Air Jordan 12 Retro Flu Game Red/Black 130690-002 (Men’s)


Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’ 2016
Style: 130690-002
Colorway: Black/Varsity Red
Retail Price: $190
Release Date: 05/28/2016


The Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’ 2016 pays homage to the iconic and awe-inspiring performance by Michael Jordan during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals. In a remarkable display of determination and resilience, Jordan, despite battling flu-like symptoms, showcased his unwavering greatness and propelled the Chicago Bulls to a crucial 3-2 series lead over the Utah Jazz.

In that historic game, Jordan’s legendary performance included an astonishing 38 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, and 1 block. His sheer dominance on the court left an indelible mark on basketball history, forever etching his name among the greatest players to have graced the game.

The Jordan 12 Flu Game Black Red serves as a commemoration of that extraordinary moment, capturing the essence of Jordan’s unparalleled tenacity and unrivaled skill. This 2016 version remains true to the original design, mirroring the classic aesthetics that have made it an enduring favorite among sneaker enthusiasts.

Staying faithful to the OG design, the sneaker showcases a sleek black tumbled leather upper, representing the timeless elegance and premium craftsmanship associated with the Jordan brand. Accentuating the shoe’s visual impact, varsity red elegantly adorns the mudguard and outsole, paying homage to the Bulls’ iconic team colors.

The Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’ has been previously retroed in 2003 and 2009, demonstrating the enduring appeal and significance of this iconic silhouette. This 2016 version faithfully carries on the legacy, encapsulating the spirit of the original design while providing a contemporary touch.

For basketball enthusiasts, sneaker collectors, and fans of Michael Jordan’s extraordinary career, the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’ 2016 holds a special place. It serves as a reminder of the grit and determination that defined Jordan’s greatness, inspiring generations of athletes and fans alike.


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