The Fire Red Air Jordan 3 was on the wish list of many Jordan collectors when the news surfaced of the third release of the Air Jordan 3.?? In fact, every original color of the Air Jordan 3 was retroed between 2001 and 2003 except for the Fire Red Air Jordan 3.?? Since the only time this shoe was released was way back in 1988, finding a wearable pair has been impossible for years.?? Even if you are lucky to find a pair on eBay, they usually sell for more than $2,000 if in brand new condition due to how rare they are.
The Fire Red Air Jordan III was an instant classic.?? The shoe was the first pair of Air Jordans to have the ever-so-famous Jumpman logo on them.?? This logo was released on these to celebrate Michael Jordan’s Slam Dunk Competition victory which occured the year before.
The Air Jordan III was the first of what was to become a trend in all Air Jordans.?? The Air Jordan III blended the performance of an amazing basketball shoe with style and design.?? Thanks to the fine work of Tinker Hatfield, the shoe was a major success.?? After the first two releases, Jordan was personally not amused with the design and appearance of his shoes.?? Nike brought Tinker on board and created one of the most favorite Jordan shoes to date and a self proclaimed favorite for Michael Jordan himself.