Win An Air Jordan 3 Retro ’88 “Cement” Hook-Up

Win An Air Jordan 3 Retro '88 "Cement" Hook-Up

words // Brandon Richard

With a single leap from the free throw line in 1988, Michael Jordan changed the way we thought about sports and footwear. Was Michael already a basketball superstar? Sure. Were Jordan shoes already a hot commodity? Without a doubt. However, MJ’s historic contest-clinching dunk triggered his rise to international stardom and made the Air Jordan III — the first Jordan model to bear the Jumpman logo — truly iconic.

Since ’88, the “Cement” Air Jordan III has been re-released four times, most recently earlier this month. What made this drop different from the 2011 version was the inclusion of the highly coveted ‘Nike Air’ branding on the heel and hang tag. Add in the fact that the ’88 retro was produced in limited quantities and you have an extremely popular release that was difficult to get your hands on.

On the heels of Michael Jordan’s 50th Birthday and the 62nd Annual NBA All-Star Game, we’re giving you a second chance to bring the “Cement” Air Jordan Retro 3 home. On top of that, a matching snapback, t-shirt and shorts.

To enter the Eastbay Retro 3 Sweepstakes, simply head over to the sweepstakes page and fill in your information. Entries close this Monday, June 10. Good Luck!

Win An Air Jordan 3 Retro '88 "Cement" Hook-Up


  • this is effen awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Raymond Leong:

    Best Jordan Kicks!

  • Lamar Smith:

    If I win these shoes my life will be complete.I need to get my hands on these

  • Brandon:

    Done and done!! I hope I win!!

  • bdogg:

    be great if i win!!!

  • This it’s the best news I heard all year

  • hilltree:

    or you guys (eastbay) can stop selling these ridiculously low production number shoes until Nike/JB makes it so we can all get a pair without having these stupid raffles….I for one am fed up with the absurd game this has become!!!

  • Ronnie Clark:

    True young sneakerhead. It be the best thing ever for me to get my hands on a pair of these

  • Jason yang:

    I want the air jordan iii 88

  • Ronnie Clark:

    True young sneakerhead. It be the best thing ever for me to win a pair. Last year i had a pair of cement 3’s that i had bought on Black Friday that were stolen in a home invasion. So I’d really love to get these to help replace those.

  • Ronnie Clark:

    I love J’s i hope and pray i get these

  • Jotty Estrella:

    Never won a pair of shoes before

  • Vincent:

    Hope I can win this prize

  • Soap:

    We French are also addicted Jordan

  • Nick:

    Was sick to my stomach, i waited 4ever for these and didnt get a pair.

  • Benny:

    I hope God give me a chance.

  • Benny:

    I hope I can have a chance.

  • Nick:

    it would be nice to win

  • Zach F.:

    i pray to the sneaker gods to please get a pair

  • Drty:

    Just da best pictured here

  • Cuong D:

    I must win this. I didn’t even got the 2011 pair.

  • hilltree:

    all you begging for a pair might want to give nike a buzz (1-503-671-6453) and tell them to make enough next time that we aren’t praying to some shoe god for a pair of sneakers…it’s beyond stupid and both eastbay and nike know it!!!

  • Les:

    I hope I win these for my birthday. Please eastbay give me a great chance to cop these.

  • These shoes are my all time favorite. Seeing these take me back to when all was good in my life. I was 11 years old and had not a worry in the world. Now I have two boys (9&10) who have turned into sneaker heads like myself. Unfornately with all these Jordan retor’s they are too expensive and too hard to come across.

  • Jake Kalick:

    I hope i win

  • Polo23:

    Awesome idea!

  • Fresh if I can win them

  • Now ‘that’ is a Hook Up.
    But what about your loyal customers who are legal residents outside of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) and Puerto Rico?
    Any chance of a Hook Up for the USDM, and another Hook Up for the Rest of the Jumpman World??

  • I tried my best to purchase these shoes on release date but no luck, now i really would appreciate it if i won a pair( ill keep my fingers cross!)

  • booda:

    would love a pair of these og jordans being that i missed out on the killroy pack twice

  • would love a pair of these og jordans being that i missed out on the killroy pack twice

  • Tj:


  • Tj:

    Hope I can get em last time had no luck

  • Hakeem:

    Amazing kicks

  • Lol I hope I win these shoes I don’t ever enter this kind of raffles it’s hard to believe that I would win but gave it a try any way I love Jordan’s only have 2 pairs so I’m trying to get more lol but I can’t decide what to buy all my money when I get a job will go to Jordan’s lol well good luck every one!!!

  • Ben:

    woooo….give it a try…

  • Keith:

    Thanks for this great HookUp! Congrats Eastbay for holding us down for 20plus years. And congrats to MJ , for reaching 50!

  • robert orozco:

    love that they’re going back to the “nike air” on the back+ hang tag

  • nicholas:

    I am so poor,if i win these I will feel so rich in heart an soul and style.

  • nicholas:

    Had a pair for a week,when i was 12 and a group of kids beat me up and stold them.Never had a pair sense.These were the ones thay stold from me.Now that im older,It would be awsome to have them agean.Wish me luck,I need these days.

