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Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit Performance Review

Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit has been released 18 years since 2008.

Hyperdunk  has always given the impression of “constantly innovating and walking in the forefront of Nike technology”. From 2008 to 2012, Hyperdunk experienced  more times, and then become a series we talk about .

After Leo Chang accepted the banner of Hyperdunk, each generation of Hyperdunk was full of imagination at the beginning of the sale. From the 2015 “market collapse”, 2016 “surprises”, and to now , we finally have the opportunity to experience React’s “true feeling”, Today we are talking the  Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit .

 

For the support ,The support comes directly from the fit, and the fit was wonderful once fully broken in. The Flyknit wrapping your foot, internal heel counter, and ankle pillows provide balance and stability. It did the excellent for  supporting .React just didn’t work well for my style of play.

For traction ,The outsole traction pattern was created by data-informed pressure maps of feet in the Nike Sports Research Lab.The bottom of the shoe has used XDR technology, so that the wear resistance has been guaranteed, and the new bottom line also improve grip .Swoosh created a traction pattern that manipulated the foot’s impact and movement to ensure a supportive base that is fine tuned for areas that require traction the most.

I’d say that the Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit’s traction definitely  amazing and fit , Of course, some wiping was necessary on dusty courts, but I didn’t skip a beat from either going end to end on-court or having to defensively slide in transition to cover on defense. For the tongue ,  it is convenient to wear it .but it is not very well for playing .I feel something in the shoes , I dont like this feeling .

For  cushioning ,The React foam takes time to break-in.  The react is did excellent job . In fact, React is not like the  Lunarlon. Is it better than Zoom Air? Is it like Bounce? Is it better than Boost? a lot of people will confused  for these questions before Hyperdunk released . Actually the  React does not seem so easy .

the heat from my feet molded the foam when I playing within two hours .  the foam will be felt — but not by much. Without the Ortholite insole the cushion itself would feel far too firm.

“To be the first to wear the latest Hyperdunk means the world to me, we’re talking about Nike Basketball here, the biggest athletes in the world and being the first one to actually try this new technology is amazing. Mom, I made it. When you’re talking about Nike, you’re talking things that last for decades,” says Green. “This shoe is lightweight, it has a resilience in it. It has the bounce so it keeps me sprinting and moving around just like I want to.”

REACT cushioning actually did  it job well . this new technology  is great .

The grip of the shoe is closely related to the texture of the outsole and the material. the XDR  can be excellent on the ground, and there will be amazing on the wet tiled floor.

For material ,the upper is constructed entirely of Flyknit and it’s super comfortable around the foot. From the reinforced toebox with nylon yarns to the modified stretch tongue, Flyknit on a basketball shoe has really come a long way.The Swoosh is always innovating, so I wouldn’t call it a failure, but it’s an evolved version of Lunar in my opinion.Because of XDR’s material , the durability is great .The materials made the Hyperdunk 2017 come to life and it showcases one of the best builds on the market today.

Because of the lining inside , we are less optimistic about the permeability of shoes. However, because some tongue is set up sufficient permeable zone, the permeability in the upper part have a great excellent permeable . Plus the upper itself is thin, But in  summer  I still feeling  obvious stuffy foot feeling.

The weighs 395 grams (44.5 yards) of Hyperdunk 2017 FK with the same size Hyperdunk 2016 FK (422 grams) light of nearly 30 grams, and Super.Fly 2017 (412 grams) compared to others are light of nearly 20 grams. While both the upper support and anti torsion, Hyperdunk 2017 FK advantage is obviously, May  it is the reason why i still want to try  the Hyperdunk 2017 FK after cancel the  ZOOM .

 

 

Overall – The Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 is by far one of the most solid shoes I’ve played . it is excellent  sneakers .

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Air Jordan XXX2 Release Date Information

There is a exciting news !!!

Today we get more information regarding the Jordan 32 released date . At the moment early rumors have the Jordan 32 making its debut in January 2018 .

We are excited to see if Russell Westbrook testing  Jordan 32 .He  is making sure that the Air Jordan 32 will fit his playing style on court.

