80's Wiki

Air Jordan is a basketball shoe and clothing brand owned by Nike Inc. introduced in 1984, it's name comes after endorsing NBA's star and currently ex-player Michale Jordan and making tribute to his famous slam dunks.

In popular culture


  • In Pawn Stars a client took a pair of Air Jordans to Rick's pawn shop, after testing it's bright with a phone cam Chumlee (who is a fan of these shoes) discovered they were not vintage.

Current status

The Air Jordan shoes still continue as the most famous basketball shoes in the world. It's vintage versions are very popular between NBA stuff collectors.