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Air Jordan 1

The Air Jordan 1 is the sneaker that started it all. Designed by Peter Moore, the Jordan 1 first released back at the end of March of 1985 with an original price of only $64.99.

The Jordan 1 isn’t exactly a performance model nowadays, but, they feature some of the best on-court traction ever.

The Jordan 1 has released in a myriad of different colorways and there are High, Mid, and Low versions of the shoe. The Jordan 1 was one of the first models to be retro-ed back in 1994 and was the first model to get the pro-tro treatment from Nike


Jordan 1 Reviews

Why The Air Jordan 1 Still Matters

Russ Bengtson has been in the game – the shoe game – longer than anyone I know. Not saying you’re old, Russ…just saying. With all the hype and hoopla surrounding the “remastered” Air Jordan line, Russ brings things back to basics and gives us his take on why the Air Jordan 1 still matters and more importantly, why the “remastered”

The Air Jordan 1 Pinnacle Features Real 24K Gold

Perhaps the highest quality Air Jordan ever is releasing this weekend. While the Jordan 1 is one of the more simplistic silhouettes of the Air Jordan line, this colorway has a lot going on. Faux snakeskin in a premium ‘black caviar’ leather, 24K gold plated eyelets, lace tips, lace dubre, and branding, and a premium plush quilted insole for a

A First Look at the Air Jordan ‘MTM’ Pack

Mr. President himself visited Nike HQ last week, and during his visit, there was an announcement of a Jordan MTM (Michael Jordan, Tinker Hatfield, Mark Parker) collaboration. The image that we have received a glance at today is just of the packaging and no images of the shoes themselves, but we definitely get a lot of information from just the

Taz the Tasmanian Devil Gets His Own Jordan 1 & Spizike

The Looney Tunes are taking over Jordan Brand, including Taz the Tasmanian Devil Getting his own Jordan pack. Like Bugs Bunny, Lola Bunny and Marvin the Martian, Taz gets two sneakers based on his likeness in the Air Jordan 1 High Retro and the Air Jordan Spizike. Unlike many of the previous Warner Brothers cartoon character sneakers, Taz actually makes an

Air Jordan 1 ‘Pinnacle’ Releasing This Weekend

The Air Jordan 1 ‘Pinnacle’ finally has a release date – but you won’t be able to get it unless you are planning on being in Las Vegas this coming weekend. The Air Jordan 1 ‘Pinnacle’ are covered in a luxurious premium snakeskin upper, detailed with a leather inner liner, and finished off with 24k gold-plating on the wings and

VIDEO: Sonny Vaccaro’s Impact on the Jordan Brand and Nike Basketball

The man who persuaded Nike to go all-in on signing Michael Jordan now has a documentary based on him, the infamous Sonny Vaccaro. As part of ESPN and Grantland’s 30 for 30 sports documentary series, the proclaimed “Sole Man” is the guy who persuaded MJ and Nike to agree to the (at-the-time) record breaking $500,000 endorsement that would later spawn

Air Jordan 1 Retro Mid ‘Hare’ & ‘Lola’ – Available Now

Space Jam and Looney Toons nostalgia returns with the Air Jordan 1 Retro Mid in the ‘Hare’ and ‘Lola’ colorways. Both colorways are homages to the cartoon rabbits that have been a part of the history of Jordan’s sneakers. Dating back to the Jordan 7 ‘Hare’, the Retro 1 Mid of the same nickname takes the same colors of White, True Red,

Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Shattered Backboard’

Get ready for another ‘Bred’-like retro with the dunktastic, black-toed Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Shattered Backboard’. The sneaker looks pretty close to the ‘Black Toe’ Jordan 1, albeit with orange (instead of red) on the perforated toe box and a black tongue. The sneaker is likely an homage to a 1985 Nike exhibition game that Michael Jordan played in, where he

Air Jordan 1 ‘Melo’ – Restock

The Air Jordan 1 High ‘Melo’ has restocked in a couple of sizes here at Finishline. Check them out below and let us know if you copped or already got your pair before!

Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Chicago’ Remastered – Another Look

A JB classic returns this year as the Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Chicago’ is set to return in remastered form. As we have previously noted, this Air Jordan 1 will get better leather than we saw on the 2013 release of the same colorway. This also correlates into a price increase though, from $115 to $160. This 2015 version seen below

Girls Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Sand Dune’ – Links Available Now

One of the better grade school size exclusive retros in the Girls Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Sand Dune’ is available at the links below. The shoe is one of the first kids sized Jordan 1s to get the OG treatment, complete with Nike Air branding in Cannon green. The upper is made up of a Sand Dune tan elephant print, with

Jordan Brand Previews Holiday 2015 Retro Lineup

Jordan Brand plans on rolling out quite a few Retro models this Holiday Season, and a couple of them are pairs we haven’t seen in years. The Air Jordan XIV Low is by far my favorite, and I’ll need to scoop up a pair once they release. I still have my Aqua 8’s, but the paint is cracking so I

Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Chicago’ Remastered – Release Information

Coming off the non-Nike Air/ OG in 2013 release, the Air Jordan 1 Retro ‘Chicago’ returns in 2015 with remastered leather and the OG treatment. That leather on the previous release didn’t hold up compared to the OG Jordans like the ‘Shadow’ or ‘Bred’ colorway, but it did retail for $115 because of the lack of Jumpman branding. The overall shape

Jordan Brand’s 166 Flatbush Pop-Up Celebrates The Brand’s Off-Court Laser Story

Jordan Brand celebrates it’s 30th anniversary in style with laser-etched storytelling first introduced 11 years ago with the Air Jordan XX. If you wanted to know what is dropping, the stories behind them, and where to grab them then you’ll want to soak up all the information below. Plus, check out those AJ1’s… tan leather upper thats been embossed with

Air Jordan 1 Laser ’30th Anniversary’ – Links Available Now

The Air Jordan 1 Laser ’30th Anniversary’ in both grade school and men’s sizes will be available to purchase at various retailers for $140 and $185 respectively, at 10am EST on 2/8.) The shoe is the first of a few sneakers to commemorate the 30th year of operation for Jordan Brand, which also includes the Air Jordan 4 Retro ‘Laser’. The

Air Jordan 1 Retro High ‘Blake Griffin’ – Available Now

After a delayed release, you can pick up the Air Jordan 1 Retro High ‘Blake Griffin’ now over at Nike Store. The sneaker uses classic colors in Gym Red, White and Black that resembles the ‘Carmine’ 1 that released earlier in 2014. The red portions on the upper are nubuck, while the white and black are made up of a smooth leather. Blake’s

Air Jordan 1 Retro High ‘Russell Westbrook’ – Another Look

After seeing stock photos of the Oklahoma City Thunder Guard’s PE, we now have live photos of the Air Jordan 1 Retro High ‘Russell Westbrook’. Like many other Jordan releases this year, the shoe will come in the black JB box with gold hints on the Jumpman logos. Russell Westbrook’s logo (which hasn’t really been on his PEs prior) is on

2015 Jordan Brand Black History Month Collection – Available Now

It may not be February yet, but you can celebrate BHM anyways with the 2015 Jordan Brand Black History Month collection featuring the XX9, Retro 1, and a GS Retro 1. If you want more details on the pack or want to see the Nike Basketball shoes as well (which don’t release yet), check out the official look of the entire

Air Jordan 1 30th Anniversary ‘Laser’ – Release Info

With Brand Jordan celebrating its 30th anniversary, the shoe that started it all is getting the laser treatment to honor the accomplishment. An all white upper donned on this classic, with a metallic silver swoosh along the mid panels. The overlays feature a unique laser etched pattern with many different graphics that help commemorate the 30 year anniversary of the

Air Jordan 1 High Strap – Available Now

Although not an original variation of the Air Jordan 1, this strapped-up high top silhouette first released a few years ago and is now making a comeback in 2015. Nylon and leather come together for an interesting combination on the upper in shades of French Blue and University Blue. If you’re interested in this pair, you can pick them up

Air Jordan 1 Retro High ‘Melo’ – Available Now at Nike Store

This may be your last chance to grab the Air Jordan 1 Retro High ‘Melo’ for retail over at Nike Store. The shoe has already released at the major retailers like Foot Locker and Finish Line. The shoe (along with the other three Jordan 1 PEs for Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook) had been pushed back until this surprise release