The Air Jordan XIII might be a classic, but that doesn’t mean you’ll know everything about it. Sure, Michael Jordan did some incredible things while wearing this shoe, you know, like winning three different MVP awards throughout the season (All-Star Game, NBA, and NBA Finals) and breaking a longtime scoring record held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. But when it’s sandwiched in-between a string of legendary shoes — from the XI to the XIV — this one often gets lost in the shuffle.
It’s strange too, considering the awesome inspiration behind it and the way that the culture jumped all over this one, between the He Got Game love and the dope low-top releases that the Jordan Brand released. Also, consider this: This sneaker dropped in Mike’s final year as a Chicago Bull. How the XIII is still underrated I have no idea. It has so many cool aspects that combine to make it one of the greatest shoes of my childhood.
No matter how you feel about the XIII, this weekend’s release at Champs Sports is going to have the fiends bugging out. It’s not exactly a “Bred” colorway, but this sneaker is taking an old classic and flipping it on its head, with an almost entirely black sneaker along with red accents. With the holiday shopping season in full swing, you’ll have a lot of options. You just can’t miss out on this one. To get you prepared and ready to kick that Instagram knowledge once you cop, here are 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Air Jordan 13.
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