The release of the Air Jordan XI is arguably one of the biggest sneaker releases of the year. While camping out for kicks and taking the perfect Instagram of your new pickup may be the reason for purchasing for some people today, what Michael Jordan did in the Air Jordan XI "Bred" is what makes them so special to most: Winning an NBA Championship on Father's Day after losing his father less than three years prior, to culminate a record breaking 72-10 regular season record. MJ unveiled the black and red version of the Air Jordan XI for the playoffs and as did all Jordans before they became retros, they became iconic thanks to Michael's performance. Check out 30 Classic Pictures of Michael Jordan Wearing the Black/Red Air Jordan XI.

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