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Nike Kyrie 4 Mamba Mentality Perfomrmance Review

The new colorway released,if you are a fan of Irving , you must will buy one,so what is the difference compare with last version ?

It is different from  others colorway.Inspired by the classic Kobe 5 Prelude, the shoe features a mint green outsole and black upper adorned with all the details and unique patterns that made the “Prelude” Kobe 5 so popular when it released.

Here is the close look for the shoes.Maybe someone will like it ,but for others, maybe they dont like the  new design .Usually theNIKE’s LOGO is embroidered, this Mamba  LOGO is printed up, look at the protruding style, similar to the patch, but feels the lack of touching .

For the logo design , it is textured gold metal bulges, but the red and blue around the outside, people can not put it down, personally I  like it very much.


Here is the details as below : the logo of heel also amazing. ,the purple color with the multi color , it is look fashion.

For the material, seems it is followed the last version ,it is used the engineered mesh glued to fuse or nylon. Nike said that this stuff is breathable. But with the nylon backing on the mesh,  seems the ventilation is just so so .especial for the  hot whether , it is not good.

This time it  abandon the suede material compare with the last version ,I dont know whether it is good or not.

Then the  heel of shoes used the rubber panel  , it is nice and support a lot .Prices on these shoes are still ridiculous even with basketball market sales dropping over the past couple of years.  it is still higher .

For the traction : it is followed the last version– “cracked iPhone screen.”

Actually,  this kind of traction will be easy keep .it  easy to broke up.Before the break in you will be doing some slipping and sliding to the point where it will make you mad at times. It is used XDR rubber, so this type of coverage worked really well on a variety of courts and conditions. I still feel that the the past two Kyrie models offered a bit more bite than the Kyrie 4, for this one , it is seems a little updating .

For the supporting ,it improved ,the rubber outsole’s exaggerated “teeth” which wrap up and around the forefoot to stabilize the Cushlon a bit while also slightly caging the forefoot.maybe the panel of the heel ,I can felt more supporting , tt isn’t quite as strong as something like external TPU or carbon fiber, but it more than gets the job done and ensures your heel remains atop the footbed without sliding over.I also feel heavier players may even enjoy this setup

For the cushioning : It can be clearly seen that the cushlon of the hind has been a little deformation,coupled with the role of ZOOM. For those of us who are slightly overweight and have injuries to their knees , it is barely enough!

For the part of Zoom Air unit,maybe you can not feel it is exist , but actually it work when you played .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 which setup proved to be a well balanced offering of cushioning and court feel.

Objectively speaking, because Irving’s style needs quick start and disguise, the forehand will certainly not have too much cushioning, otherwise it will feel dragging, but for us, it is best for our weighted golfers. It will take more rest and rest, or it would be inevitable if you were too tired and uncomfortable knee injury.

The Kyrie 4 comes equipped with an internal heel counter that does a good job of cradling the heel and keeping it secure.

As the material of shoes upper, there is no difference between basic and starting shoes. For me, the most comfortable feeling for this shoe is  midsole part , my  knees have been injured , so the  midsole and protection of shoes is important for me .  This kind of cotton-like parcel brings will allow you to rest assured,also it can protect you well.

Overall, It is a new and good shoes . I’ve loved aspects of the past models, especially the traction, but the brick-like Phylon has been anything but forgiving.  Compare with the  Curry 4’s foam midsole is more forgiving than the Phylon used on past Kyries. dont missed it