Air Jordan - the Era of the Premature Retirement


The Air Jordan 9 came out when Michael Jordan was in retirement from basketball. Michael Jordan did demonstrate his baseball batting ability (such as it was) indoors while wearing this particular model of Air Jordan.


Air Jordan 9:

Air Jordan 9 basketball shoe in white with black trim and red JUMPMAN (Chicago Bulls colorway)Ironically, my favorite Air Jordan model, the Air Jordan 9, came out when Michael Jordan was in his first retirement from basketball, in November 1993. They originally sold for $125. Other people I knew agreed that these were great shoes.


Air Jordan 9 basketball shoe in white with gray trim and blue JUMPMAN (Washington Wizards colorway)Here is the Air Jordan 9, updated in 2002 to the Washington Wizards colors.


Air Jordan 9 Retro Low basketball shoe in white with black trim and Carolina blue JUMPMANThis is a colorway of the Air Jordan 9 Retro Low; white, black trim, Carolina blue JUMPMAN.


Air Jordan 9 sole pattern showing foreign wordsThe Air Jordan 9 features a number of foreign words from multiple languages in the sole pattern.


Nike is known to have issued the following colorways of Air Jordan 9:


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