He was drained but determined. Battered but not beaten. The battle in Salt Lake City on June 11, 1997 will forever live on as one of MJ’s greatest games.
Wearing the legendary Air Jordan XII, MJ willed his way through every step, every play and every basket to eventually take down his Utah nemesis. The struggle was evident in every move, but His Airness never let it stop him, scoring 38 points with seven rebounds and five assists for a crucial 98-96 victory in Game 5.
OG released in '97, and retro'd in 2003 and again in 2009, the shoe returned once more in the Summer of 2016.