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Air Jordan 5

The Air Jordan 5 dropped in February 1990 and it was the first Jordan model to feature a clear rubber sole. This would be Tinker Hatfield’s 3rd shoe with Jordan Brand. Hatfield got the idea for the clear outsole from the Nike Air Mags from the Back to the Future movies. The Air Jordan 5 was also the first basketball shoe with molded foam in the upper.

The iconic peaks on the side of the shoe were inspired by the famous WWII Spitfire fighter planes, because of Michael’s high-flying and aggressive playing style. The Jordan 5 also features a 3M reflective tongue awith heel and forefoot air units. 

As for their on-court performance, they are very similar to the Air Jordan 4. They offer very good traction and decent cushioning. If you choose to hoop in these bad boys, don’t expect too much performance-wise. 


Jordan 5 Reviews

The Jordan Grind 2 Draws Heavily From the Air Jordan 5

Last year, Jordan Brand launched the Lunar Grind, a lifestyle runner that took design elements from the Air Jordan 4. Now, the brand has released the sequel, the Jordan Lunar Grind 2 — a model that clearly pays homage to the Air Jordan 5.

The Air Jordan Retro 5 ‘Pinnacle’ in Sequoia Green is Available Now

The inspiration behind the Jordan 5 design takes center stage on the Air Jordan Retro 5 ‘Pinnacle’ in Sequoia Green. As the name (and price tag) suggests, the shoe features a luxurious leather on the upper as well as the tan tongue. The Jordan 5’s fighter jet origins take precedence here, with these colors matching that of a pilot uniform. The premium

Get an Official Look at the Upcoming Spring 2017 Jordan Brand Retro Lineup

This is the only thing that comes to mind when I see what Jordan Brand has planned for the start of 2017, the only thing.   Now that you’ve got that awesome throwback stuck in your brain, it’s time to take a look at what Jordan Brand plans to release during the spring (January through March) of 2017. At least,

Air Jordan 5 Retro White/ Metallic Gold | Detailed Look and Review

This weekend’s “big” release from Jordan Brand comes in the form of the Air Jordan 5 Retro in a white/ metallic gold colorway. We provided a detailed look and review on the upcoming Air Jordan 11 Low in the same colorway, you can check that review here in case you missed it, and this Air Jordan 5 release makes them
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Air Jordan 5 ‘Gold Medal’ is Set to Release

With the 2016 Summer Olympics coming to an end, Jordan Brand is poised to release an Olympic inspired colorway of the Air Jordan 5. This colorway was created to symbolize the Gold Medal. This model features a white leather upper with black sock liner, metallic gold tongue, black and gold midsole, and a translucent outsole. The Air Jordan 5 ‘Gold

Jimmy Butler Debuts an ‘Olympic’ Air Jordan 5

Jimmy Butler has debuted this ‘Olympic’ colorway of the Air Jordan 5 in preparation for the 2016 Rio Games. It’s kind of hard to tell exactly what colors are on this unreleased colorway of the Air Jordan 5 but what we can see is a white leather upper and a metallic gold tongue. The gold “teeth” on the midsole also get a

Get an Official Look at the Upcoming Air Jordan 5 Retro in Black/ Metallic Silver

One of the more sought after Retro models from the Jordan Brand will be the upcoming Black/ Metallic Silver Air Jordan 5. Back in OG form, these sport Nike Air branding on the heel, outsole, lace lock and insole. They’re the closest thing we’ve had to the original Air Jordan 5 since the Retro releases that debuted in 1999. Quality