10. Nike Air Force STS

When: 1989

Who: Alonzo Mourning

In the late '80s, it was rare to see a premier college team that didn't have at least one pair of Air Force STS's on the floor. One of the best constructed basketball shoes, these things were built for players like 'Zo — quick enough to wreak havoc on the baseline and perfect for throwing down under the boards. Glad to see things didn't change too much once he got in the league. The elephant print was crucial — a retro is a must.