Before proving that he was the best player of his era, and perhaps ever, Michael Jordan honed his skills at the University of North Carolina under the tutelage of the legendary Dean Smith. After being named Freshman of the year after his first year in UNC, MJ went on to prove that he was NBA ready when he buried the game winning jump shot in the 1982 NCAA championships against the Patrick Ewing lead Georgetown Hoyas. In 1984, Jordan left UNC and the rest is history.
As part of a XX3 tribute pack that included the [Chicago Air Jordan XX3], Jordan Brand is set to release a UNC inspired Air Jordan XX3. Like the Chicago, the UNC Air Jordan XX3 features a White Patent leather toe/tongue and a Black leather body. Replacing the Red from the Chicago XX3, the UNC features the Tar Heels’ trademark University Blue in the stitching on the body and on the shimmering midsole.
The UNC Air Jordan XX3 is set to officially release on 11/28.
11/28/2008 Air Jordan XX3
318376 041 Black/University Blue/White
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