By most accounts Michael Jordan never played in the Air Jordan IX on the basketball court during its original run, with the sneaker initially releasing while MJ was taking a break from the game. If you follow the wisdom of one vintage Air Jordan ad campaign though he never left, instead disguising himself as the mysterious “Johnny Kilroy”. That creation is celebrated in this upcoming Air Jordan IX colorway, one whose platinum sheen will make its way to shelves this October. Click through to check them out and remember you don’t have to wait till then to buy the Air Jordan IX ‘Johnny Kilroy’ as this pair can be had now from dopekicks23 on eBay.

Air Jordan IX ‘Johnny Kilroy’
Black/Metallic Platinum-Gym Red