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Air Jordan 12

The Air Jordan 12 is the twelfth signature Jordan shoe. They debuted in 1996 and released to the public during the 1996-1997 NBA season.

The Jordan 12 was another Jordan model designed by the legend Tinker Hatfield. The Jordan 12 was the perfect follow-up to one of the greatest Air Jordan Models, the Air Jordan 11. MJ would go on to win yet another NBA Championship and lay the groundwork for his second three-peat. The Jordan 12 was also the first shoe Jordan Brand launched as its own brand, separate from Nike. 

The Jordan 12 is an excellent on-court performer, even by today’s standards. The shoe features full-length Zoom Air cushioning, a carbon fiber torsional shank, and some of the best traction on a retro Jordan. 


Jordan 12 Reviews

Air Jordan 12 Retro Low ‘Playoff’ | Release Date

Whether you love them or hate them, low top Air Jordan 12 Retro models are releasing in 2017. The classic Playoff colorway will be one of the first to hit retailers as they currently have a tentative release date slated for February 25, 2017. Retail price is still up in the air, and the release date can still change. As

Air Jordan 12 Retro Low | New Colorway for 2017

Not only will we see the classic ‘Playoff’ 12 in low top form, but we’ll also see the 12 release in new color options as well. We’re not sure what color this is. Looks like it could be a Pure Platinum with dark grey and yellow hits. Materials look to be perforated nubuck, but that is purely speculation on our

Air Jordan 12 Retro Low ‘Playoff’ | First Look

If you think you’re pulling out of the Jordan Retro game next year, think again. There aren’t many Retro models from Jordan Brand that release where I feel I need to get a pair anymore — mostly because everything I’ve ever wanted as a kid has seen a Retro at some point or another. Until now that is. Mike Bibby

Air Jordan 12 Retro White OVO | Release Date

After initially being postponed “indefinitely” the white OVO Air Jordan 12 Retro finally has a release date. For those interested in grabbing a pair — at least for those interested in trying to grab a pair — you’ll have your chance on October 1. The retail price will be $225. Good luck! Images via Nike

The White Air Jordan 12 Retro OVO Gets an Official Look

The upcoming white version of the Air Jordan 12 Retro OVO gets an official look with the latest set of images. There is still no set release date. However, the appearance of official images means the release is probably right around the corner. One of the more “premium” releases of the year, these sport faux stingray overlays atop the leather

Get Your Official Look at the Air Jordan 12 ‘Nylon’

The Air Jordan 12 in the ‘Nylon’ colorway releases this weekend. Will you be copping? Most people prefer original colorways on their retro J’s but this ‘Nylon’ colorway of the Air Jordan 12 plays it pretty safe. Using the classic black, white, and red color scheme that the Air Jordan line made so popular, the only major change for this release
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An Official Look at the Air Jordan XII Retro ‘Nylon’

Retros for days! That’s what we the consumer have been seeing constantly. It also doesn’t help the high price point makes retro products less desirable, however, for some, it’s the name or label that resonates. An old school shoe has gotten some updated flair and Jordan Brand is bringing something different to the table. The updated Air Jordan 12 Retro

An Official Look at the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Wolf Grey’

Seems like 2016 is the year of the Air Jordan 12 Retro and we’re not a complaining. Since the past few releases, Jordan Brand is trying to give us a slew of new and different colorways. The Air Jordan 12 is one of the more memorable and comfortable Jordan models to date. Although this particular colorway was never released, it

Watch J.B. Smoove Try and Figure Out Jordan’s Flu Game in #GreatnessOvercomes

Jordan Brand recently dropped the ‘Flu Game’ Air Jordan 12’s and kicked off the Greatness Overcomes campaign to go along with it. While the exact cause of Michael’s flu during the 1997 NBA finals is not confirmed, comedian J.B. Smoove covers all of the popular myths with the flair that only he can. Enjoy this #GreatnessOvercomes collection of videos and be

Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Nylon’

