The Air Jordan 2 “Rivals” Tributes Michael’s Early NBA Battles

The Air Jordan 2 “Rivals” Tributes Michael’s Early NBA Battles

Originally reported by @zSneakerheadz as a Raptors-themed colorway, first looks have debunked that notion — but it does arrive inspired by NBA franchises. The ladies-exclusive drop arrives in true “What The” form, with both left and right shoes and their respective panels sporting an array of colors and materials, Across the pair, four of the most formidable NBA franchises from the mid-to-late 80s and early 90s are honored, teams that significantly challenged Mike and his Bulls, undoubtedly fueling his winning mentality for future success,

Fittingly, the left shoe is dedicated to the Western Conference, featuring team colors of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trailblazers, the first two teams that challenge MJ and his Bulls in the NBA Finals. The right shoe — the East — honors powerhouse franchises in the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks, two who provided some of the most epic battles in Mike’s career. Materials include quilted leather, a-la Don C,  jersey mesh, basketball-textured leather, satin, and patent leather.


Take a peep at the mismatched pair below, and look for the Air Jordan 2 “Rivals” to hit select Jumpman cohorts and on March 5th for $190. Keep it locked on our Twitter Feed for any further updates, including a comprehensive Where to Buy Guide for the release!

Update 02.19.20 // Official images of the Air Jordan 2 “Rivals” have arrived ahead of its release early next month. Take a look at the detailed and in-hand shots further below, and stay tuned for additions to our Where to Buy Guide below!

Wanna know what other Jordan Retros are on the way next year? Catch our full-rundown of Jordan Releases for 2020 right here.

Air Jordan 2 WMNS “Rivals”

Style Code: CT6244-600
Color: Action Red/Black-Cosmic Purple
Release Date: March 5th, 2020
Price: $190

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