Who should buy the Jordan Max Aura

This basketball shoe is a great match for you if:

  • You are looking for a pair that can withstand games with intense plays
  • You want a basketball shoe that offers excellent traction and grip for any type of court
  • You prefer a basketball shoe that can actually be used for playing basketball and not just for everyday casual rides

Jordan Max Aura logo

Great shoe for a great price

According to some, the Max Aura is an interesting offer from the Jordan brand. Its overall look is like the combined aesthetics of the Air Jordan 10 and the Air Jordan 11. Many fans commented that this pair is an affordable alternative to the iconic and earlier versions of the Jordan basketball shoes.

Jordan Max Aura midsole

Great cushioning? Check

The Jordan Max Aura, as its name suggests, has an Air Max unit at the heel. Which, according to some players provides a type of impact protection and responsiveness that reminds them of Nike’s famed releases.

Jordan Max Aura laces

Like in many Nike basketball shoes that use the Air Max technology, the unit is made visible through a transparent cage at the rear part of the midsole.

Traction that won't disappoint

Several athletes love how the Max Aura goes straightforward with its traction. It features a herringbone on its rubber outsole. As many players commonly say, one rarely goes wrong with a herringbone. Stopping on a dime showed not to be a problem with this one.

Jordan Max Aura toebox

Fits true to size...

Many mentioned that this pair has no issues regarding the fit. To be safe, people are advised to just go with their usual sizes and to be a bit safer, it is recommended to visit a local store and try a pair on if you can. Nothing will ever be more accurate than actual experience.

Jordan Max Aura insole

... so there are no issues when it comes to lockdown

Some say that the lockdown mechanism is perhaps the most borrowed aspect of the Max Aura. Just by looking at it, one can immediately see the resemblance between the Max Aura’s and the Air Jordan 11’s lacing systems.

Jordan Max Aura heel

Thanks to the elastic bands which reinforce the Air Jordan 10’s tongue, Basketball players mentioned that these Jordan basketball shoes offer the combined lockdown power of the Air Jordan 10 and the Air Jordan 11 at a very discounted rate.

The stability that you didn't ask for

At the heel, people who bought this pair mentioned that there is an extra leather layer, which visually gives off the impression that the shoe has a heel counter of some sort. Several commend this feature as it provides stability to their foot during games.

Jordan Max Aura outsole

Expensive look, affordable price

The Jordan Max Aura basically has layers of tumbled and synthetic leather in the upper. According to some, the inner heel area is composed of neoprene, which is another direct lift from the design of the Air Jordan 11.

There is no question that the Jordan Max Aura resembles the Air Jordans 10 and 11 so much, which gives it the expensive look that has always been associated with the prominent Air Jordan line.

Jordan Max Aura tongue

As far as branding is concerned, several people noticed that the Jordan Max Aura has a small Jumpman logo on the lateral side of the heel overlay. It also has a prominent “JORDAN” callout on top of the tongue.  

Great sole unit? Check with The Jordan Max Aura

According to people who bought this pair, its sole unit is made from a standard foam midsole and a rubber outsole that contains a visible bottom-loaded Air unit in the heel. 

Jordan Max Aura side

Many people commented that the sole unit of The Jordan Max Aura held up well in all weather conditions, and the rubber outsole seems very durable, commenting that it remains intact after some light wear.

Great combination of lightweight and comfort

Thanks to its padded heel and tongue and the patent leather, athletes have no complaints with this pair when it comes to comfort. Aside from an addition to its great look, it also adds nice protection on the court of muddy streets.

Jordan Max Aura details

Several players also commended the pair's visible Max air unit which supplies lightweight impact cushioning and comfort on their heels.

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The Max Aura from Jordan is released in the following colors:

  • Black/Black/Gym Red
  • Black/Hyper Royal/White/Clear
  • White/Black/Black
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Facts / Specs

Top: Mid
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: White / Black / Grey / Red / Blue
SKUs: 322678281 / 377757039 / 425029811 / AQ9084063 / AQ9084106 / AQ9084121 / CQ9451001 / CQ9451600 / CT1494001 / CU4929600

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Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.