During the 1997 NBA Finals Michael Jordan was overcome with Flu-like symptoms. Despite his illness, he calmly went out and willed his team to a win. To pay homage to Michael Jordan's performance in the "Flu Game", Jordan Brand is set to release the Air Jordan Retro XII (12) "Flu Game" basketball sneaker. The only difference from the original Retro Air Jordan XII is that the materials have been slightly altered. The Air Jordan Retro XII (12)"Flu Game" features a black nubuck upper sitting on a red mid-sole and sole with red accents. In a nod to the "Flu Game", the tongue and the outer heel features graphics of a sick face and "97" "38" for the year and the amount of points Michael Jordan dropped that night. It is undeniable that the Air Jordan XII (12) retro "Flu Game" will become a classic basketball sneaker and definitely will be one of the year's most sought after sneaker.