Joining the Nike Basketball NCAA March Madness Collection, which includes the Nike PG 2 and Kobe AD, is the Nike Kyrie 4. So is it will be popular ?Low profile cushion, non-existing impact protection, paper lightness & killer traction – that‘s the Kyrie line. But then the Kyrie 4 new colorway comes in, and hell yeah it‘s different.Compare with other colorway , is it look a little fresh ?
Its colorful marble-like rubber outsole, a White upper with textile overlays. An iridescent Nike Swoosh logo, Black speckled midsole and 3M Reflective tongue tab completes the design.
For the traction : it is a multi-directional herringbone , that is what my favorite ，I love this pattern that it is will help me a lot in the inside court ， but for the outside court , I dont think it is good, these god damn dirty courts will get you wiping them outsoles whenever it’s possible. But if you keep them nice & debris-free they will deliver some good ass grip both on the inside and outside. Although the outsoles started off a bit slick the first couple of nights . and also the grip is nice in the clear court.Maybe the last Kyrie will be better then Kyrie 4 .
For the cushioning : The Kyrie 4 design is based on Irvine’s
Request for better cushioning and more rapid transient redirecting
The traction design of the outsole clearly fulfills
Improved grip performance and responsiveness in disguised form
Provide seamless transition effects .The heel still features a Zoom Air unit, that I felt was unnecessary for the most part as I tend to stay off my heels. However, if you happen to use your heel then coverage from the Zoom unit is there.All of a sudden the Kyrie line takes a drastic turn and delivers a well-balanced tooling with Zoom Air & Cushlon in charge. AndIt‘s not eventually something on a same level as BOUNCE, It will help a lot . It‘s definitely an enormous step further what we had.
The midsole is still on the thin side (at the forefoot) so the bounce-back that Cushlon usually offers is minimized, but much like adidas’ Bounce, this setup proved to be a well balanced offering of cushioning and court feel.
The materials followed the last material . Engineered mesh is featured at the forefoot and that provides you with a lightweight material that requires hardly any break-in time,that is amazing, especially for the summer, it can bring the ventilation , and Nylon is glued to the underside which restricts all of the air flow, but in turn it strengthens the material.So it is worth this price.While on the heel area there‘s a small synthetic leather panel to spice things up even further, then we can feel the supporting well.
However some buyer said the traction will be part，they said the traction it is too soft ， if you played outside , it will be broken soon after some combat game .
For the fit ，It is true size , but for the wide footer should be aware of that narrow fit. Make sure you try them in store if possible. For anyone else I would suggest going true to size.
Overall , the Nike Kyrie 4 performer is great , the nice cushioning and material , the true size , but for the traction ,some one said it will soft but for some one , it will be better ,the feeling court is a little like Adidas boost.also the adequate support , all of comes at a “team” friendly price point of $120. Dont missed it .