  • jordan l9ver:

    For my husband whos dying to get one for his jordan collextio

  • Never won any contest befor. This would be beyond amazing for me.

    Thank you eastbay for the opportunity.

  • those j’s look like they should be mine.

  • Those J’s,look like they should be mine.

  • Gage Andresky:

    I would love to have these. buy from your site all the time and these shoes are one of my favorites. I hope i win. Thanks

  • ariq:

    i hope i win these i dont feel like waiting in a big line at the my to get em

  • Sarah:

    I hope I win ! i wanted these so bad, they are sooooooooo fresh

    yeah ima girl and i wear jordans (:

  • Aureliano Navarro:

    It will be freakin awesome if I win these. When these were released a few weeks ago …I had 3 ipads, 3 smart phones and 3 computers running and being refreshed constantly only to be internet “road blocked” by all the sneakerheads and resellers trying to get them also. Finally after 3 hours 33 minutes reality smacked me in the face and I realized I was not going to get them, so i shut down operation “88Jc3”.

  • Tsuyoshi:

    Awsome Jordan 3 Retro ’88 “Cement” Hook-Up!
    I hope i win these!
    Thanks MIKE!

  • rome palmore:

    ive never had the money for these type of shoes but ive wanted these ever since i first saw Michael jordan were them to win these would be the best day of my life.

  • adubbbb:

    will i have to pay for these if i win ?

  • Mike Malig:

    Love these shoes!

  • Kyle Hewitt:

    Cement threes! enter me(;

  • Tresmarios23:

    Does the clothing apparels come with the shoes? I hope so…c’mon!

  • love these shoes but couldn’t find em. had em when I was a kid. I’d love to get a pair. please hook me up!!!!!

  • love em. hook me up please!!!!!

  • Bryan:

    One of my favorite Air Jordan sneakers ever released. Soft, full grain leather and a great coloway. Plus these came out the year I was born. Are the shoes true to size?

  • Tyler:

    these shoes are dope i want them so bad size 8.5

  • Juma:

    Size 10 please!

  • JoeKool:

    I’m a lil kid again I need those in my life!

  • Nick:

    I need my first pair hook me up

  • Dwilliams:

    Need These Please Let Me Win Size 8

  • I would love me a pair of these Retro ’88 3’s, one of my favorite sneakers and would love to add them to the collection. Please hook me up size 11.5.

  • Darshon McCullough:

    please please!!!! i’ve never worn a jordan shoe before

  • Hangtag:

    When will you announce the winner

  • Hope i win.. size 15 this would be really cool

  • Ethan Lozada:

    Oh my god I’ve been trying to get these for 3 months and I can’t seem to make up the money for it .

  • Ethan Lozada:

    Size 8

  • Cody:

    Any word on when the winner will be announced? Also are all sizes available?

  • Rian:

    I honestly would appreciate these more than anyone.I’m only 14 andjust started getting in to sneakers and winning these for My collection would be great.

  • Xena:

    Please please pick me! I have to owe a pair :3

  • ANTHONY0797:


  • Joshua:

    Size 9 Please

  • Bruce Gonzales:

    Please pick me I’m 14 & I just want my first pair of jordans

  • Gotta love em. I just wish I could look as good wearing these things as Jordan would playing in them.

  • Tejanna:

    This shoe is so clean and fresh. I love it!

  • Shaun:

    These are fire siz 12

  • Mason:

    Been trying to get these everytime they release!

  • Thomas:

    i really hope i win these! they are extremely nice shoes and i love the hat, shorts, and shirt!!!

  • christopher jean-louis:

    i love all retros biggest fan i got all retros except this one so please hook me up

  • christopher jean-louis:

    i love retros i got all except them number 3s bro and i need some jordan clothes and please hook me up with them retros and hopefully them clothes

  • Anthony lee:
  • Anthony lee:

    Size 10 please

  • terrick:

    Dang this would feel like a dream i love me some jordans but cant offord it 🙁

  • itsel:

    i know im a girl but i LOVE those shoes iv been looking for them every where i have never had a pair IN MY LIFE aand ive been saving up for a long time please givem to me I WANT THEM SO BAD PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE …………. IIM SIZE 6 AND A HALF !

  • I wanna WINNN!!!

  • Gabriel Ahunamba:

    Love these, had these when I was younger. I’d like a size 5y tyvm. Hope I win

  • trevor:

    hook up size 10

  • Dope

  • Jason:

    Size 10 !! YEs I have been waiting for these for like a century.

  • daniel rivera:

    i need some shoes

  • Montaka:

    I am hope I am luck enough to win this shoes.

  • Kevin Locoh:

    I need these 3s to begin sneaker headin

  • vallen friday:

    Love Jordan: Hook me up brother!

  • I’m a kid that can’t get Jordan’s because they cost to much

  • Tom bean:

    O my gosh I would love to win these! I resent lay got a pair but my dad got mad at me and threw them in the fire place. I’m a huge shoe collecter for a 14 year old but I don’t have the money to get a new pair. These would be awesome to win,

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