Air Jordan V Retro – ‘Lightning’ Sample
Before we smelled what The Rock was cookin’, Michael Jordan was the most electrifying man in sports entertainment. He had the moves, the shoes, the aura, and the winning attitude to make him an unstoppable force, and there is no man on earth who has watched Jordan play – whether it be live or through a 14″ black-and-white television – that hasn’t felt the spine-tingling shock of Jordan’s masterful performances. In 2006, Jordan Brand released a set of limited edition Air Jordan IV Retros called the Thunder and Lightning Pack. The ‘Lightning’ version featured a tonal yellow upper with navy blue and dark grey hints, and was released with a matching t-shirt in very limited quantities. Here’s a look at an unreleased sample of the Air Jordan V, which adopts similar color-blocking and motif; in addition to the vibrant (and unforeseen) colorway, a unique and futuristic ’23′ logo can bee seen on the heel of the shoe. Continue reading for another look at this interesting pair of Jordans and let us know if you would cop if these ever released.