Kicks on Cards: The Weekly Collection // Featuring Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan V "Fire Red"
words & images // Zack Schlemmer
The Kicks on Cards Collection is back with another set of sneakers spotted on trading cards of the past. Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan V "Fire Red" leads the way this week. Since this colorway re-releases tomorrow, we had to throw in this shot of MJ in an OG pair. Who's copping a pair this weekend?
Up next is one of Michael's early 90's rivals, Kevin Johnson in the Converse Run N' Slam. The Run N' Slam was KJ's first signature shoe with Converse, and the model he wore while battling MJ and the Bulls in the 1993 NBA Finals. Along with Larry Johnson's signature kicks, KJ's Run N' Slam, complete with REACT Juice in the heel, was one of the most memorable Converse signature basketball shoes ever.
Our final three cards this week span 10 years of Nike Basketball models. Anthony Mason starts it out in 1991's Air Force 180 High, then Kevin Edwards in 1995's Air DVST8 holding it down for the mid 90's, and finally Jason Terry in the Air Flighposite III from 2001. What's your favorite sneaker sighting from this week's collection?
Michael Jordan - Air Jordan V
Kevin Johnson - Converse Run N' Slam
Anthony Mason -- Nike Air Force 180 High
Kevin Edwards -- Nike Air DVST8
Jason Terry -- Nike Air FLightposite III