Much like most of America, the start of January had Russell thinking “new year, new me.” In this case, that translated to his first performance basketball sneaker, the Jordan Why Not Zer0.1. Initial reactions to the shoe matched reactions to Westbrook’s wardrobe; that looks a bit weird. The shoe looks to take aesthetic cues from one of the most disliked shoes in the Jordan line, the Jordan 15, particularly with the embellished heel area.
The upper consists of a fused plastic material, which makes sense for the relatively low $125 price point. With that said, the cushioning is seen in shoes with almost double the price, with full-length Zoom Air similar to that of the Jordan XXXI in the sole. This time around, the Zoom unit does not protrude outside the sole and lays flat on the ground.
The story the Brodie’s 2017-18 season was like the last, as Russell notched endless triple-doubles including the 100th of his career against the Hawks. Russ finished the regular season averaging 25.4 points, 10.4 assists, and 10.1 rebounds a game.
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