Air Jordan 9 Retro “Statue”

Back on November 1 of 1994, the Chicago Bulls paid homage to Michael Jordan following his first retirement from the game by unveiling a statue of His Airness -- dubbed The Spirit -- outside of the United Center, where it stands to this day. Taking cues from the design, Jordan Brand has crafted a corresponding "Statue" edition of the Air Jordan 9 -- the first Jordan signature to release during his time away from the hardwood and the same kicks laced up by the statue. Sporting a white leather upper and black accents, the kicks are marked by a bronze-esque "Militia Green" hue that decorates the likes of the lining, eyelets and speckled midsole. Capped off with celebratory November 1, 1994-embroidered hangtags, the "Statue" edition of the Air Jordan 9 drops August 22 in limited quantities for $190 USD.

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