#13: Nike Legend

Player: Patrick Ewing
Year: 1985
Complex Says: Most people remember the Terminators, but the Nike Legend was the signature shoe of Patrick Ewing and the Georgetown Hoyas throughout most of his college career. The sneaker dropped in 1981 and was one of the first major basketball releases by Nike. The shoe inspired classics like the AF1, Sky Force, and Dunks in the early ’80s and helped lead Ewing to one of the most successful campaigns in college basketball history.