89 season, where he won his only Defensive Player of the Year award, and his first NBA MVP. One of the tools that helped Jordan raise his game in ’88, MJ’s third signature shoe was the first to incorporate Nike Air technology. Its performance capabilities, combined with its sleek style that features the famous elephant print on the toe and heel, make this Air Jordan one of the best sneakers ever created. The “Fire Red” colorway perfectly compliment a Chicago Bulls jerseys, and the grey accents contrast the black and red to complete its appearance.Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 2:01am.
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