Who's on Top: Yeezy Boost vs. Air Jordan

Complex breaks down the numbers
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Kanye West's Yeezy Boost sneaker line was a massive hit right out of the gates. Even as the sneakers started out as a collaboration with adidas, it's gotten to the point where the Three Stripes have been relegated to a footnote. The kicks are almost entirely associated with just one man ... sort of like the evolution of a signature basketball sneaker line for a particular UNC grad turned pro. 

The popularity of the Yeezy Boost has prompted Complex to investigate whether the Jumpman has indeed been trumped. A by-the-numbers, head-to-head comparison examines a variety of metrics: social media reach, sheer volume of sneakers made, resale market value, cost of the rarest pairs, retail price points, highest sales, and even the net worth of Michael Jordan and Kanye West. So who came out on top? Head over to Complex now for the answer.