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Notice the uneven waffle look along the stitch line. The Defining Moment January Throughout most of the s, the scarcity of the Air Jordan 11 deemed it one of the most coveted sneakers on the planet.

Why Are People Boycotting Nike? The inside part of the tongue should have a tag printed with information; including size, country of manufacture and the SKU Stock Keeping Unit or serial number.

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An authentic pair will return to the original shape quickly when pressed in. As you can see in the real one, the tongue height, after the cut out, is very close to the top of the shoe.

Notice on the real one, the jumpman's hand looks much flatter and the fingers are uniform. The ridges and patterns on the soles should be uniform and evenly spaced.

However, this does not mean that all discounted Nikes are fakes. However, if you see one with the jumpman, it doesn't mean the shoes are real. If you see one with "NIKE", it's definitely fake.

What Does Nike Stand for?

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Derek Anderson and his finely chiseled goatee was one of the players who were blessed with Player Exclusives, and during the season he rocked a low-top version of the sneaker. Inspect the Logo and Small Details Other telltale signs of imitations can be seen on the small details of the shoe.

Counterfeiters try to imitate these boxes but lack the essential prints on the side.

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