If it was the Air Jordan 1 that started Nike’s dominance of the shoe game, it was the Air Jordan 3 that saved it.
With MJ contemplating leaving Nike after the Air Jordan 2. A young designer named Tinker Hatfield and his design of the Air Jordan 3 convinced Jordan to stick with Nike. The Air Jordan 3’s introduced both the Jumpman logo and elephant print to the shoe game.
Michael would be rocking the white/cement colorway as he scored from the free throw line to win his second of two NBA Dunk Contest.
A combination of your favorite kicks and Sneaker Shields®, now thats a Slam Dunk!
Air Jordan Retro 3 White Cement Elephant Print
Watch Mark “Jumpman” Bostic’s review of Sneaker Shields® in his Retro 3’s.
Article and imagery by @youngjordan | Video by @jumpmanbostic