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Whats the Difference of Air Jordan 11, Air Jordan 12, Air Jordan 13 ?

As we know ,Michael Jordan Jordan scored 19 points and the game had the highest Nielsen rating of any regular season NBA game since 1975. He soon returned to form, scoring 55 points against the Atlanta Hawks in his 5th game back with the team.The designer was hard at work.

He created the Nike Air Max and every Jordan shoe from the Air Jordan 3 to that point, then from the XI all the way to the Air Jordan XV. The shoe was created while Jordan was still playing baseball, and Hatfield was hoping he would return to the court and wear them, because the Air Jordan 11 was special.

But what is the difference of Air Jordan 11, Air Jordan 12, Air Jordan 13 ?

We will check it out .


It had a ballistic upper mesh to make the shoes more lightweight and durable than past Air Jordan models. The Air Jordan 11 also had a carbon fiber spring plate to increase on-court quickness and lateral speed.

Air Jordan XI’s upper patent leather material is amazing.In the actual process, the patent leather provides a very good support, which is enough to provide a stable sense of protection.The traction pattern also provides a very good grip, although it is slightly affected by the dust after being stained with dust, but there is  no obvious slippage. For a pair of shoes over 18 years old, this grip performance is amazing.

However, in terms of ankle support, Jordan XI only uses Ballistic Mesh material as the main support, and there is no additional support design, which is a pity. In addition, the thicker setting of the tongue makes the dressing process have a fairly good covering, so that there is no sliding space in the shoe. Unfortunately, this design sacrifices breathability, so that after take on the Jordan XI , there is a noticeable sultry feeling.

In addition, the carbon fiber material design used in basketball shoes for the first time to helps users a better stability than before, while at the same time balancing light weight and stability. In the reactive part.When providing rapid responsiveness, it is also able to balance buffering, which is another surprise for Jordan XI in terms of functionality.


This aspect gave the shoe a dressy look that attracted more than just basketball players and sneakerheads. The Air Jordan 11 branched out into the fashion world more broadly than previous Air Jordan models.

However Tinker Hatfield once again design the new shoes again. Tinker Hatfield put the Zoom Air technology in the Jordan XII midsole which they  have been never used , that is  technology helps users get closer to the ground and feel the feedback from the shoes than the previous. With more rapid responsiveness than Air-Sole and Air Max, Zoom Air gives users a faster reaction than their opponents.

Although the advantage of Zoom Air was affected by outsole at the time.However, the Jordan XII is equipped with Zoom Air as a milestone. In addition to causing great topicality, it also inspired the public’s imagination of the speed of basketball shoes on the court. And Michael Jordan was sick in the fifth game of the 1997 championship, got the 38 points. The Jordan XII won the indelible classic status of the Air Jordan series.


I felt a comfortable feeling from leather design , and the supporting the shoes , the Jordan XII can be said to be quite prominent. However, this design also brings a noticeable sultry feeling, the upper leather has a more obvious pressure on the upper  of the instep, which is quite a pity. In the reactive part of the sole, although the earliest use of Zoom Air basketball shoes, but the Air Jordan XII too thick which completely limit the effectiveness of Zoom Air. Therefore, for me, the responsiveness of the Air Jordan XII is only a passing edge. But in the durability part, thanks to the solid materials, the durability of the entire Air Jordan XII is  standard. Overall, the Air Jordan XII has a solid feel and a luxurious material, but the overly thick outsole limits the use of Zoom Air.

When Tinker Hatfield designed the Air Jordan XIII, he carefully observed Michael Jordan’s performance on the basketball court. He found that Michael Jordan just like the performance of the Panther on the grassland on the court.Based on this trait, Tinker Hatfield gave the Air Jordan XIII a unique smooth streamline, it is special.In addition to the dots on the upper to symbolize the pattern on the leopard, the cutting design of the sole is like a leopard.

The cutting outsole allows the user to feel a clear sense of field and provides excellent grip. The Jordan XIII is a classic pair of shoes with both styling and combat capabilities. In addition,  Danzel Washinton did not hesitate to purchase the Jordan XIII in the sporting the Jordan XIII had a  nickname “He Got Game”. This phenomenon proves that the influence of the Air Jordan series has surpassed the movement and has reached more cultural orientation.

But the performance is nice .The Air Jordan XIII presents a fashion to the previous two generations, and people have to admire Tinker Hatfield’s infinite creativity. Inspired by the Jaguar’s Jordan XIII, the soles are extremely stable on the court .

Especially when the user makes a rotating motion, the performance of the Air Jordan XIII’s outsole is obviously excellent, which gives the user a very high sense of stability during the movement. Therefore, the grip of the Jordan XIII is not only inferior to the Air Jordan XI.Excellent stability and fast response, let me list the Air Jordan XIII as a fixed team.

The support part of the shoes is nice , in addition to the hidden support at the foot of the foot, the design of the sole of the sole of the sole also allows me to fully feel the stability . Although the shoes are soft and there is no  claw design like gloves, the stability of the Jordan XIII is quite enough for me.

