Originally Released: 1997

Looking back, it seems like the "Obsidian" XIIs should have been Mike's All-Star shoe in 1997. He'd worn the "Columbia" XIs the year before, but that was when NBA All-Star uniforms were at their wild peak. In 1997 it was back to team uniforms, and team colors. Mike never actually wore the Obsidians in a game, but they're still perfect. Year-round.