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  • Air Jordan XX9

    Nike just introduced the Air Jordan XX9, which features the first-ever performance-woven upper. The 29th iteration of the sneaker brand that began in 1985 will be available in September 2014. The shoes will retail for about $225, but high demand will likely bring sky-high prices in the secondary market. The Air Jordan XX9 has two colorways: black/white-gym red and black/team orange-dark gray. "Jordan has become bigger than Jordan," said Sarah Kim, editor in chief of <a href="http://bywayofbrooklyn.com/"target="external">By Way of Brooklyn</a> magazine, when asked about the enduring brand.
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN I (1984-85): The first pair of Air Jordans were so controversial that the NBA banned them for violating the "uniformity of uniform" rule. That didn't faze Michael Jordan, who continued to wear the sneakers despite being fined $5,000 per game. Original retail: $65. The first basketball shoe tailored for flight has iconic styles, limited colorways and very select drop dates, Kim said.
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN III (1987-88): The first pair to feature the brand's iconic "Jumpman" logo, these were voted the greatest sneaker of all time in a 2005 ESPN poll. Original retail: $100. Jordans in certain styles can sell for three or four times today's retail prices.
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN IV (1988-89): Director Spike Lee featured this pair in a scene in his movie "Do The Right Thing." Original retail: $110
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN VIII (1992-93): This pair is one of the most desired by collectors, as it was only released in three different color schemes. Original retail: $125
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN IX (1993-1994): Michael Jordan helped design this pair, even though he never wore them in an NBA game. When he tried his hand at minor league baseball, these shoes were redesigned as baseball cleats. Original retail: $125
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN XI (1995-96): The first athletic shoe to ever feature patent leather, Michael Jordan wore these sneakers during his 72-win season. Original retail: $125
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN XIV (1998-99): Taking their inspiration from Jordan's own Ferrari 550 M, this pair is rated by many as the most comfortable set of Air Jordans ever. Original retail: $150
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  • Air Jordan

    AIR JORDAN XVII (2001-02): The most expensive Air Jordans ever sold, this pair was designed by Michael Jordan before his NBA comeback with the Washington Wizards. Original retail: $200
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