In terms of durability, the soles and uppers have not been significantly depleted after many actual combat game, but the upper part of the upper has a phenomenon of off-line.

Overall, the Air Jordan XIII is the Jordan replica shoe that I recently considered to be the best fit for the stadium.

The long and short of it is that the Air Jordan shoes, the air Jordan 11 is one of the most influential and popular sneakers ever released, but the Air Jordan 12  and Air Jordan13  also has a great reputation .


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Air Jordan 13 PE GU Performance Review

This Air Jordan XIII for Michael Finley, it is a good new in this year, the Air Jordan XIII released again since Air Jordan XIII ‘Ray Allen’ pair that hit limited shelves in 2011.

The white-blue Air Jordan 13 that was released on March 3.This is the only one I expect to buy  this year. I still set the alarm clock of 8:55 that day for ready to grab one in 9 am in the official website. I eventually completed the purchase procedure at normal speed (the official website displayed sold out around 9:20) and it was successfully delivered to my home two days later. The first pair of shoes in 2018 was later than before


This Air Jordan XII is no exception, decked out with a white and royal blue palette that actually doesn’t look too terribly far off from the “French Blue” retail version of the same sneaker.


Here are some picture that  on-foot in the website .They look cool not only the shoes .

Montale Alice wearing a variety of Air Jordans , but he  cooperate with Jordan Brand has officially signed in December 2014, but he has been not free for what he wearing , his main styles is SuperFly flow. I am very sorry for this, because I feel that Alice always have a  good taste for the sneakers . I remember he wear a pair of Jordan 13 called “GiGi” color in that time. I personally like it very much. In fact, I don’t basically wear basketball shoes in everyday life.

Nowitzki, who was playing in Germany in youth, he like the Jordan 13  very much. His rookie season (1998~99) closed for the first time in NBA history and the new season was was opened until February 1999. As of January 30, 1999, Dallas had a white and red Air Jordan 13 on his feet. He changed to Air Brake-U-Down Uptempo after the start of the regular season.

The 13th generation mainly appeared in the 2004-05 season. At that time, he and his Air Jordan 19SE were worn in turns, and the playoffs were changed to Air Jordan 20PE. The white/midnight blue in my hands is still only one of the common versions. Another white/green color matching retro jersey is still not available.


For the material , it used the classic leather that Nike used the first.Then the PU coated leather breaks in nicely, it is comfortable and it is  much stronger than the bond to the split grain leather.

For the lace system , it is great . this kind of lace system will be more  easy  to adjust .then the jumpmen logo in the tongue as usually .

When Air Jordan 13 was inspired by “Black Cat”.The details of the process highlight。 The streamlined design of the shoe body, cylindrical shoelaces on the basis of the previous two version further thinning and softening, seems it  like noodles. The fast shoelace system has basically played a role and is easy to put on and take off.

For the supporting , it is nice.The Carbon Fiber adds torsional support and minor arch support.The three-dimensional laser technology made of JumpmanLogo.The trapeze inside the figure “23” is full of texture, depending on the angle of observation, sometimes it is green and sometimes it is maroon. At the same time, this design also represents the flash of light in the eyes of cats.

However due to the special design of these shoes,the toe parts will soon have a significant fold if playing long time, there will be a certain degree of distortion at the toes. Finley ,as a player, he  has been play longer so he need to changing more times,otherwise it  has been slightly deformed quickly


The white navy of PE is consistent with the jersey color. Unlike some 3M-colored uppers, it has a more textured leather version. The navy blue suede EVA midsole on both sides and heel are integrated to create a luxurious texture.


In addition to the jumpmen logo on the tongue, the left and right legs were joined by Finley’s jersey number “4” and the initials “FIN”. The size is US15. In terms of his height of 2.01 meter, I feel that this size has been over a half size .

Air Jordan 13 does not have boots, but the tongue is very large, all open like a huge scallop. Air Jordan XX8 SE also followed the design , but the thickness of the 13 tongue full of internal filler thickness of about 14mm,that will be protect more well.

The air Jordan 13 has a  moderate upper height, an arched ankle curvature on the outside, a full filling of the heel part,and nice wrapping. This kind of design is simple and practical, and it also takes care of the protection and flexibility better. The outer side does not completely cover the ankle along with certain extensibility of the artificial leather.

For cushioning , the Air Jordan 13 can be said to be an even better  sneaker than the previous verson. This also seems to have been recognized by many people. AJ is using the split air Zoom Air for the first time, and the thickness is different. The forefoot’s Zoom thickness of about 6.29mm and midsole ‘s thickness of 8.53mm.That is in order to contact with the feet .
For me, the heel cushion is more obvious, the forefoot is relatively hard, and I once doubted whether I really have a cushion, but I can see through some dismantling posts and PEs without insole.

For the traction :  It just wasn’t as awesome as I remembered it being with the Original and first round Retro releases. it is a little stiff. but the grip is nice .


