Summary of 6 Expert Reviews:
All critics agree that the Air Jordan 32 is a huge improvement over the disappointing Air Jordan 31. Reviewers (with one exception) praise the traction and love the premium materials. Segmented Zoom Air cushioning provides a low to the ground feel while still providing good bounce and impact protection. The new bootie-style upper fits very snug but tends to be a bit difficult to put on at first. Overall, Jordan Brand delivered a very good all-around performer that will work for all types of basketball players.

Expert Reviews of the Air Jordan 32:

9.2
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
The Air Jordan 32 is a huge step in the right direction. Everything feels refined. If Jordan Brand can keep the stability but increase the flexibility then it will have perfected the Flight Speed setup. I think people are going to like this one.
9.2
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
The Air Jordan XXXII is a banger for real. This shoe has everything you need: good traction, good cushion, excellent materials, and amazing support.
8.8
Zac Dubasik [SoleCollector.com]
Despite sky-high expectations, the Air Jordan 32 mostly delivers. I liked the more minimal collar and feel of the 31s cushioning better, but thought the 32 offered far superior traction and a smoother transition.
8.6
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
I think Jordan brand did a great job with the XXXII. This has taken over the Nike PG1 as my go-to basketball shoes. Traction, cushioning and lockdown are all great - what else do you need in a performance sneaker?
8.5
Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life
Pros: Great Traction, Cushioning provides a good balance between impact protection and responsiveness. Cons: The shoe feels really bulky and heavy in the back, and I would have liked a little more flexibility.
8.2
The Sole Brothers
Nice shoes with premium materials and nice cushioning. I was a bit disappointed by the traction and the lateral containment. At a steep $185 I wouldn't recommend these.

Traction of the Air Jordan 32

9
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
Not only did they grip the court, but it gripped really well.
9
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
Traction on the Air Jordan XXXII was straight up beast mode compared to the 31.
9
Zac Dubasik [SoleCollector.com]
The 32’s grip is as good as any I can remember an Air Jordan having.
9
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
The traction is really good. Inside or outside, we didn't have any problems.
9
Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life
The traction is probably the best aspect of the shoe. Even on dusty courts, you will need to wipe only very little.
5
The Sole Brothers
Not as bad as the Jordan 31, but not as good as the D Rose 8 or Kyrie 3 either.

Cushion of the Air Jordan 32

9
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
Heel and forefoot segmented Zoom Air returns and for me, this setup feels more balanced than unlocked setups in the past.
9
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
The Air Jordan XXXII’s cushion is still money and the impact protection is excellent.
9
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
Low to the ground feeling, bouncy but still responsive with good impact protection. I absolutely love it.
9
Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life
The cushioning is well-balanced. The midsole is a bit firm at first, but after a while the transition is fine.
8
Zac Dubasik [SoleCollector.com]
The cushioning offers more than ample impact protection, but it just didn’t feel as dynamic as those models with the carved-out bags.
8
The Sole Brothers
The cushion is very firm and responsive. Heel to toe transition is a bit clunky in the beginning. Subtle bounce and low to the ground feeling.

Material of the Air Jordan 32

10
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
I absolutely love the materials on the Air Jordan 32.
10
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
I could not have asked for better materials.
10
The Sole Brothers
This s**t is crazy. The very premium materials feel great and look amazing.
9
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
I like the upper a lot. Gives you stability but it's not bulky in any way.
8
Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life
Probably the best Flyknit that was ever put on a basketball shoe. The inside of the shoe is very soft and comfortable. Unfortunately, the heel area is very bulky and restrictive.

Support of the Air Jordan 32

9
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
Support shouldn’t be an issue. A solid outrigger, as well as an internal and external heel counter, worked well.
9
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
The support is bomb too.
9
Zac Dubasik [SoleCollector.com]
The molded collar, along with the ribbed external heel counter, give rock-solid stability. Combined with the forefoot outrigger, the shoe feels safe and secure.
9
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
Lockdown is excellent, lacing setup is a little bit tricky. Firm cushioning also helps with feeling very stable and secure.
9
The Sole Brothers
The Flyknit upper stretches a little too much for me. Ankle support is decent and lockdown is good.
8
Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life
Ankle support is very good but feels a little restrictive and bulky.

Fit of the Air Jordan 32

9
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
The shoe just felt like it was made for my foot, something I really enjoy.
9
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
My foot did not move in this shoe no matter what I did.
9
Zac Dubasik [SoleCollector.com]
The bootie style upper makes this shoe a bit hard to get on but does fit securely from the start.
9
Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life
Nice and plush feeling around your feet.
9
The Sole Brothers
After breaking them in they are very comfortable. Materials fit really nicely to your feet, no unnecessary dead space at all.
7
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
The shoe fits very snug and I felt a little bit of pressure in the heel. After time went on the felt better.

Is Outdoor Use Recommended?

good
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
Outdoor traction was good.
good
The Sole Brothers
The rubber is super hard and thick, so outdoor use should be good.
no
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
I do not recommend hooping outside in these — ya boy’s outsole is starting to fray.

Width of the Air Jordan 32

regularly wide
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
Wide footers, you guys will be okay going true to size as well.
slightly narrow
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
They fit really snug and there is no dead space at all.
slightly narrow
The Sole Brothers
These run pretty narrow.

Size of the Air Jordan 32

½ size large
The Sole Brothers
Maybe you want to go down half a size.
true to size
Another Pair [weartesters.com]
True to size.
true to size
MR FOAMER SIMPSON
Very snug, but I wouldn't recommend sizing up.
true to size
Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life
A little snug in the beginning, but true to size is the way to go.

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