This Air Jordan 1 Pays Tribute to Michael's 1987 Letterman Appearance

Inspired by a meeting between the two rising stars
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Back in 1987, a 23-year-old Michael Jordan appeared on NBC's Late Night With David Letterman. It was a meeting between a rising basketball phenomenon and the host of the hippest show on late-night television, with Jordan displaying an effortless appeal, while Dave evinced the sort of quick wit that would be the hallmark of his lengthy broadcasting rein. This latest Air Jordan 1 Retro OG takes inspiration from MJ's Letterman appearance, borrowing the colors from the track suit he wore that night. The kicks will be available April 30th through Nike's SNKRS app beginning 10 am EDT. Check out Michael's late-night encounter with Dave in the clip below.

Air Jordan 1 Retro OG
Style: 555088-606
Color: Light Crimson/University Blue/White/Midnight Navy
Price: $160

 Release Date: 4/30/16 (Saturday) | 10 am EDT

Update 5/3/2016: Available now at Nike.com

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