Year Released: 1989

How high? Very high, apparently. Avia was actually worn by at least four basketball Hall of Famers in the '80s — Clyde Drexler, Robert Parish, Scottie Pippen and John Stockton — as well as countless high school teams. Pip, Stock and Clyde had moved on to bigger brands by the time Chief wore these sky-high hightops in the late '80s. No sign of a retro yet, but it's entirely possible that no one ever managed to wear out the originals.