The Air Jordan IX is one of the Jordan models that isn’t held in as high regard as the others due to the fact that MJ never wore them on the court – despite what his statue outside of the United Center shows. This AJ IX sample is one of the rarest Jordan samples in existence, as it is a one-of-one with the other one being at the Nike archive warehouse. The outsole/midsole and lace eyelets are the only elements that made the final version, but after that this is a completely different sneaker with its own unique design concept. The upper consists of rich, white leather that has perforated triangles to allow the foot to breathe reminiscent of the Air Jordan XX3, a different tongue, and a higher heel cut. Continue reading for additional, detailed images and let us know what you think about this piece of Jordan history. via hiphopcalibur of NT.