Air Jordan 3 sizing & fit

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Air Jordan 3 sizing & fit

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Michael Jordan’s third signature sneaker, the Air Jordan 3 officially debuted in 1988 and represented many firsts for Nike and Jordan. It was the first Jordans created by legendary designer Tinker Hatfield and the first model with the Jumpman logo, the visible Air units and the iconic elephant print.

In 1987, Peter Moore, the designer of the first two Air Jordans, and Nike marketing VP Rob Strasser both left Nike to start their own brand. As Michael Jordan’s contract with Nike was up for renewal, they tried to convince him to leave with them to build his own empire rather than continue relying on Nike.

At that time Tinker Hatfield was tasked with designing the next Air Jordan basketball shoe. Hatfield was young but by that time he had already proven his worth with the Air Max 1 and the Air Trainer 1. He talked to the Chicago Bulls star about what he wanted in the shoe: mid-cut length, easy to break in, soft leather, eye-catching yet sophisticated.

Interestingly, Jordan was 4 hours late for the presentation of Hatfield’s prototype as he was out playing golf with Strasser and Moore and most probably being convinced to leave Nike. When Jordan finally arrived, he didn’t seem enthusiastic. Luckily for Nike, his mood quickly changed when Hatfield unveiled they prototype. It was all Jordan had been looking for. He loved the neat look, the mid-cut length, the soft leather, the elephant skin print, and the cherry on top of it – his own logo on the tongue, the Jumpman. Jordan renewed his contract with Nike.

That 1987-1988 season was full of successes for Michael Jordan. He won the Slam Dunk contest, All Star MVP, All-Defensive First Team and Defensive Player of the Year. And all those successes saw Jordan wearing the Air Jordan 3.

Over the years, the Air Jordan 3 has been released in a multitude of colorways, but to this day the original versions continue to be the most popular ones, including “Black Cement”, “White Cement”, “Fire Red” and “True Blue”.

Air Jordan 3 sizing compared to 1516 other shoes

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Air Jordan 1 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 1 (according to 145 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 4 (according to 106 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas YEEZY Boost 350 V2 (according to 78 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 11 (according to 72 users)

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Air Jordan 3 runs half a size smaller than Nike Air Force 1 (according to 71 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 5 (according to 64 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Max 90 (according to 51 users)

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Air Jordan 3 runs half a size smaller than Air Jordan 6 (according to 41 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 12 (according to 36 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your Nike SB Dunk Low US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike SB Dunk Low (according to 34 users)

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Air Jordan 3 size = Your Nike Air Max 1 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Max 1 (according to 34 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Air Jordan 13 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 13 (according to 32 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas Ultraboost 4.0 (according to 29 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas NMD R1 (according to 28 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your adidas YEEZY Boost 700 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas YEEZY Boost 700 (according to 28 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your adidas Ultraboost 1.0 US size – 0.5

Air Jordan 3 runs half a size larger than adidas Ultraboost 1.0 (according to 27 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Nike Blazer Mid 77 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Blazer Mid 77 (according to 26 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Air Jordan 7 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 7 (according to 26 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Vans Authentic (according to 24 users)

Air Jordan 3 sizing = Your adidas Ultraboost 3.0 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas Ultraboost 3.0 (according to 23 users)

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How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your adidas YEEZY 500 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas YEEZY 500 (according to 23 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your adidas YEEZY Boost 700 V2 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas YEEZY Boost 700 V2 (according to 22 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your adidas YEEZY Boost 380 US size – 0.5

Air Jordan 3 runs half a size larger than adidas YEEZY Boost 380 (according to 21 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your Converse Chuck Taylor Core Ox US size + 0.5

Air Jordan 3 runs half a size smaller than Converse Chuck Taylor Core Ox (according to 20 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your adidas Ultraboost 2.0 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas Ultraboost 2.0 (according to 20 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your Air Jordan 14 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 14 (according to 19 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your adidas YEEZY Quantum US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas YEEZY Quantum (according to 19 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your adidas YEEZY 700 V3 US size – 0.5

Air Jordan 3 runs half a size larger than adidas YEEZY 700 V3 (according to 19 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Nike Air Max 97 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Max 97 (according to 18 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your Nike Air Max 95 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Max 95 (according to 18 users)

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Air Jordan 3 size = Your Nike Air Huarache US size – 0.5

Air Jordan 3 runs half a size larger than Nike Air Huarache (according to 18 users)

Air Jordan 3 sizing = Your Nike SB Dunk High US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike SB Dunk High (according to 17 users)

Air Jordan 3 sizing = Your adidas NMD R1 Primeknit US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas NMD R1 Primeknit (according to 17 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your Nike Air Max 720 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Max 720 (according to 16 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your Nike Air Max 270 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Max 270 (according to 16 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your Nike Dunk High US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Dunk High (according to 15 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your Air Jordan 10 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 10 (according to 14 users)

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Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 8 (according to 14 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your Nike Air Max 270 React US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Max 270 React (according to 13 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Nike Air Force 1 Mid US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Nike Air Force 1 Mid (according to 13 users)

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Air Jordan 3 sizing = Your Air Jordan 2 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 2 (according to 13 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your adidas YEEZY Powerphase US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas YEEZY Powerphase (according to 12 users)

Air Jordan 3 sizing = Your Air Jordan 1 Low US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 1 Low (according to 12 users)

Air Jordan 3 fit = Your adidas YEEZY 500 High US size – 0.5

Air Jordan 3 runs half a size larger than adidas YEEZY 500 High (according to 11 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Clarks Desert Boot US size + 1.0

Air Jordan 3 runs one size smaller than Clarks Desert Boot (according to 11 users)

Air Jordan 3 sizing = Your adidas YEEZY Boost 700 MNVN US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas YEEZY Boost 700 MNVN (according to 11 users)

Air Jordan 3 size = Your adidas Superstar US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like adidas Superstar (according to 11 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Air Jordan 9 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 9 (according to 10 users)

How Air Jordan 3 fit: Your Air Jordan 23 US size

Air Jordan 3 fits exactly like Air Jordan 23 (according to 10 users)

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