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Four Things You Should Know About Jimmy Butler’s Favored Jordan Supreme Elevation

Jimmy Butler first saw the Jordan Supreme Elevation in late 2018. Since then, the shoe has been the Sixer star's on-court go-to. The shoe, like the player, is no doubt enigmatic. No fear, here's what you need to know. 

1. It's a Greater China exclusive

The Jordan Supreme Elevation is available exclusively through NIKE, Inc., channels in China

2. It has game shoe DNA

With a Flyknit upper (inspired by the Air Jordan 32, Butler’s favorite low), the Jordan Supreme Elevation is the lightest in the Jordan Brand line — even with the forefoot and ankle strap.

3. It's crazy responsive

To up the shoe's performance and aesthetic ante, two large visible heel Zoom Air bags are employed. One is in the logical place (the heel), the other was flipped around and placed into the forefoot. The result: It's the most responsive shoe in the line.

4. It highlights Butler's go-against-the-grain attitude

From odes to villains to celebrations of his alma matter, Marquette, Butler's Jordan Supreme Elevation colorways have given the shoe a near-signature feel that has added to the silhouette's mystery.