The Nike Air Ship was the real “Banned” Jordans that Michael Jordan wore during the Chicago Bulls rookie training camp in 1984 that the NBA’s memo referenced and prohibited. In 1985, Nike debuted the Air Jordan 1 in the iconic Black/Red “Banned” color blocking.
This offering of the Nike Air Ship “Banned” sports a Black leather base with Red overlays on the eyelets, Swooshes, and heels along with matching colored Nike tongues and rubber outsole. Michael Jordan’s signature on the collar atop a White midsole completes the design.
Grab a detailed look below at an actual signed pair from GoodwinSports as these were one of the first two pairs of Jordan sneakers that Nike gave MJ back in 1984.