Year: 1998

And1 never really popped off like that in the sneaker market, but the Tai Chi was as close as they ever got to universal acceptance. The basic two-color design was simple and perfect, Latrell Sprewell was a primary endorser, and Vince Carter famously wore them in the 2000 NBA dunk contest to end all dunk contests. And1 never wound up signing VC, but this was the best exposure they ever got.