Their has been speculation and many rumors of a re-release for the highly sought after Air Jordan 1 Retro Banned sneaker. Jordan Brand has dodged all questions on the Air Jordan 1 until now. Russell Westbrook and Jordan Brand confirmed the re-release via Twitter yesterday [Tuesday, July 19].

The Air Jordan 1 Retro Banned was released back in 2011 and since then has left many sneakerheads mind boggled on if they will ever get another opportunity to cop a pair of the kicks, one of the greatest Air Jordans to ever be released. Westbrook is seen holding the OG banned Air Jordan retro in the image above. The re-release will feature some slight changes that have not yet been revealed by Jordan Brand or Russell. The 2011 version of the Air Jordan 1 featured a white midsole with a red bottom that contrasted within the iconic red and black colorway.

We will keep you updated on more info regarding the re-release of the Air Jordan 1 Retro Banned as more details are revealed from Jordan Brand. The shoes are set to release on September 3, so sneakerheads be prepared for a crazy hunt.


Check out the tweet details below as Russell Westbrook confirms the release.