words & script // Pierce Simpson
visuals // Sid Ashford
With 2015 marking the 20th anniversary of Michael Jordan returning to the game of basketball, it seems fitting that within the latest edition of Nice Kicks Throwback Thursday we take a look at the Air Jordan 10. With Michael incurring some remarkable performances within the model as well as encompassing an interesting backstory, this week’s edition of Nice Kicks #TBT will surely peak your interest.
To see for yourself, after the video above, flip through the pages to get a detailed account of Michael’s first return to the hardwood in Air Jordan 10.
After defeating the Phoenix Suns to capture his third title, Michael Jordan had plenty to celebrate. However, merely a month later in July of 1993, Michael Jordan’s beloved father, James Jordan was murdered in an apparent car-jacking in rural North Carolina.
Shaking up the entire Jordan family, the death of James Jordan would be felt throughout the United States as well as change Michael’s life forever.