Jordan Brand and Nike have been known to play around with different materials on shoes. Yet, we didn’t think it would be done directly on a retro line, let alone one of the most comfortable shoes to ball in. That particular model would be the Air Jordan 12. With the past releases utilizing the “remastered” tumbled leather upper, the Jumpman

Get an Official Look at the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’

This weekend sees the Retro release of the Air Jordan 12 in Black/ Varsity Red — what’s now known as the ‘Flu Game’ Air Jordan 12. These are a fan favorite among Jordan fans and collectors. Most remember the shoe due to MJ’s performance during game 5 in the 1997 NBA Finals while feeling under the weather. It’s been rumored

Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’ | Detailed Look and Review

The Air Jordan 12 Retro has been really popular all of a sudden, but older fans (like myself) have always loved the Air Jordan 12. Especially in this Black/ Varsity Red colorway. Finally, the real Black/ Red Air Jordan 12’s are about to get the Retro treatment. We haven’t seen this colorway (done right) since 2004, so it’s nice to
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Detailed Shots of the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’

I’m sure many of you are excited for the coming Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’ — it’s a classic. It has an iconic colorway with an excellent story and stats to point to (video too — look at how young Marv Albert is). The shoe is coming soon, May 28, so if you’ve been itching for more beauty shots

The Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’ is the Best Release of 2016

The return of the ‘Flu Game’ — hate that nickname for these — Air Jordan 12 Retro is the best release of 2016. Yeah, MJ’s Space Jam 11 PE comes out in December, but these are a classic among classics. 2004 was the last time we saw this colorway release properly, with a leather upper, and on May 28 they

OVO x Air Jordan 12 Retro Gets a Possible Release Date

With ‘Views from the 6ix’ coming in a few days, it’s only right that some hints of OVO gear pop-up at the same time. With that being said, here’s a quick glimpse of the OVO x Air Jordan 12 Retro.   The tumbled leather along the midfoot with sting-ray material on the forefoot makes the shoe stand-out even more, especially

Air Jordan 12 Retro “French Blue” – Detailed and On Foot Review

Finally, the Air Jordan 12 “French Blue” has returned. Most of you have likely seen reviews of the French Blue 12’s already…But for those who haven’t, you’re in luck. The leather quality has been adequately upgraded from the previous AJ 12 release – The “Master’s”. Other than that, it’s a very simple, yet clean, shoe. Faux snakeskin leather makes up the

Get an Official Look at the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Wings’

If you thought the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Wings’ was just a ‘Playoff’ version of the shoe with gold hits then think again. These guys have something hidden beneath the surface. While they look plain on the outside, under the black leather is gold. The more the shoe is worn the more age or distress you’ll see. Not that many

Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘French Blue’ | Detailed Look and Review

French Blues are coming. The French Blues are coming. The French Blue Air Jordan 12 makes its first Retro return, and thank goodness Jordan Brand decided to re-release the shoe after they’ve remastered the Retro product line. These don’t quite feature the original shape from 1996, but the material quality is nicer than what we’ve seen in years past. We

Get an Official Look at the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘French Blue’

One of the best retro sneakers of the year is set to release on March 26. The French Blue Air Jordan 12 hasn’t been seen since it’s original release in 2004 as they released alongside some OG colorways and the beautiful Flint Grey 12 — which we hope will see a re-release in the near future. These are said to be remastered

Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘The Master’ | Detailed Look and Review

The Air Jordan 12 Retro “The Master” released last Saturday, February 27, 2016, for $190. I was lucky enough to grab a pair at my local Finish Line, as these were slightly harder to grab than expected. The colorway is inspired by one of MJ’s most famous posters, called “The Master.” An image of the poster can be found on

Where to Cop the Air Jordan 12 Retro “The Master”

When it comes to Jordan Retros and performance, it doesn’t get much better than the Air Jordan 12. You can’t go wrong with full-length Zoom Air, a herringbone traction pattern, and a high-quality leather upper. Today, January 27th, Jordan Brand is releasing a new colorway of the Air Jordan 12 dubbed “The Master.” “The newest Air Jordan 12 Retro pulls inspiration