Written by @LowerEastScribe
The year is 1988. Bruce Willis is Dying Hard at the box office, Michael Jackson is getting Dirty with some chick named Diana and most everyone reading this list is drooling on themselves, crawling around in diapers, while mom-dukes is taking pictures that you’ll one day put on a thing called Instagram for #ThrowBackThursday.
Most people are enjoying life, but you know who’s on top of the sports world? No, it’s not Magic or Bird or Bo or Gretzky, it’s Michael Jordan. The guy was everywhere, on everything and he was unstoppable. Nike was so hype to have him they gave him his own logo which is now equally as recognizable, and synonymous with, the Swoosh. Everyone (still) wants to be like Mike and that well-known silhouette made it’s debut on the Air Jordan III. If the Air Jordan I’s and XI’s go in the sneaker HOF, the III’s should be shrined up too. Let’s take a look at MJ’s dominance in his favorite sneakers and some other players who also put on in our list of The 10 Best Performances in the Air Jordan III’s.