November 6, 2012
The latest Jordan release marks the 19th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s first ‘un-retirement’ from the basketball. The ‘Johnny Kilroy’ Jordan IX pays homage to a character played by Michael in Nike’s original Air Jordan IX advertising campaign, a basketball player by the name of ‘Johnny Kilroy’
This OG Retro edition comes in a Black/Metallic Platinum-Gym Red colourway with ‘Johnny Kilroy’ branding on the tongue, the phrase “Kilroy Kicks Butt” message stitched on the inner, and the signature number 23 replaced with a number 4 on the heel badges.
These are available now at all Jordan stockists worldwide for $169. More looks below.