1984 rookie called NBA history, the strength of the strongest session. The Bulls, who have the third pick, chose Michael Jordan from the University of North Carolina. After that, the god of basketball made miracles in Chicago. Rookie season averaged 28.2 points, not only the team's scoring, but also in the entire league after Bora De Jin and Larry Bird, ranked third. While rebounds, assists and steals have become the Bulls first. With brave performance, Jordan doing my part to become the best newcomers, at the same time rookie selected the best team, the NBA's best team second team, NBA All-Star Game Eastern starter. More importantly, under his leadership, the Bulls made 38 wins and 44 losses record, re-entered the playoffs.
In the same year, Nike 5 years to 2.5 million US dollars signed a contract Jordan, in the year, 5 years 2.5 million have a high price contract, but the original Jordan I am more inclined to Adi brand, and said he was Adi fanatics, but Adi and Did not show the rookie have too much interest, and ultimately Nike and Jordan to create an epic series, Air Jordan from the advent of
Jordan has just entered the beginning of the NBA, the use of their signature shoes is not, but the AirShip, and in 1985, Air Jordan 1 was turned out. At the beginning, Jordan I see AJ1 when the cold is not cold, that the black and red color for the time only black and white is too fancy, and said only the clown will wear such air jordan shoes. In the designer Pitt Moore's persuasion, Jordan finally took the black and red AJ1 back, and began to wear at the time of training, and the beginning, all teammates are full of this pair of "heterochromatic" shoes have strange eyes, but this When the Jordan, but has gradually fell in love with his first pair of signature shoes. When wearing AJ1 debut NBA game, because the color is too fancy, President David Stern on Jordan out of the ticket, asked its ban on wearing, fine from the initial 1000 dollars to a later 5,000 dollars, but Nike To pay these tickets, which is virtually for the AJ1 to do a better publicity, more people are willing to try a pair of NBA ban jordan sneakers, so that AJ1 was hot berserk, sales reached 130 million US dollars and 230 Million pairs of sales. To the world declared the arrival of the AJ era.
For the air jordan shoes themselves, AJ1 to AirForce 1-based prototype design, the AirSole air mosaic in the AirForce 1 thinner than in the lower, to ensure the basis of cushioning, making shoes more light and fit the feet. At the same time, the upper side of the flying wing LOGO has also become Airman's logo before Jumpman.