This past weekend marked the 30th anniversary of a certain pair of black/red Nike sneakers, worn by Michael Jordan, that violated the league's uniform policy. To most 'heads and Bulls fans, the sneaker is believed to be the Air Jordan 1. Nike themselves even sneakily released a special black/red Air Jordan 1 with a "Banned" theme in 2011. But imagine if we told you it wasn't the Air Jordan 1 that broke the NBA's rules and forced David Stern's hands. Would you believe us? Sole Collector investigates the truth behind MJ's banned sneakers here.

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