Smooth leather upper Leather overlays with elephant prints Jumpman® logo on tongue Textile lining Heelcap with Jumpman® Logo Air® logo on the heel beneath the heelcap Air cushioning Rubber outsole In 1988, it eclipsed everything that had ever been seen before - the Nike Air Jordan III, Michael Jordan's third signature shoe, on which he collaborated with Nike's mastermind Tinker Hatfield for the first time. But it almost didn't happen, because 'His Airness' was about to leave Nike in 1987 - hardly imaginable in retrospect. Elephant print, Jumpman, visible Air bubble - all were first seen on a Jordan shoe. With Mars Blackmon aka Spike Lee debuting in the launch ad campaign, winning the 1988 Slam Dunk Contest with the legendary dunk from the free throw line, and earning MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors, the Air Jordan III was destined to make history. Georgetown University from Washington DC and Jordan Brand already collaborated on several joint Player Exclusive variants - these releases were always only available to Georgetown Hoyas players at the time. With the Air Jordan 3 in Midnight Navy, paired with the legendary Cement Grey Jordan now pays respect to one of the most legendary colleges in the NCAA.