Before there could be Kobes, LeBrons, or Air Jordans, there was the Air Force 1. Designed by Bruce Kilgore and released in 1982, the Air Force 1 is the biggest-selling shoe in the history of Nike.
It immediately became a favorite with NBA players upon its release, as it contained several features never before seen on a shoe that directly benefited the players’ games. Now entering its 31st year of existence, the Air Force 1 still occasionally pops up on an NBA court.
With so many solid players having worn the shoe before, there have been several standout games played that can be directly attributed to the features of this legendary sneaker. These are The 10 Best Performances in the Air Force 1s.