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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.


Jordan 9 Reviews

An Official Look at Jordan Brand’s Holiday Lineup

It’s November, which means only one thing. Sneaker-heads can’t wait until December. December marks the month that Jordan Brand brings out some of the years best releases — although I’d argue that January has been a strong month over the past few years as well. On December 3 the Air Jordan 9 Retro “OG” returns to retail once again. I mentioned
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Jordan Brand Celebrates Football Kick-off Weekend

Football season is back ladies and gents! Although most of us are ballers at heart, it’s nice to see sports come back with a bang. Speaking of that, Jordan brand is bringing back a classic silhouette in cleat form to the field. From Nike: Since the early 2000s, Air Jordan silhouettes have had a strong presence on the gridiron, with several

You Can Now Play Golf in the Air Jordan 9 Retro

The Air Jordan 9 Retro is the latest to get outfitted for the hitting the green. Whether you love them or hate them, they’re here to stay and we kind of like them. We’re not avid golfers, but if we were then this is what you’d catch us rocking while catching some birdies and trying to stay on par for

Get up close and personal with the Air Jordan 9 Retro ‘Anthracite’

The next ‘big’ Jordan release is coming up this weekend, and it’s another pair of Jordan 9’s. This ‘Anthracite’ pair is simple, and clean… and it exactly like the Oregon PE we saw not too long ago sans the heel logo. Due to the fact that these aren’t dubbed the ‘Oregon’ 9 and that they’re not limited at all… these

Get a Detailed Look at the Air Jordan 9 Retro ‘The Spirit’ On Foot

This Saturday brings another Retro from Jordan Brand, and it’s one we haven’t seen in a while. We had our fair share of Air Jordan 9’s in 2012, but they’re back and remastered… sort of. They need to flip that Jumpman on the left shoe so it’s facing the toe if they really want me to believe the shoe’s are being

Air Jordan IX (9) Retro ‘The Spirit’ – Official Look + Release Info

Next week the Air Jordan 9 Retro will return in ‘remastered’ form, looking closer to the original product than past releases – although the 2002 releases were a little closer than these are, minus the last plastic speed lacing loop. With all that aside, this colorway pays homage to the iconic statue of MJ that sits outside of the United
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A New Air Jordan 9 Retro for September

A new Air Jordan 9 Retro, rumored to release on September 7, 2015 for $190, surfaced tonight on Instagram. The Anthracite/White-Black colorway pictured rocks a black suede/nubuck upper with white accents on the branding and eyelets. The Jordan 9 is a love it or hate it Jordan–are you excited for this colorway? Share your thoughts in the comments below.   Via

Air Jordan 9 Retro ‘Military Green’ – Another Look

Rugged colors appear on the history-lesson iteration of the retro line with the Air Jordan 9 Retro ‘Military Green’. The sneaker features a remastered smooth white leather on the majority of the upper. White also appears on the midsole, while black hints show up on the laces, tongue, and ’23’ branding. The namesake color, Military Green (which looks a bit like

Air Jordan 9 Retro to Get The Remastered Treatment

We had a preview featuring some of the upcoming Jordan Brand Retro models for the later half of 2015, and the Air Jordan 9 was one that was featured in the mix. This pair looks to feature a White/ Olive look to it, along with some nice splatter along the midsole… something we haven’t yet seen on an AJ9 before

Air Jordan 9 Retro ‘Birmingham Barons’ – Available for Pre-Order

If you were interested in the upcoming Air Jordan 9 Retro in the Birmingham Barons colorway then you can place a pre-order now at Sneaker Crew to secure your pair. The AJ9 & 1 that make up the pack look pretty sweet, much better than the Barons AJ1’s they did a few years ago. I like how they took the

Air Jordan 9 ‘Birmingham Barons’- Detailed Images

They aren’t cool grey 9’s, but they certainly are cool… This is such a simple colorway, but I think that the pinstriped lining on these ties together the whole shoe together. That, and the fact that these say 45 on the heel. These are releasing on April 5th, so you have a bit of time to make up your mind