NIKE JORDAN XII

NIKE JORDAN XII made its debut in 1997 when MJ lost his MVP title to Karl Malone. The shoe is wrapped in ribbed leather that is stitched to resemble the Japanese army flag that inspired the design. It is the first shoe that has no trace of the Swoosh or any Nike logo on it. NIKE JORDAN XII was the first to install Nike Zoom cushioning and immensely regarded on the court and street.

AIR JORDAN XII is the twelfth Air Jordan sneaker and released in 1996. It was designed by Tinker Hatfield and the design was inspired by the 'Rising Sun' of Japan. The most memorable Air Jordan XII is the 'Flu Game' Black/Red colorway, which Michael wore during the 1997 NBA Finals while having the flu.