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Jordan Why Not Zero.1

Released 1/2018, Mid Top, Russell Westbrook, 
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8.7
EXPERT RATING
9 reviews
8.4
USER RATING
4 ratings
Comfortable full-length Zoom Air cushioning

Best Suitable For:

Best for explosive and powerful players

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Category Performance Ratings:

Expert Ratings
User Ratings
Traction
8.3
Cushion
9.3
Materials
8.0
Support
9.1
Fit
8.8
Outdoor
10%

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Sizing:
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Width:
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wide
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Jordan Why Not Zero.1 Review

Pros:
Amazing Cushion
Great Support
Cons:
Very heavy

Performance of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Russel Westbrook's first signature sneaker is a hit with shoe reviewers. The full-length Zoom cushioning, usually reserved for much more expensive shoes, is responsive, comfortable and offers great impact protection for explosive players. The fit and support work very well and give you the stability needed for quick moves. Traction is great on clean courts but you will need to wipe a lot on dustier courts. At only $125, this is a great first release for Russel Westbrooks signature line and offers amazing bang for the buck.
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Expert Reviews of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Expert Rating: 8.7 (ranks #62 of 205)
10 - Amazing
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9 - Great
6
8 - Good
2
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
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I didn’t expect the shoe to perform this well, but damn! Solid traction, great cushioning, great fit and lockdown, support was on point.
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9.4
January 23, 2018
The full-length zoom setup is worth the $125 alone. A great big-man shoe as the cushion is amazing!
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What a fantastic shoe this is. I’m not a fan of Russell Westbrook, but man, do I love playing in his shoe.
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9.1
If you are looking for great fit and support, great cushioning, and (almost) great traction, you have got to check this shoe out!
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8.8
To me, this will be one of the top performance sneakers of 2018. Full-length zoom at $125 - you can't beat that!
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8.6
February 26, 2018
The Why Not Zero.1 is a very nice start for Westbrook’s signature line from a performance standpoint.
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8.1
October 8, 2018
I really enjoyed the full-length cushioning, and the support and lockdown. Overall, I'd wish this shoe was a little less bulky.
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8.0
January 21, 2018
The cushion is great, but the lacking traction and the uncomfortable strap hold back what could have been a top performer. I am a bit disappointed by Russel Westbrooks first signature sneaker.
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7.2
March 25, 2018
The Why Not Zero.1 is a good first edition of Russell Westbrooks signature line. Full-length Zoom is very nice, but materials could be a lot more comfortable.
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User Reviews of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

