Complete History of the Jordan V

The Air Jordan V

The Air Jordan 5 released in 1990 and was developed with new innovative technology and designs. The shoe was inspired by a World War 2 aircraft in which possesses high-grade elements that further constitute the Air Jordan 5. One of the most noticeable features of the shoe is the sharp “shark teeth” that it has on the sides of the shoe. The Air Jordan 5 also features a clear sole, which was the first shoe to use this technology at the time. It too allowed Jordan to have better traction on the court. Exuberant in style, the Air Jordan 5 is praised highly in the Jordan series. The shoe debuted at a perfect time where Michael Jordan peeked in his career and is one of his most recognizable shoes in his series.

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In 1990, Michael Jordan was reaching the peak of his career. During this season, Jordan was able to lead his team to the best overall record the Chicago Bulls have had in their entire franchise. Throughout this season, Jordan had many career performances but some of the most notable performances were against Cleveland where Jordan scored a career high 69 points.

Jordan was also racking up many awards throughout the year, including the NBA Scoring Title, nominated for the All-Star team, All-Defensive Player, and First Team All NBA. The debut of the Jordan 5 could not have come at a better time in Michael Jordan’s career. It was the stepping-stones for Jordan’s career to flourish into the magnificent career that was soon to come.


Air Jordan 5 “White/ Sports Royal”

Air Jordan 5 “Grey/Pink”

Air Jordan 5 “White/Silver”

Air Jordan 5 “Black Grapes”

Air Jordan 5 “Raging Bulls – 3M”

Air Jordan 5 “Black Carolina”

Air Jordan 5 “Burgundy”

Air Jordan 5 “Fear”

Air Jordan 5 “Laser”

Air Jordan 5 “Qaui 54”

Air Jordan 5 “Wolf Grey”

Air Jordan 5 “Bin 23”

Air Jordan 5 “Green Bean”

Air Jordan 5 “Motorsports”

Air Jordan 5 “Tokyo 23”

Air Jordan 5 “UNFTD/Olive”

Air Jordan 5 “White/Black-Fire Red”

Air Jordan 5 “Doernbecher”

Air Jordan 5 “Laney”

Air Jordan 5 “Fire Red”

Air Jordan 5 “ Raging Bulls-Red Suede”

Air Jordan 5 “Grapes”

Air Jordan 5 “Metallic”


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