Air Jordan 3 ’88 Retro Black/Cement – First Look

February 11, 2013 | 12

Air-Jordan-III-88-Retro-Black-CementOn February 6th, 2013 at 4:51pm EST, the Air Jordan 3 ’88 White/Cement finally dropped. The release commemorates the iconic colorway that was on MJ’s feet as he launched from the free throw line to win the 1988 Slam Dunk Contest. When it was time for the actual game, Michael Jordan laced up in a pair of Black/Cement AJ3’s. He also racked up forty points and took home MVP award while wearing that particular colorway. Could there be a return of the AJ3 Black/Cement with Nike Air to pay homage to his All-Star MVP Award?

The ESPN segment “It’s Gotta Be The Shoes” showed a glimpse a possible Black/Cement version of the AJ3 ’88 Retro. Stay tuned to TSG for the latest updates on the possible release of the Air Jordan 3 ’88 Retro Black/Cement.

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  • gotjordans

    Ok, should I hold my breath just because we saw “NIKE AIR” on the back of the Black Cement 3s on SportsCenter? Sheesh! Let me know when there’s a release date. :D

  • Executive

    Or maybe it was a 2001 pair! Stop reaching so hard.

  • Executive

    What’s next a bunch of detailed pics then the release date?

  • http://corporategotem.com Kwest

    Does seem like a small reach but if true, I’m patiently waiting.

  • MikeyDrums86

    YEEEAAAAAAA BUUDDDDYYYYYYYY (PAULY D VOICE) NOW THIS IS WHAT IM TALKIN BOUT F#K THOSE WHITE CEMENTS THAT JUST DROPPED ITS ALL BOUT THE BLACK CEMENTS.. MISSED THE LAST DROP SO ILL DEFINETLY BE GRABBIN THESE IF THEY DO DECIDE TO RELEASE EM!!!

  • omar najeeb

    I’m goodie on em ones too. 2011’s gon’ hold me down.

  • bdogg

    if true i suspect black friday thou i was hoping for black out xi for black friday. saw this on the espn mj shoe thing on sportscenter!

  • http://theshoegame.com bxsneakerhead

    Im pretty sure they will be releasing at some point with the Nike Air on the back, but Im not sure that ESPN has actual pics of the new release versions. Those are probably a older version from 2001 I believe.

  • JB

    I don’t even want these to drop, cause i know i wont have success in getting them!!

  • Danky

    Those defiantly aren’t 01’s, the 01’s don’t have gloss like finish on the leather like the pair shown and the 2011 pairs do

  • JayWhoaPeachtrees

    Got 4 white pair… will go for a repeat.

  • Supa B

    lol…i got to hand it to JB…they know what they’re doing when it comes to the retroes. mofos JUST dropped the 3s not even 2 years ago, now they’re bringing them back out again probably black friday this year. only difference is the Nike Air on the back. quality still gonna be not so great. 2001 pair, or OGs were great…CDPs were decent…

    i’m just waitin for the grapes to drop, and i’m good until the holidays, as far as J’s go…