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Air Jordan 9

The Air Jordan 9, Michael Jordan’s ninth signature shoe, is an odd one, because MJ himself barely wore them. 

The Jordan 9 debuted in 1993 during Jordan’s first retirement from the NBA. Michael played baseball for a season in the minors, which is probably why the Air Jordan is considered to look like a baseball shoe. Production of the shoe had begun before Michael had announced his retirement. Instead of marketing the shoe around MJ’s basketball skills, Nike used the opportunity to tap into Michael’s global influence.

They aren’t the greatest on-court performer and are surprisingly lacking in support. They feature enclosed Air cushioning in the heel, an inner bootie, and a “one pull” lacing system. Perhaps their best feature is their traction, but you might want to reach for other retro Jordans before you go for the Jordan 9.

AVERAGE RETAIL PRICE: $190

Jordan 9 Reviews

Air Jordan 9 Particle Grey

Air Jordan 9 Particle Grey Review

The Air Jordan 9 Particle Grey may look a bit basic for some, but it appeals to those that like a simple, clean colorway that matches almost anything. Colorway: Black/University Red/Particle Grey/White Release Date: June 21, 2022 Price: $200 We haven’t been getting a lot of Air Jordan 9 retros lately. The one we got last time, the Air Jordan
Air Jordan 9 Chile Red

Air Jordan 9 Chile Red Review

The Air Jordan 9 Chile Red will look eerily familiar to those who have been around long enough, and it’s not you – it’s the brand. To be honest, there isn’t much to break down as far as the shoe is concerned. This release, however, begs the question of whether or not Jordan Brand should take a break from putting
Air Jordan 9 University Gold

Air Jordan 9 University Gold

The Air Jordan 9 University Gold, a shoe that reminds us of the 2010 Air Jordan 9 Citrus, released recently, and like all Jordans these days, promptly sold out. Luckily, Chris checked in with his local sneaker boutique on a weekday (giving away our secrets here) and they’d received a late shipment of these bad boys.
Air Jordan 9 University Blue

Air Jordan 9 University Blue

The Air Jordan 9 University Blue is a new colorway featuring OG style colorblocking that invokes all the nostalgia from rewatching Space Jam again and again on the family VCR. Releasing on December 5, 2020, the Jordan 9 University Blue also features glitter embedded into the black rand that snakes down the heel and along both sides of the shoe.
air jordan 9 gym red

Air Jordan 9 Retro ‘Gym Red’ | Detailed Look and Review

The Air Jordan 9 ‘Gym Red’ gets a detailed look and review prior to its release this weekend. Giving off a bit of a Derek Anderson vibe, this new colorway of the Air Jordan 9 Retro looks similar to what Anderson once wore while active on the Portland Trailblazers.

Jordan Brand Unveils Spring 2018 Lineup

Here it is, the news we have all been waiting for: today is the day Jordan Brand gives us a peak at the upcoming models and colorways coming in the Spring 2018 collection.

Nike Goes Behind the Design of the Air Jordan IX (9)

The Air Jordan 9 was one of the first sneakers to tell a story along the outsole of the shoe. While wear-testing it for my Air Jordan Project I realized that rubber compound really helped dictate whether or not an outsole would grip the court. Recently, Nike went behind the design of the Air Jordan 9 because the shoe is about to release