Basketball fans often have one word to say about Chris Paul’s performance on court: electrifying. His speed and amazing footwork helped him bring his team up to new heights in its NBA career. In order to meet the needs of pro ballers like Chris Paul, Air Jordan unveiled the Jordan CP3.IX offering superior striking control.
Color:Black/Metallic Gold-Laser Orange-Infrared 23
Style Code: 810868-012
Release Date:November 4,2015
Jordan CP3.IX highlights Chris Paul’s signature and performance with its construction and material. Available in two colorways, the new sneakers set definitely captured the eyes of many Jordan fans upon reading them on sneaker news.
The colorways are called “Yellow Dragon” and “Emerald” with special Chinese elements. Both pairs have the Chinese character for “family” inscribed on the outsole. This symbol is placed to show the player’s closeness to his family. The outsole also has the chevron symbol, which is found on all Chris Pauls, to remember and honor his grandfather.
“Emerald” is a combination of electric green and black while “Yellow Dragon” is available in mustard-like yellow color that will definitely stand out on court.
“Yellow Dragon” has special features that make it stand out. One is the embroidered dragon icon bearing the same color on the pull tab that represents Chris Paul’s movement while in action. It also symbolizes the dragon dance performed during Chinese New Year. The dragon also signifies Chris Paul’s intelligent play that has made him popular in the league.
Jordan CP3.IX offers an array of performance-focused features. It has weblacing that supports lateral support, keeping the sneakers in place while doing those quick on-court moves. The Zoom Air Unit is a nine-chambered air bag serving as cushion for players. This responsive features allow players to feel comfortable while they are playing, regardless of how quick their moves are on court. The rubber wraps found along the outsole provide an improved traction for quick stops during a game.
Price and Release Date
Jordan CP3.IX has two Jordan release dates. Both colorways graced China first on October 1, simultaneously with Emerald’s release in North America. Global release for Emerald is scheduled on November 1. The price tag for each pair is $130.
Without a doubt, Air Jordan once again made an innovative pair of sneakers that high performing players need during hot on-court events. Watch out for other news about Jordan CP3.IX and learn where these pairs dropped or if updates will be reported for their releases.