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The smoke has settled and the dust has finally cleared. The new Jordan XX9 was unveiled today by Jordan Brand and has a plethora of great new tech enhancements and features but we'll leave that to the more formal release information from the press conference. One of the more exciting parts of the shoe will bewhen and where the XX9 makes its formal debut on an NBA court. There are a few potential players that could debut the shoe from Russell Westbrook to Kawhi Leonard. It also wouldn't be shocking to see Ray Allen in the new release very soon. Here are 5 NBA Players We Expect To See Play in the Jordan XX9.

Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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No. 5 - Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo originally signed with the Jordan Brand after being drafted by the Orlando Magic with the second pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Oladipo is still learning what his role is after an impressive rookie season but he's proven that he belongs. He's already a solid defender and while he still has room to grow on offense, he has a ton of potential. Oladipo wore the Jordan Prime.Fly and the XX8 SE throughout the season and is an easy shoe-in to wear the XX9 during the beginning of the 2014-15 NBA season.

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No. 4 - Ray Allen

The wily NBA vet Ray Allen has worn practically every Jordan Brand sneaker ever. It's only fitting for him to don a pair of the new Jordan XX9 some time very soon. Allen's known to move very well off the ball and off of screens. When he's playing, he needs a shoe that can handle the mileage that comes with his constant movement to get himself open for his picture-perfect three-point shot.

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No. 3 - Monta Ellis

Monta Ellis is one of the best when it comes to attacking the rim on a constant basis. He's also well known for constantly impressing with great Jordan choices every game. He wears everything from the best retros to the latest models from the Jordan Brand. From a performance standpoint, this could be a great fit for Ellis who's a major force with quickness, speed, and athleticism.

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No. 2 - Kawhi Leonard

One of the latest additions to the Jordan Brand, Kawhi Leonard is sure to wear the XX9 after rolling with the XX8 SE for the majority of the 2013-14 NBA season. Leonard had a solid individual season for the San Antonio Spurs who finished wit the best record in the NBA. Leonard is a dominant force on the defensive end with long arms and quick feet. He also has improved his offensive game with a developing jump shot. To check the best offensive players in the NBA, Leonard needs the support and perfect fit to contain them on defense.

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No. 1 - Russell Westbrook

The clear-cut number one option for the Jordan XX9 has to be Russell Westbrook. The former All-Star is coming back from knee injuries but seems to be back to normal. Westbrook is known for constantly attacking opposing defenses and needs the proper fit and design to help him combat opponents. The evolved Flight Plate coupled with the first-ever performance-woven upper is sure to help Westbrook continue his monster forays to the rim as well as provide stability when he needs it the most.

Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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