The History of LeBron James in Air Jordans On and Off Court

Back before LeBron James had his own signature sneaker, he could wear whatever shoes he wanted. LeBron has always been inspired by Michael Jordan, and he has had many memorable moments in Air Jordan sneakers. Now on top of his basketball signature, King James’ line also features secondary models, but that doesn’t mean he is completely monogamous. LBJ still shows his admiration by wearing MJ’s sneakers off-court to this day.

Read on to see the history of when LeBron wore Air Jordans, and express your opinion of King James’ best Jumpman sneaker moment in the comment section below.

On Court

Before Romeo Travis rounded out the “Fab Five” of St. Vincent-St. Mary’s High School basketball team, there was originally only four. LeBron James, Sian Cotton, Willie McGee and Dru Joyce composed the “Fab Four Freshman” at SVSM when they first showed up on campus. Just as he was the leader of the group on the basketball court, he also led the squad in sneaker appeal, lacing the OG Air Jordan 15.

Model: Air Jordan 15 Black/Varsity Red
Date: 1999