Ever since they first dropped in 1985, Air Jordans have been a status symbol, both on and (especially) off the court. For $65 — and later $100 — anyone could elevate their game. On the streets, anyway. And you didn't need to be from Chicago or even a basketball fan to represent. From rappers to artists to models to athletes in other sports — everyone wanted to be like Mike, at least for a while. Even fictional characters kept it real in Js. No dunking from the free-throw line necessary. And while the relatively recent retro movement has everyone looking like OGs, we had to recognize the REAL OGs who were doing it back in the '80s. Peep The Greatest Off-Court Moments In Air Jordan History and see how many you remember.
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