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  • Top

    High-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise well above the ankle to keep sprints and jumps stable and well-supported. You sure can fly high when you have high-top basketball shoes to tie.

    Mid-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise just up to where the ankles are. Providing support and flexibility so fine, mid-top basketball shoes surely hold the line.

    Low-Top

    Basketball shoes that leave the ankles exposed for a better range of motion. Be flexible with your blows, get basketball shoes that are low.

  • Signature

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes embody the athleticism and symbolize the life of certain on-court legends. Hooping will surely be fine when you get kicks from their signature lines.

  • Lockdown
    Lace-Up

    Strap

    Hoop shoes that drop the traditional laces in favor of velcro straps for better efficiency. Secure strap basketball shoes, and have them in various hues.

    Lace-Up

    Basketball shoes that stick with the good old laces for that familiar security and lockdown. Get lace-up basketball shoes to tie because they never go out of style.

    Slip-On

    Basketball shoes with uppers that provide a glove-like fit without the help of any lockdown mechanism. Do nothing but go in with slip-on basketball shoes .

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes combine the powers of more than one lockdown styles for an improved fit and a much more stable ride. Get more bases covered with these basketball shoes.

  • Price
    $150
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Profile of the Air Jordan 17 Low

During his prime, Michael Jordan was known for his highlight reel dunks and game-winning shots. However, at the 2002 All-Star Game, he made a rare blunder that became one of the game’s most memorable and talked-about moment.

On a fast break sequence, a wide-open Michael was fed the ball. Without any defenders nearby, he took off a few feet from the restricted area for an easy one-handed jam. Everything worked out fine up until the part where he totally missed the dunk. When asked by the media during the post-game interview, he stated, “I laugh at myself…if I can’t at myself, I can’t laugh at anybody.”

Michael was wearing the Air Jordan XVII Low during the game. Despite what happened, these basketball shoes are considered as one of the best low-top Air Jordans ever made and remain a highly coveted item.

The AJ 17 Low features a visible inner sleeve for a comfortable fit, a TPU heel stabilizer for increased ankle stability, and a full-length shank plate for enhanced support.

Performance

Cushion. These low-top Air Jordan basketball shoes have a lightweight Phylon midsole with a tuned Air unit at the forefoot and a blow-molded Air bag at the heel. A carbon fiber shank plate runs the length of the shoe for enhanced responsiveness and support.

Traction.  The Air Jordan 17 Low features a golf course-inspired outsole design with a herringbone traction pattern for an enhanced multidirectional grip.

Fit

Length and Width. Reviewers are reporting that these shoes run narrow. They suggest going up half a size for a more comfortable fit.

Lockdown. The Air Jordan XVII Low boasts a visible inner sleeve that is designed to deliver a more contouring and supportive fit. The TPU heel stabilizer provides increased heel and ankle support while the full-length shank plate prevents turf toe.

Material

The Air Jordan 17 Low’s upper is constructed with durable leather for support while an inner sleeve ensures a comfortable fit.

Style

These low-top Air Jordan basketball shoes feature chrome accents on the eyelets, Jumpman logo, and heel piece.

Special Colorways of the Air Jordan 17 Low

The low-top version of the Air Jordan 17 has three OG colorways.

  • Air Jordan 17 Low OG White/University Blue/Black – Chrome
  • Air Jordan 17 Low OG Black/Chrome
  • Air Jordan 17 Low OG All-Stars (White/Lightning – Black – Chrome)

SoleFly X Air Jordan XVII Low

As a nod to the ‘Lightning’ colorway Michael debuted during the 2002 All-Star Game, SoleFly (a Miami-based sneaker boutique) and Jordan Brand have created an alternate version called the ‘Reverse Lightning.’ The SoleFly X Air Jordan 17 Low collab features a yellow ostrich leather upper with black and silver accents. This alternate color scheme is limited to only 2,300 pairs and retails for $225.


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