Nike's Air Raid wasn't the first outdoor-specific basketball sneaker, but with its cross-straps and brilliant Wieden & Kennedy advertising push, it remains the best-remembered. The sequel, which featured some way out-there colorways and support from Spike Lee, was just as good as the original. The Lethal Weapon 2 of basketball shoes, if you will - only without Patsy Kensit.
3. Nike Air Raid II