Verdict from +100 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Most users have agreed that the high-top Air Jordan SC-3 is a great-looking shoe.
  • The sneaker is very comfortable, according to most buyers.
  • Several users find the Air Jordan SC-3 very durable.
  • It is among the Jordan sneakers that are lightweight, according to some commenters.
  • Many have felt that the sneaker had a good fit, even for those with wide feet.
  • Several have said it had good ankle support, including one user with a prior broken ankle.
  • A couple of wearers have noted that the Air Jordan SC-3 has good arch support.
  • A few have mentioned that the sneakers had good traction.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Several users have said that the shoe creases easily.
  • The model is not breathable, as per some users.
  • Several have commented that the sneaker gets dirty easily.

Bottom line

The Air Jordan SC-3 is a basketball-inspired shoe based on the Jordan True Flight. The off-court sneaker is designed to fit an active lifestyle, with an attractive high-top design that sets it apart.

It's designed for premium comfort, with the right amount of support to sustain extended movements. It's also made to last long to deliver value for the money at its affordable price.

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Good to know

The Air Jordan SC-3 runs true to size. It is available in men’s sizing. The asymmetrical high-top collar provides excellent support for the ankle in addition to providing a tight fit. Its combination leather-and-synthetic upper gives adequate support and protection for active movement. Finally, the traditional lacing system of the shoe offers a secure feel.

The Air Jordan SC-3 has a flamboyant high-top collar that’s made to be asymmetrical. The striking design goes well with shorts and pants and is sure to turn heads. The sneaker’s sporty style is also suitable for any casual activity. It’s designed with everyday comfort in mind, so it’s great for daily wear.

The shoe is also perfect for changing up one’s style. The beautiful colorways go well with any number of outfits, in any season. The world-famous Jumpman logo can be found at the side and on the tongue, which adds to the shoe’s fancy look.

The high-top Air Jordan SC-3 has a sporty and hip look due to its full-grain leather and synthetic upper, completed with red inserts. The visible Air-Sole design adds to the sporty appeal of the shoe. Foam padding at the tongue and collar not only provides comfort but subtle style accents as well.

The asymmetrical high-top is reminiscent of other iconic Air Jordan releases, adding a touch of classic appeal to the shoe. The outsole is made for durability, with a basketball-centric pattern that offers great traction. The brand logo is on the tongue and side, while Flight branding is above the heel, adding a high-class look to the shoe.

Ever since Michael Jordan debuted his Nike classic red-and-black shoes on the court, the basketball and sneaker world had never been the same. The style was eye-catching, and the legendary player's performance was mesmerizing. From then on, a new era of high-performance shoes had taken over.

Today, the sneaker giant that Michael Jordan cultivated and lent his name to, the Air Jordan brand, is still a powerhouse where sneakerheads are concerned. Every model that comes out of the brand, whether OG or retro or a new one, is sure to have a hyped-up release, proving the power of Jordan’s name and the quality of the shoes.

The Air Jordan SC-3 was inspired by another release, the Jordan Flight series. Although the shoe features a similar silhouette, it has been updated for the modern lifestyle. Performance and a winning aesthetic are combined to create a shoe that can be worn to hit the court and walk the streets. The SC-3 is a sports classic, taking its place among the trendy and reliable shoes that have come out of the brand.

  • The high-performance traction pattern of the rubber outsole helps avoid falls during sharp pivots and fast breaks.
  • Phylon was injected into the midsole to improve stability and cushion.
  • The lightweight Air-Sole feature provides impact protection and facilitates quick movement.


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Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.