User Rating: 8.4 (ranks #134 of 205)
10 - Amazing
0
9 - Great
2
8 - Good
1
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
8.4
November 24, 2021
The biggest downside of the shoe is the weight. The traction is pretty good, cushion is soft.
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8.8
January 22, 2022
User didn't add a summary.
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7.4
February 28, 2022
User didn't add a summary.
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9.0
April 19, 2022
User didn't add a summary.
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Traction of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Expert Traction Rating: 8.3 (ranks #130 of 205)
User Traction Rating: 8.3 (ranks #133 of 205)
10 - Amazing
0
9 - Great
6
8 - Good
5
7 - Average
2
6 - Subpar
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5 - Poor
0
If I had to sum up the traction in one word I’d say it was fire.
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8.0
January 23, 2018
Not the craziest bite on clean courts - but even on very dusty courts, I wouldn't slide out.
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If you hoop indoors then you should be very satisfied.
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9.0
When clean and the court is workable, you’re straight Gorilla Glue.
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8.0
Traction is inconsistent depending on the floor. Works well on clean courts but on dusty courts you need to wipe a lot.
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9.0
February 26, 2018
Even on the worst floor I play on, I never slipped.
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7.5
October 8, 2018
Traction is okay, as long as the court is clean or well-maintained.
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8.0
January 21, 2018
On a dusty court you will need to wipe a lot!
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7.0
March 25, 2018
The traction works well, but you will need to wipe occasionally on dusty courts.
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Cushion of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Expert Cushion Rating: 9.3 (ranks #29 of 205)
User Cushion Rating: 8.3 (ranks #112 of 205)
10 - Amazing
4
9 - Great
6
8 - Good
2
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
10.0
This full-length Zoom setup felt absolutely perfect.
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10.0
January 23, 2018
This is the best cushioning setup out there!
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This setup felt awesome — especially in the forefoot.
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9.5
You get a responsive rocket ride that is low enough for quick guards and won’t hurt when you land.
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10.0
Full-length zoom is my favourite cushioning setup. This shoe is super explosive, responsive and comfortable.
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8.0
February 26, 2018
Bottom-loaded Zoom under a big junk of Phylon. I like the quick setup but it would be a lot more fun if they felt Zoomier underfoot.
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9.0
October 8, 2018
The full-length Zoom cushioning is the best feature of the shoe.
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9.0
January 21, 2018
Full-length zoom is a nice combination of court feel, responsiveness, and impact protection!
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9.0
March 25, 2018
The full-length cushioning is awesome!
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Materials of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Expert Materials Rating: 8.0 (ranks #152 of 205)
User Materials Rating: 8.0 (ranks #139 of 205)
10 - Amazing
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9 - Great
4
8 - Good
6
7 - Average
2
6 - Subpar
1
5 - Poor
0
The materials feel soft, and there’s no pinching or plastic feel.
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9.0
January 23, 2018
Soft and thin mesh material combined with fuse.
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The shoe is definitely not premium, but it works — and works really well.
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7.0
The materials used on the Why Not Zer0.1 aren’t exactly premium.
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8.0
Light, flexible and comfortable mesh upper.
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8.0
February 26, 2018
Mesh and fuse are the primary materials on the Why Not and it works fine
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8.0
October 8, 2018
The mesh and fuse upper materials take a while to break-in but feel very durable and supportive.
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8.0
January 21, 2018
The materials don't feel very premium but they get the job done!
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6.0
March 25, 2018
The materials take a while to break-in, especially at the ankle.
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Support of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Expert Support Rating: 9.1 (ranks #11 of 205)
User Support Rating: 9.0 (ranks #61 of 205)
10 - Amazing
6
9 - Great
3
8 - Good
2
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
Crazy wide outrigger, flat base, and huge heel cup make sure that your feet are going nowhere!
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10.0
January 23, 2018
Super wide base provides great stability.
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The wide flat base promotes a ton of stability, while the bulky midsole acts as one of the gnarliest outriggers of all-time.
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10.0
Huge heel counter and outrigger provide phenomenal support without being clunky.
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9.0
Great lockdown, secure lacing system, and a massive outrigger provide great support.
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9.0
February 26, 2018
Support and stability are outstanding!
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9.0
January 21, 2018
Zero side-to-side movement or heel slippage.
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7.0
March 25, 2018
The support gets the job done!
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Fit of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Expert Fit Rating: 8.8 (ranks #49 of 205)
User Fit Rating: 8.8 (ranks #77 of 205)
10 - Amazing
5
9 - Great
3
8 - Good
3
7 - Average
2
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
The moment your foot slides into the shoe the fit just grabs you and locks you in.
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10.0
January 23, 2018
No dead space, great lockdown, and comfortable fit.
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The fit is fan-freaking-tastic.
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10.0
Once your foot is in the shoe, there is no movement at all. NONE.
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9.0
Overall, the shoe is very comfortable. The lace-lock was a little uncomfortable, but you can take it off without compromising performance.
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9.0
February 26, 2018
Overall the fit was great right out of the box aside from some lacelock pain.
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8.0
October 8, 2018
I had problems finding the right size because of the very snug feeling.
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7.0
January 21, 2018
The strap made this shoe very painful to play in and the sizing is a bit strange.
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7.0
March 25, 2018
I the beginning, the one-bootie upper is really hard to get in.
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Durability of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

User Durability Rating: 8.3 (ranks #120 of 205)
10 - Amazing
1
9 - Great
0
8 - Good
2
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0

Outdoor of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

Expert Outdoor Rating: 10.0 (ranks #156 of 205)
User Outdoor Rating: 50.0 (ranks #109 of 205)
Good (100%)
1
Fair (50%)
2
Bad (0%)
5
no
January 23, 2018
I would definitely not recommend outdoor use.
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I wouldn’t recommend the shoe for outdoors.
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no
Outside courts: don’t do it. Just don’t.
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no
The rubber is soft and narrow, so I wouldn't hoop outdoors.
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fair
March 25, 2018
You could probably take these outdoors for a while
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Width of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

very narrow
1
slightly narrow
5
regular
5
slightly wide
0
very wide
0
slightly narrow
The shoe started a bit snug.
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slightly narrow
January 23, 2018
Pretty snug fit.
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regularly wide
True to size width-wise.
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regularly wide
The width is perfect for normal to semi-wide feet.
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regularly wide
February 26, 2018
True to size for everyone except maybe narrow footers.
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very narrow
October 8, 2018
The shoe felt suffocating to me in my regular size 9.
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slightly narrow
January 21, 2018
The shoe fits really snug.
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Size of the Jordan Why Not Zero.1:

very small
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slightly small
0
true to size
5
slightly long
7
very long
0
½ size large
The shoe runs a bit long.
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½ size large
January 23, 2018
I would go down half a size.
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true to size
The Why Not Zer0.1 fit true to size for me.
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½ size large
The length is a little long.
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true to size
Runs true to size.
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½ size large
February 26, 2018
There is a teeny tiny bit of extra length but not enough for me to size down.
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½ size large
October 8, 2018
It feels a little longer than true to size.
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½ size large
January 21, 2018
The shoe runs a little long.
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