Official images are now available for the Air Jordan 9 ‘The Sprit’. Formally known as ‘Copper Statue’, this Air Jordan 9 is said to capture the spirt of Michael Jordan and his career.
The statue of Michael Jordan in front of the United Center is known as ‘The Spirit’ and was created by Omri Amrany and Julie Rotblatt-Amrany. Jordan, who didn’t play in the NBA when the Air Jordan 9 released but the statue shows him in a pair.
Featuring a white, black and militia green color mashup. The uppers utilize a white leather base. Through the midsole, liner and eyelets is the use of militia green. Black then covers the tongue, 23 on the heel and other Jordan Branding. Other details include a speckled overlay on the midsole and the date November 1, 1994 which is the day the statue was erected.
Air Jordan 9 The Spirit Release Date
‘The Spirit’ Air Jordan 9 will release at Jordan Brand retailers on August 22nd, 2015 and will retail for $190. Below are more official images of the shoes which allows you to get a better look at them. Do you like the name change from ‘Statue’ to ‘The Spirit’? Let us know if you plan on buying a pair by leaving a comment below.
Air Jordan 9 The Spirit
Colorway: White/Black-Militia Green
Release Date: August 22, 2015
Product Number: 302370-109
Source: Sneaker Politics
Update: Landing at retailers this weekend, August 22nd, we now have another look at ‘The Spirit’ Air Jordan 9 aka ‘Statue’ thanks to Livestock.