Originally released in 1987, the Air Jordan 2 was designed by Bruce Kilgore. The Air Jordan Cyber Monday Deals sneakers were made in Italy, providing a premium feel to them. They released in two colorways, available in high and low top. In 1994 they were retroed for the first time, one colorway was released in high and low. Somewhere in-between 1994 and 2001, the original molds to the Air Jordan 2 were lost and broken. This would result in Jordan Brand not being able to retro the Air Jordan 2 ever again. Their solution, the short-lived Nu' Retro Air Jordan 2, which was released in three colorways in 2003 and featured a shrouded upper, sitting atop a new sole.

All was not lost as Jordan Brand was able to recover one of the original molds to the Air Jordan 2, and Air Jordan 2 retro white varsity red they would be re-released for their first retro run in 2004. Three high top colorways were released along with two low tops. This included a limited edition "Melo" pair, which was identical to a player exclusive pair Carmelo Anthony wore throughout the 2003-04 NBA season, without the "Melo" personalizatons. In 2005 the Air Jordan 2 Retro Low continued with one-off colorways for both men and women.

The Air Jordan 2 Retro would return in 2007 and become the first Air Jordan to be included in Nike's Doernbecher Freestyle collection. In 2008, the Air Jordan 2 Retro Air Jordan Black Friday 2020 was included in the Jordan 21/2 Collezione 'Countdown' Pack, and a limited edition 'Eminem' pair was released as an online exclusive, limited to 313 pairs. 2010 would mark the second retro run of the Air Jordan 2. Eight colorways would release including the original white, black and red pair for a third time.

The Air Jordan 2 Online Shopping debuted in a new direction that surprised everyone. Produced overseas in Italy, the shoe was equipped with fine materials that upgraded the appearance and embodied high performance. Custom designed for MJís sore foot , designer Bruce Kilgore thickened the Air unit for extreme comfort and crafted a high top silhouette for ankle support. Although the AJ 2 isnít as popular amongst the other models in the AJ series, it still plays a huge role having a successful cult following.