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Complete History of the Jordan VIII

Air Jordan VIII

The Air Jordan 8 was released in 1993 and was a whole different model than all of Jordan’s previous shoes in his collection. This shoe introduced a new technology including the most noticeable part of the shoe, which are the two crossover straps with the number 23 right in the middle of the shoe. The Air Jordan 8 also includes a lot more ankle support than any other shoe and it has great traction. It is clear that this shoe was made for the maximum amount of comfort for anyone who wears this shoe.

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History:

In 1993, Michael Jordan was coming off two straight championship seasons and was looking for the three-peat during this NBA season. The Chicago Bulls had a great season were heavy favorites to win another title for the third straight season. During the regular season the Bulls were on top of the standings in the Eastern Conference and they looked almost unbeatable with their great team and a superstar player. Michael Jordan was also averaging 32.6 points during the regular season, one of his best seasons he was having as a Chicago Bull.

The Bulls with no surprise were back in the 1993 Finals were they faced the Phoenix Suns and Charles Barkley. The Bulls were able to defeat the Suns in four games to two.

To nobody’s surprise, Jordan was awarded the Finals MVP for the third straight time and joined Magic Johnson as the only players to win Finals MVP honors for three straight years.

Colorways:

Air Jordan 8 Bugs Bunny White/ Black-True Red

Air Jordan 8 White/ Red-Bright Concord-Aqua Tone

Air Jordan 8 Playoffs Black/Black-True Red

Air Jordan 8 Black/Chrome

Air Jordan 8 Low White/Silver

Air Jordan 8 Low Black/True Red-Del Sol

Air Jordan 8 White/Bright Concord-Aqua Tone

Air Jordan 8 Midnight Navy/Pea Pod-Orange Blaze

Air Jordan 8 White/Orange Blaze-Silver-Stealth

Air Jordan 8 Ice Blue/Orange Blaze-Silver

Air Jordan 8 White/Anthracite-Dark Orange

Air Jordan 8 Black/ Varsity Red-White

Air Jordan 8 Black/Real Pine-White

Air Jordan 8 Black/Green

Air Jordan 8 Black/Bright Citrus-Cool Grey-Deep Royal

Air Jordan 8 White/ Blue Ribbon-Orange Flash

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Complete History of the Jordan IX

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