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Air Jordan 14 Retro Fuchsia Blast Dropping In GS Sizes!!

air jordan 14 retro fuchsia blast

We have recently found out that the Air Jordan 14 Desert Sand is scheduled to arrive this weekend on the 15th. Jordan Brand is also planning to drop another new colorway of the Air Jordan 14 in kids sizes only. The Air Jordan 14 Retro Fuchsia Blast will be available this weekend, how many of you young ones are planning to put your feet in these???

Who Is Michael Jordan?

Michael Jordan is a retired professional basketball player who has played for 15 seasons in NBA for the Chicago Bulls, and the Washington Wizards. During his time at the University of North Carolina in 1982, he played basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels, and was drafted for the Chicago Bulls in 1984. He was able to entertain the crowd with his prolific scoring, defensive plays, and his ability to perform slam dunks from the free throw line at the slam dunk contests, which has earned him the nicknames: Air Jordan and His Airness. He has won his first NBA Championship with the Bulls in 1991, and also winning again in 1992 and 1993 (three-peat). During the 1993-1994 NBA season, MJ has retired from basketball in order to pursue a minor career in baseball. In March 1995, MJ has announced his return to the NBA, and has led the Bulls to three additional championships during 1996-1998. In 1999, MJ retired from the NBA for the second time, but return again to play for the Washington Wizards during 2001-2003. Currently, MJ is the owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. MJ has numerous career highlights and awards:

  • 6 times NBA champion (1991-1993, 1996-1998)
  • 6 times NBA Finals MVP (1991-1993, 1996-1998)
  • 5 times NBA MVP (1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1998)
  • 14 times All-Star (1985-1993, 1996-1998, 2002, 2003)
  • 3 times NBA All-Star Game MVP (1988, 1996, 1998)
  • 10 times All-NBA First Team (1987-1993, 1996, 1998)
  • All-NBA Second Team (1985)
  • NBA Defensive Player Of The Year (1988)
  • 9 times NBA All-Defensive First Team (1988-1993, 1996-1998)
  • NBA Rookie Of The Year (1985)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1985)
  • 10 times NBA Scoring Championship (1987-1993, 1996-1998)
  • 3 times NBA Steals Leaders (1988, 1990, 1993)
  • 2 times NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion (1987, 1988)
  • 3 times AP Athlete Of The Year (1991, 1992, 1993)
  • 2 times USA Basketball Male Athlete Of The Year (1983, 1984)
  • Sports Illustrated Sportsperson Of The Year (1991)
  • NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-time Team
  • NCAA Champion (1982)
  • Consensus National College Player Of The Year (1984)
  • ACC Player Of The Year (1984)
  • ACC Rookie Of The Year (1982)
  • 2 times Consensus First-Team All-American (1983, 1984)
  • 2 times First-Team All-ACC (1983, 1984)
  • No. 23 Retired by Chicago Bulls
  • N0. 23 Retired by Miami Heat
  • No. 23 Retired by the University Of North Carolina

History Of The Air Jordan Brand

In 1984, Nike was a struggling shoe company looking for ways to appeal to a new segment of the shoe market, and to reinvent themselves. Nike has turned to rookie Michael Jordan to order to make an endorsement deal, but MJ showed no interest at all. MJ had plans to sign a deal with either Adidas or Converse; he loved the brands, and in North Carolina, these were the shoes that wore to play basketball in. Unfortunately, both of the brands rejected him. Nike was offering to create a brand new line of shoes called Air Jordan, and MJ’s old agent, David Falk, saw this as a wonderful opportunity. MJ flew to the Nike headquarters in Portland, Oregon, after being convinced by his parents , and his agent. During his visit, Nike has shown him a special video presentation of his college career highlights, plus his high-flying Olympics moves with Pointer Sister’s “Jump” playing in the background. Peter Moore, Nike’s Old Head Designer, also shown MJ sketches of the Air Jordan 1, and apparel to go with it. It was featured in Black and Red, and MJ was very interested with these designs. He has stated: “I can’t wear these shoes, those are devil colors”. MJ has decided to finally make a deal with Nike, and has signed a 5-year deal that was worth $2.5 million. MJ has fueled the success of Nike, and the Air Jordan Brand is still popular today.

The Air Jordan 14 History

The Air Jordan 14 was first introduced in 1998-1999, designed by Tinker Hatfield. This was the last signature Jordan sneaker that Michael Jordan has worn before his second retirement from the NBA. Did you know that the Air Jordan 14 was inspired by MJ old car, the Ferrari F355 F1? Tinker wanted the Jordan 14s to be fast, with razor-like sharpness, just like Ferrari. The Air Jordan 14 was the first Jordan sneaker to feature sliver shoe lace tips, which had Jumpman logos on them. On each sneaker, there are a total of seven jumpman logos on them, which adds up to 14 (fun fact, isn’t it). This sneaker features low profile zoom air units, which help cool off your sweaty feet while playing basketball in them. These units are located at the forefoot, and heel of the shoe. It also features aerodynamic side panels, which braces the foot for stability. The Air Jordan 14 has a few minors unfortunately. The Phylon Midsole would crease very quickly. Also, over time, the toe box area of the sneaker would come unglued. Back in 1998-1999, The Air Jordan 14 was originally retailed at $150.00, while the low versions were $130.00.

Features Of The Shoe

This shoe consists of a white, black, and fuchsia purple color theme. Touches of fuchsia purple is applied to the sneaker throughout. Finally, this shoe consists of a white leather upper, along with black covering the toes, tongue, lining, heel, and outsole of the shoe.

Release Date

Who’s looking forward to this weekend release? They are releasing May 14th, for a retail price of $140.00. Sorry guys, these release is for the GS sneakerheads only. 🙁

Air Jordan 14 Retro Fuchsia Blast

May 14th, 2018

$140.00

Additional Images

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Conclusion

The kids are going to love this!!! This hot new colorway on the Air Jordan 14 will definitely grab a lot of sneaker heads attention. What are your thoughts on these??? Feel free to leave your comments and questions in the comment section. I will be more than happy to help you. As always, stay tuned as The Latest Sneakers will keep you updated on the highly anticipated sneaker releases. Also, if you haven’t already, make sure to subscribe to my site.

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7 Comments

  1. I’m a fan of Michael Jordan, but I ‘m not a fuscia fan. I think I’ll pass on this one. It looks functional and comfortable, but I’ll look into some with more subtle colors. I’m a traditional person.

  2. That you for sharing this post mate, You have a lot of knowledge about sneakers and you surely taken the time to do a lot of research. Especially the history of Michael Jordan who of course is a basketball legend and his footwear is just as popular as his skills on the court.

    Keep up the good work, may you have all the success, health and happiness that you desire.

    Dean.

    • Hey Dean, it is nice to hear from you again. A lot of people are not familiar with the history of the basketball legend himself. I like teaching my audience about the history of Jordan, and the brand itself. Thanks for the support friend, can’t wait to hear from you again!!

  3. This site was interesting, if you are a Michael Jordan fan. It contained a lot of career fact information. However, it did not give me much information about the shoes, themselves, this site promotes, which would be the information I would be more interested in when making a purchase. The MJ information was great. But I would have liked more detail about the shoes.

  4. Thanks for the info.. I live outside America and I would like to know if the release date is the same in every country?

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