For the Air Jordan 6 Tinker took some elements from the Air Jordan 5 as well as inspired by a Porsche sports car to create the look. Carried over were lace locks and the usage of a translucent sole, although this time encapsulating the Air Unit. The heel and tongue featured new plastic pull tabs directly inspired by the wing spoiler of a Porsche. The new plastic pieces making it easer to get in and out. A interesting fact from the initial release was non of the original colorways featured a red that matched the Chicago Bulls jersey. Wearing the Air Jordan 6 some of Michael Jordan’s accolades were winning his fifth straight NBA Scoring title, seventh straight All-Star appearance and league Most Valuable Player. But most importantly MJ lead his Bulls’ to their first NBA Championship and was named Finals MVP along the way.
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