You’ve got to try these Air Jordan III to really feel them

Since it was first introduced, the Nike Jordan III became and still is the most popular and well-recognized basketball shoe from Nike. The Jordan III retro infrared 23 shoe, designed by Tinker Hatfield, features the Jump man logo which we all recognize. It has a high-quality design and make allowing it to keep up with the excellent reputation of the preceding models of the series.

Traction

Also, the special rubber sole which features a circular pattern offers excellent traction on the court for better performance and safer training or playing. The hard rubber used for the sole is very durable.

Cushioning

It features the classic visible heel cushioning like the original, as well as a plush-feeling foam midsole for an extra comfortable fit. The added external heel counter helps provide that extra support to the foot and the ankle while playing.

Materials

The full grain nubuck of the upper is of high quality and is very resilient. The colors are different from the original. The midsole is black with white and there is the classic gray elephant pattern on the toe and heel area balancing and nicely contrasting with the white upper, which combines the classic smooth and tumbled leather of the original Jordan 3 models.

Fit

Overall, these classic basketball shoes fit well in the ultimate Jordan III basketball shoe line. The upper is made of brilliant leather, which will last long. The shoe is very well-cushioned and has a plush feel. The added support is excellent, especially in the ankle and heel areas. .

Our verdict

So, the shoes are very durable and provide almost perfect cushioning, support and comfort. The outsoles offer excellent traction for better performance and a safer playing experience. Overall, these basketball shoes are definitely worthy of their name – with the visible air sole cushioning unit, the elephant print and the jumpman logo, these definitely remind us of the iconic first model released back in 1988. So they are great basketball shoes, especially if you are a fan of the Air Jordan III line, you shouldn’t miss out on this new retro model.

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