Air Jordan 12 'Flu Game' CT8013-060 Release Info
Air Jordan 12 'Flu Game' CT8013-060 Release Info
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Air Jordan 12 'Flu Game' CT8013-060 Release Info

Alex L
1 month ago

Bringing Back the Legacy of the Air Jordan 12 Flu Game

In 1997, during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Michael Jordan cemented the Air Jordan 12's place in sneaker history with his iconic "Flu Game" performance. Despite battling flu-like symptoms, rumored to be caused by a sketchy pizza, His Airness willed the Chicago Bulls to victory over the Utah Jazz in what many consider his greatest game of that series. Jordan defied the odds, dropping an otherworldly 38 points in 44 minutes of play while rocking the Air Jordan 12.
 

Michael Jordan wearing the Air Jordan 12 Flu Game in the NBA Finals Game 5 vs. the Utah Jazz
Michael Jordan wearing the Air Jordan 12 Flu Game in the NBA Finals Game 5 vs. the Utah Jazz

 

Michael Jordan wearing the Air Jordan 12 Flu Game in the NBA Finals Game 5 vs. the Utah Jazz
Michael Jordan wearing the Air Jordan 12 Flu Game in the NBA Finals Game 5 vs. the Utah Jazz


Recreating the Original Design

For 2025, Jordan Brand is bringing back this beloved colorway, allowing a new generation of fans to connect with its timeless significance. The upcoming "Flu Game" Air Jordan 12 faithfully recreates the original design, complete with the classic "Nike Air" packaging that's sure to invoke nostalgia for OG collectors and enthusiasts alike.Whether you witnessed Michael Jordan's legendary "Flu Game" performance firsthand or not, this 2025 retro presents the perfect opportunity to own a piece of history that pays tribute to one of the greatest moments in Michael Jordan's career.


 

Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 1997
Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 1997

 

 

Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 2003
Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 2003 

A Sleek and Sophisticated Silhouette

Draped in a striking Black and Varsity Red color scheme, this retro boasts a sleek and sophisticated look. The uppers and tongues are crafted from supple black tumbled leather, exuding a premium feel. Vibrant Varsity Red accents on the textured mudguard, midsole, Jumpman branding, and heels add a touch of contrast, creating a design that seamlessly blends style and substance.
 

Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 2009
Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 2009

 

Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 2016
Air Jordan 12 Flu Game 2016


Release Details, Retail Pricing and Sizing

The Air Jordan 12 "Flu Game" is set to hit shelves in Spring 2025 at select Jordan Brand retailers, both in-store and online, as well as on Nike.com. And here's the best part – this retro is releasing in a full family size run, meaning everyone from big to small will have a chance to cop this iconic sneaker that immortalized one of the most legendary moments in Michael Jordan's storied career.

To stay up-to-date on all the release details and info surrounding the "Flu Game" Air Jordan 12, be sure to download the SwiftSole Mobile App. This powerful tool will keep you in the loop and ensure you're ready to secure your pair when they finally drop.

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