In my opinion, the Nike Air Jordan is unquestionably the nicest line of basketball sneakers in history. Many "sneakerheads" regard Jordans as the nicest sneaker ever, period.
Jordans completely changed the way we see sneakers.
*Unfortunately, they also brought to light the disturbing reality of child abuse in overseas sneaker factories, exposing corporate corruption and making those of us who revel in sneaker collecting feel quite guilty (also exposing his Airness himself, when he infamously remarked "Republicans buy sneakers, too").
But that is an issue for another article. Here's my rankings of the dopest Jordans of all time.