Jordan Brand sets to release a new Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG inspired by the shirt that Michael Jordan wore during his Rookie of the Year acceptance speech.
Jordan accepted the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Honors in 1985 where he averaged 28.2 points per game and lead the Chicago Bulls into the play offs for the first time in four years. In the video below, Jordan says, “Hopefully next year will be more promising,” he says, “If not, maybe I’ll retire after two years.”
No official photos have be released or leaked yet but this AJ1 is set to pay homage to Jordan’s shirt during his speech, coming Dressed in a Gold Harvest and Black color scheme. Below is a rendering of what it could look like.
Air Jordan 1 Rookie of the Year Release Date
The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Rookie of the Year” is set to release in October at select Jordan Brand retailers with the retail price tag of $160 USD.
Color: Gold Harvest/Black
Style Code: 555088-700
Release Date: October 2018