Nike might have to delay some major Air Jordan drops in 2020

Face masks, toilet paper, hand sanitizers and… Air Jordans? Coronavirus is set to affect more than just our daily necessities.

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Update: May 28, 10:30 am (Singapore time)
The Air Jordan 13 “Flint Grey” has finally arrived! The sneaker will drop in Singapore on May 30. Click here to learn more about its release.

Due to trade restrictions and Chinese factories taking steps to reduce the spread, Nike might be pushed to delay Air Jordan drops.

We are deep in the throes of a full-on global panic as the Covid-19 pandemic worsens, with entire countries coming to a standstill. Within the world of sports, the NBA has suspended its entire season as the Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert confirmed he tested positive for the virus. Elsewhere, the NCAA has also suspended games as British Premier League considers the same, while the Australian Grand Prix has canceled their season-opening. As the days roll on, we can expect to see more and more events being postponed or canceled.

The pandemic has begun to affect adjacent industries as well. Quarantine efforts have limited many factories’ ability to produce and ship some of the most anticipated sneakers of 2020. Rumor has it that the coronavirus might delay Air Jordan drops for the rest of the year. With a shortage of manpower and heavy restrictions, it seems that even if these sneakers are to drop, they may do so in limited quantities. So, looking at the year ahead, here are some Air Jordan drops that may get delayed.

Air Jordan 6 “DMP”

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Release Date: April 11
Price: US$200 (approx. S$281.28)

Air Jordan 5 “Fire Red” 2020

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Release Date: April 25
Price: US$200 (approx. S$281.28)

Air Jordan 13 “Flint”

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Release Date: May 2
Price: US$190 (approx. S$267.22)

Air Jordan 4 “Court Purple”

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Release Date: May 14
Price: US$190 (approx. S$267.22)

Air Jordan 11 Low

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Release Date: May 23
Price: US$185 (approx. S$260.19)

Air Jordan 5 “Top 3”

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Release Date: May 30
Price: US$200 (approx. S$281.28)

Did you expect Nike to delay Air Jordan drops in light of the pandemic? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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