Who should buy the Jordan 6-17-23

A hybrid design-wise, the Jordan 6-17-23 combines a stealthy silhouette with no-frills performance. If you are quite drawn to it, you must be:

  • A huge fan of both the Jordan 6 and 17.
  • Looking for basketball sneakers that do wonders on hardwood floors.
  • Someone who likes rocking a sporty look, come light rain or shine.
  • In search of a pair that comes with a dedicated means to solve fit issues for skinny feet.

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Who should not buy it

If you need something with more well-rounded surface traction, check out the Nike Blazer Mid instead. Also, if you prefer budget-friendly sneakers, go the Nike Dunk Low route.

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The Jordan 6-17-23's upgraded comfort level

Vloggers are over the moon about the Jordan 6-17-23's comfort level. One of them even said that it's more pampering than the Jordan 6.

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A firm collar

Wobbliness around the ankle is not a thing in this bball-inspired sneaker from Jordan.

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6-17-23 equals accurate sizing

According to a video blogger, the 6-17-23 runs true to size.

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Keeps mild wetness at bay

An experienced professional reviewer swears by the shoe's ability to stay dry in drizzly weather.

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Subpar stickiness on outdoor courts

One vlogger-slash-casual-player is not quite sold on the Jordan 6-17-23's grip level on basketball surfaces outdoors (think asphalt).

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A must-have for the narrow-footed

The shoe comes with another set of eyelets that make things snugger for bball players with slender feet.

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Springy steps assured

With its Air cushion tech, this sneaker translates to delayed fatigue and extra rebound, whether you're adventuring in the city or playing some hoops.

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The Jordan 6-17-23 vs. your wallet

With its initial price tag of $150, the 6-17-23 from Jordan is quite a demanding investment in the eyes of normies.

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What's in a name?

The featured shoe's name, 6-17-23, represents two previously released Jordans—the Jordan 6 and the Jordan 17 (the "23" part is obviously the sum of both numbers). Apart from its combined moniker, the sneaker in question has design influences from both inspirations, the most easily noticeable of which has to be its hybrid outsole.

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Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty
Top: Mid
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Nike Air
Closure: Laces
Material: Nubuck, Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole / Fabric
Technology: Air Cushion

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Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.