On February 11, 2011, in the Celtics’ game against the Lakers, he was wearing a PE of  Air Jordan 13 and got a great point. Jordan Brand sold the white-green PE at the time, and his “Shootman” logo was embroidered on the tongue.

Here are more picture as below :

There are different colorway anyway .

Overall, 15 years later and these are just as fierce on the court as they were before. The Air Jordan 13 have been popular on the court as usually . The cushioning and material always work well.

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1997 vs. 2008 vs. 2013 Comparison Air Jordan 13 “He Got Game”

AIR JORDAN 13  He Got Game have been a popular colorway as always. seems with the “Panda”. It was  came back in the 2008 which the  23rd anniversary of Jordan’s, it was covered in the CDP suit, though it is just  so so for the selling , but it has been still popular. In 2013, it came back again .it was the most popular in that year .
But why ? What’s the difference? This is one of the most important issues I care about, and it’s also a question I’ve been curious about for this series.So today we will talking about it .

This Air Jordan XIII colorway originally released in 1997 and was actually the only Air Jordan XIII colorway to release that year (all other original colorways dropped in 1998). In the movie, Jake Shuttlesworth (played by Denzel Washington), a prison inmate, gets sent on a mission to convince the convict’s son, a star High School basketball player, to play for the warden’s alma mater in exchange for a shorter sentence. One iconic scene of the film features Jake shopping for a pair of kicks, and without hesitation, he requests the new Air Jordans to which he is presented with the Air Jordan XIII. From then on this colorway adopted the ‘He Got Game’ nickname; the trend resurfaced when the shoes retroed for the first time in 2008, and picked up yet again when the release was confirmed for 2013.

For the material , they are almost the same. it is used the great leather that it comfortable . Air Jordan 13 with the same colorway and design . because of it was the most popular since the version of 1997 , so the version of 2008 and 2013 followed the original one. You can play in these like this just fine . Also it is durability . If you choose to play in the most recent releases then this shouldn’t happen as those have slightly better quality.

Air Jordan13’s upper with full of texture. The comparison  three versions that it does not seem to have any difference .but the version of 2008  was more detailed, while in the version of  2013 will be firmed. In addition, the outline of the toe is also subtle.


For the supporting : The three version of shoes almost the same .the performance is nice and work well on the court.All of support is great. The Carbon Fiber adds torsional support and minor arch support  which the  high arches will require the use of orthotic inserts. And the material also provides plenty of support which does take some getting used to but once you adjust, you’ll be busting moves with more confidence than before.But for the design of  upper of heel, there is a little difference .but it is not the big problem.

Overall whole the supporting is great.



For the traction : The texture of the outsole is almost the same , but if we observation seriously, it  still has subtle differences. The first is the JUMPMAN Logo ,the version of 1997 and 2013, the fluorescent green circle part has no black outer ring, while in 2008 and 2013, there are black outer rings and the black outer rings of 2013.Then wide with the 2008 version. In addition, the black rubber used to divide the area of white herringbone on the outsole ,it has almost no bleed in the first year version.However, in 2008, the CDP version had serious bleed. In 2013, although the revulsion has been improved, it was still very obvious.

For the logo of tongue ,the biggest difference in the tongue is the logo. The first is the embroidery of JUMPMAN Logo. Although the version of 1997  is more three-dimensional, it obviously feels nice .
The shape of the  version in 2008 and 2013, despite they was be  improved, but it still cannot be said to be perfect. Then there are subtle differences in the color of the embroidery versions. Second, the first year version of the tongue is almost invisible from the front of the white lining, but in 2008 and the 2013 version have white linings exposed.

For the tags ,Maybe many of my friends didn’t notice the back of the JORDAN embroidered ,There is no words on the back. On the back of the 2013 edition of the embroidery TAG, Roman numerals “XII” are embroidered in dark grey.

As we all know, the design of AIR JORDAN 13 is inspired by the Panthers, so the stereoscopic 3D round logo on the heel is known as the “Leopard Eye”.
After careful comparison, the three versions of the “Leopard Eye” are not different, except for the first version of 1997. However, in 2008 the engraved version of the work around the “Leopard Eye” was the best. In addition, both the version of 1997 and version of 2008 are in the “Leopard Eye.”Covered with a transparent plastic film for protection.


For the tags of inside ,The three versions are quite different, but each one  reflecting Nike’s style of shoes. The first year version is fitted by sewing .On the back of the tongue, the fonts of shoes are also quite different from the later versions; then the  versions of 2008 and 2013 were all made using hot-press adhesives. The shoes  are marked with a number of different layouts, and the large-size serial layouts under the shoes are very rare.

In the version of 2008,  shoes were all used in the same manner as those at that time. However, it is clear that three types of shoes.The type of font used is different from that of the one-year-old shoe box, and the red JUMPAMN Logo is very eye-catching.In addition, shoe boxes are marked with more content than the first year’s shoe box label, more than JUMPMAN23.COM’s website.


Overall, though it is a little difference , but all of the performance is nice .