Rumors swirled that this year's Air Jordan XI Retro "Space Jam" would be featuring the "45" detail for the first time ever. And now, a set of images showcasing the 2016 Retro seem to confirm those rumors.

Courtesy of Sneaker Bar Detroit, we have our first complete look at the 2016 "Space Jam" XIs. The set of images clearly depicts the embroidered "45" on the back heel along with the "Concord" details and an outsole that has appears to have an icier blue tint than previous Space Jam iterations. A Remastered edition, this version of the Space Jam is said to be modeled after the PE pair Michael Jordan wore in the popular film.

With its release scheduled for Saturday, December 17, you can expect these to be atop many sneakerheads' Christmas wish lists. Stay tuned as additional information regarding this mega-release should be surfacing in the coming weeks.