This Air Jordan 1 “Shattered Backboard” design is inspired by the broken backboard from Michael Jordan’s dunk in a Nike exhibition game played in Italy in 1985.
Jordan Brand is referencing that moment with a special edition Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG edition that sports the colors of the jersey Michael Jordan was wearing while playing in the game.
This “Shattered Backboard” edition of the iconic Air Jordan 1 features a premium leather build dressed in a mixture of Black, Starfish, and Sail color scheme. It also features a graphic insole that references MJ’s Airness, a glass-shattering backboard.
Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Shattered Backboard” Release Date
Look for the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Shattered Backboard” to officially release on Saturday, June 27, 2015 in limited quantities unlaced and all. The retail price tag is set at $160 USD.
Check out the exclusive official photos below and let us know in the comments section how many of you are planning on picking up this Air Jordan 1 “Shattered Backboard” colorway.
This release will also be available through Nike’s new online raffle system, as well as all other Jordan Brand online retailers – minus Nike.com.
Customers in Chicago, Las Vegas and Los Angeles (amongst other cities) will have to wait for a link from their respective cities’ Nike Twitter accounts to begin the raffle process.
Air Jordan 1 “Shattered Backboard”
June 27, 2015
Available for purchase on eBay.
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