40 of the Best All-Star Sneakers Since 1985

40 of the Best All-Star Sneakers Since 1985

All-Star sauce!

All-Star weekend has evolved over the years, from simple showcases to full-scale events, the NBA’s premier regular season event is bigger and better than ever. A huge part of the weekend (for us, at least) is the sneaker game the best players in the NBA bring to the big game on All-Star Sunday. And while game-specific, flashy kicks haven’t always been in vogue (it starting gaining traction circa 2001-2004), it’s become an event in itself. But there was still a lot of heat floating around prior to that time, too. So we’ve gone back through the archives, starting at MJ’s Al-Star Debut in 1985, to bring you 40 of the best All-Star Sneakers!

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 1 “Chicago” — 1985

 

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 3 “Black Cement” — 1988

 




Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 4 “Black Cement” — 1989

 

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 5 “Metallic” — 1990

 

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 6 “Infrared” — 1991




Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 7 “Bordeaux” — 1992

 

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 8 “Aqua” — 1993

 

 

Scottie Pippen // Nike Air Maestro Flight — 1994




Grant Hill // FILA Hill 1 — 1995

Jason Kidd // Nike Air Zoom — 1996

Shawn Kemp // Reebok Kamikaze II — 1996




Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 11 “Columbia” — 1996

Shaquille O’Neal // Reebok Shaqnosis— 1996

 

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 12 — 1997




Kevin Garnett // Nike Air Garnett — 1998

 

Michael Jordan // Air Jordan 13

Kobe Bryant // addias KB8 — 1998

 

Tim Duncan // Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Pearl” — 1998




Allen Iverson // Reebok Question — 2001

 

 

Kobe Bryant // adidas Crazy 1 “Sunshine”

Ray Allen // Air Jordan 16 “Midnight Navy” — 2001

 

Rasheed Wallace // Nike Air Force 1 PE — 2001

 




Kobe Bryant // Air Jordan 3 “True Blue” — 2003

 

Tracy McGrady // adidas T-Mac III — 2004

 

LeBron James // Nike LeBron 3 — 2005




LeBron James // Nike LeBron 4 “Graffiti” AS — 2007

 

Rasheed Wallace // Nike Air Force 1 PE — 2008

 

LeBron James // Nike LeBron 6 — 2009




LeBron James // Nike LeBron 7 — 2010

 

LeBron James // Nike LeBron 8 — 2011

 

Kevin Durant // Nike KD 3 — 2011

 

Kobe Bryant // Nike Kobe 6 — 2011




Kevin Durant // Nike KD 4 “Galaxy” — 2012

 

LeBron James // Nike LeBron 9 “Big Bang” — 2012

 

Kobe Bryant // Nike Kobe 7 “Galaxy” — 2012




Rajon Rondo // Nike Air Foamposite One “Galaxy” — 2012

 

Kobe Bryant // Nike Kobe 8 “Area 72” — 2013

 

Kevin Durant // Nike KD 5 “Area 72” — 2013




LeBron James // Nike LeBron 11 “Gumbo League” — 2014

 

Kobe Bryant // Nike Kobe 11 Elite — 2016

 

Russell Westbrook // Air Jordan 30 “Galaxy” PE — 2016




LeBron James // KITH x Nike LeBron 15 — 2018

 

Special Mention:

Zach LaVine // Nike Air Foamposite One — 2015

While Zach didn’t participate in the official All-Star Game, he did don these wild “All-Star” Nike Air Foamposite Ones in New York City for the 2015 Rising Stars game — these were too fresh not to include

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