Michael Jordan made his first Sports Illustrated cover on December 10th, 1984 in his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls, in celebration of his cover Jordan Brand is set to release an Air Jordan 1 following that cover’s color scheme.

Jordan Brand is set to release an Air Jordan 1 High colorway inspired by the Sports Illustrated covers featuring Michael Jordan. Seen here is the first colorway of the collection, featuring a black, red and white colorway alongside a green stitched swoosh in two tones. Tumbled leather graces the side panels of this AJ 1 High, alongside smooth leathers that hit the toe and heel. The ankle collar reads “A Star” on one side and “Is Born” on the other while the date of the published cover is featured.

Air Jordan 1 Sports Illustrated Release Date

The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Sports Illustrated” is set to release this Holiday 2018 at select Jordan Brand retailers with the retail price tag of $160 USD.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Sports Illustrated”
Style Code: 555088-015
Release Date: Holiday 2018
Price: $160