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Air Jordan III - "Gotta Be The Shoes" (1988): This was the shoe that sparked Mars Blackmon (played by Spike Lee) to declare, "It's gotta be the shoes." Jordan won his first MVP award wearing these shoes. (Photo Courtesy of Nike)

Air Jordans: 1984-2012

In celebration of Michael Jordan's 50th birthday on Feb. 17, here is a look at the shoes he made famous.