Any pair of basketball shoes that carry the iconic Jumpman logo is bound to be expensive. The signature sneaker line of Michael Jordan, probably the best basketball player ever to play the game, the Air Jordan Brand has embedded itself as an important piece of basketball culture and history. From the first time Jordan laced up the “Banned” model up to the moment when he took the game-winning shot in Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz, Jordan became the face of high quality performance sneakers and his shoes have become the stuff of legend.
Long after he hung his jersey for good, Michael Jordan is still active in the basketball sneaker landscape, implementing a hands-on management on his alive and flourishing sneaker business. Today, Jordan shoes are among the most expensive regular-priced basketball footwear. Read the full story »