Our verdict


Many hoopers agree that the Air Jordan 34 has a head-turning design and exceptional traction, cushioning, lockdown, and support. Basketball players and casual wearers are pleased that this basketball shoe can dominate the streets and the court.


  • Light
  • Excellent cushioning
  • Breezy
  • Perfect lockdown
  • Outstanding support
  • Reliable traction
  • Customizable fit
  • Responsive


  • Cheap-looking materials
  • Needs break-in

Who should buy the Air Jordan 34

This basketball shoe is a great match for you if:

  • You are after a lightweight shoe that enables you to run faster on the court
  • You want a breathable shoe to keep your feet comfortable throughout the game
  • You prefer a shoe that delivers great performance on the court and on the streets

Air Jordan 34 logo

Who should not buy the Air Jordan 34

Some basketball players mention that the Air Jordan 34 feels stiff at first, while several are unsatisfied with its cheap-looking materials. Jordan Why Not Zer0.4 is a great option if you're after a pair that does not need a break-in period, while Air Jordan 35 is a great alternative as it is made from premium-quality materials.

Great cushioning to protect your feet 

According to several basketball players, they can execute their moves without any worries or discomfort. This makes sense given that this pair is equipped with the Eclipse Plate which provides aerodynamic support and stability during side-to-side movements. 

Air Jordan 34 insole

Many hoopers also mention that with Air Jordan 34, they jump faster and have more control of their feet as they sprint down the court.

The Air Jordan 34 is responsive

Thanks to this pair's visible Zoom Air cushioning at the heel and forefoot and the positioning of its Eclipse plate, many basketball players commented that the shoe is bouncy and responsive in every step.

Traction that won't disappoint

Many are pleased with this pair's traction since it allows them to stop easily and propel them for a superior first step. This is reasonable given the pair's Eclipse Plate and rugged herringbone traction pattern on the sole.

Air Jordan 34 outsole

With Air Jordan 34, the fit is not an issue

People who bought this shoe share that they had no problems with its fit. Some are satisfied with the shoe's customizable and comfortable fit, thanks to its traditional tongue and lace-up closure paired with a padded mid-top collar that keeps their heel and ankle locked in place.

Air Jordan 34 laces

Insanely light, it's like you're walking on air...

Hoopers have nothing but praise when it comes to this shoe's weight. It's not surprising given the mix of textiles and lightweight materials used to reduce the overall weight of this shoe.

Air Jordan 34 upper

Many players comment that this shoe's upper is breathable without sacrificing support and stability. Branded as the lightest Jordan to date, it's not a surprise that basketball players feel comfortable wearing this pair.

... but needs break-in period

Some athletes express dismay about the shoe's out-of-the-box quality, commenting that this pair is super stiff at first and needs some time to fully break in.

Air Jordan 34 midsole

Lockdown and support? Check

A good number of players mention that the Air Jordan 34 provides perfect lockdown and outstanding support, enabling them to execute plays without worrying about injuries.

Air Jordan 34 toebox

Style of the Air Jordan 34

Many stylish basketball players are pleased with The Air Jordan 34 because of its sleek look that delivers more on performance and less on lineage. 

Air Jordan 34 side toebox

“J4 – 34, 2.89-2019” is featured on the outsole to signify the 30th anniversary of the Air Jordan 4 to the 34. On the vamp, the number 23 is featured in the Morse code.

Air Jordan 34: A bit of history

The Air Jordan 34 is the result of Jordan  Brand’s commitment to delivering the best in performance innovation.

Air Jordan 34 side

Jordan Brand stripped away all the non-essential materials to give athletes only what they need on the court. The result is the lightest Jordan game shoe ever made.

Air Jordan 34 collar

With direct insights from NBA stars such as Blake Griffin, Jason Tatum, and 2019 number 1 draft pick Zion Williamson, JB designers were able to craft a basketball sneaker that provides dynamic control, explosiveness, and responsiveness in any direction.

Air Jordan 34: Colorways

Each colorway of the Air Jordan 34 is unique in its own right. Every colorway will feature a discoverable mark. For example, the branding on the heel counter will be different in every colorway.

Currently, these Air Jordan basketball shoes are available in the following color combinations:

  • Amber Rise/Black-Sail-Metallic Silver ‘Amber Rise’
  • Black/Black/Dark Smoke Grey/Electric Green ‘Black Cat’
  • Black/Metallic Silver-White-Digital Pink ‘CNY’
  • Black/White ‘Eclipse’
  • Blue Void/Green Glow/Black/Metallic Silver ‘Blue Void’
  • Infrared 23/Black 'Infrared 23'
  • White/Aurora-Metallic Silver ‘Snow Leopard’
  • White/Black/Red Orbit ‘Bred’
  • White/Metallic Silver/White ‘White Iridescent’

Air Jordan 34 ‘Paris’

Jordan Brand celebrates the 2020 NBA Paris game by crafting a limited-edition colorway of the Air Jordan 34. This particular offering features a combination of purple and pink with black panels. Other details include an oversized Jumpman logo, the word “Paname,” and the number “75.”

Fragment X Air Jordan 34

The Fragment X Air Jordan 34 features a white-based upper with royal blue accents. Fragment's signature logo is displayed on the lateral side.