So far we get three confirmed colorways of the Air Jordan 32 which includes Pure Platinum and Hyper Royal, Black, Metallic Silver and Multicolor along with Black, White, Wolf Grey and University Red.Air Jordan XXX2 Colorways

Air Jordan XXX2 Colorways

Air Jordan XXX2

Pure Platinum/Hyper Royal
January 2018
AA1253-007
$185

Air Jordan XXX2
Black/Metallic Silver/Multi-Color
April 2018
AA1253-003
$185

Air Jordan XXX2
Black/White/Wolf Grey/University Red
February 2018
AA1253-002
$185

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Air Jordan 13 Low ‘Chutney’ Performance Review

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Jordan Brand says that the Jordan 13 Low Chutney represents a lifestyle influence on basketball  and sneaker world that was started by Jordan with the Air Jordan 9.  The  Air Jordan 13 released back in 1998, the ‘Chutney’ is a classic sneaker till now . While a model that is popular amongst the sneaker collecting community, during it’s initial launch sat and actually was marked down.In the long history of basketball sneakers , there are many classic models that fascinate us.Still for many, this pair has been what some would call a grail.

 

 

The shoe features a Black leather and suede upper with Chutney detailing on the side panels, inner liner, outsole, and the Jumpman logo on the tongue.

There is  a gold Jumpman logo by the ankle to finish things off.   

For cushioning : I was surprised by the cushioning , it is amazing . Heel and forefoot Zoom Air cushion. It’s responsive, resilient and comfortable.it is Still utilized the PHYLON foam , forefoot more paste, the venue is also more obvious sense. Combat in the palm will pay more attention to cushioning performance, forefather is more concerned about the start effect, so the use of the back of the Zoom Air compared to the more solid, cushioning effect should be even better.

For traction :It just wasn’t as awesome as I remembered it being with the Original and first round Retro releases.But because of the bottom line that improve the grip .For me , it is just not bad ,maybe I am not the career of basketball player .But there is one disadvantage that the material is soft ,so the durability is not good .After nearly a week’s worth of playing, the traction was not well .

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Air Jordan 13 Low “Pure Platinum” Performance Review

Sporting a white leather upper and pure platinum synthetic suede, this is another release perfect for the summer season.It is already in my shopping list before released in this year .

Air Jordan 13 Low takes on a simple look with a white tumbled leather taking care of most of the upper and Pure Platinum making its way onto the suede mudguard, ankle, midsole, inner liner, portions of the outsole

Shoelace system is very characteristic of the times, shoelaces as the strap along the side of the shoe body has been extended to the insoles below, similar to the Flywire  technology.

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There is a logo -Jordan  between the tongue and upper

 

the Jumpman on the tongue

there have the suede leather between the midsole and  outsole

 

 

there are 3M with jumpmen  on the bottom .

Now we will talking about the difference of ”Black Cat ” and ” Pure Platinum ” as below  :

For material : “Black Cat” utilized  a black suede material, because of the black color  ,so it is easy to keep clean .”Pure Platinum” is a white suede leather, it is a little hard compare with black cat .

The bigger difference is the logo on the side , which one do you like it ?

 

Overall ,it is worth to buy . the excellent grip and good look .

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Air Jordan 12 Chinese New Year Performance Review

The Air Jordan XII is the twelfth Air Jordan sneaker and released in 1996. It was designed by Tinker Hatfield and the design was inspired by the ‘Rising Sun’ of Japan. The most memorable Air Jordan XII is the ‘Flu Game’ Black/Red colorway, which Michael wore during the 1997 NBA Finals while having the flu.  Brand is celebrating the Chinese New Year in style with two upcoming renditions of the Air Jordan 12.

Today we are talking the Air Jordan 12 Chinese New Year .

For the box, it is nothing special but there is a logo “贰拾” traditional Chinese characters

The shoebox is delicacy , with the side of the shoe marked with red lettering, which Chinese celebrating color . and there is metallic ring around the shoe box which painted .The shoebox is amazing for the Chinese year .

“quality inspired by the greatest player ever” in the inner box showed the special Jordan history 

Air Jordan 12 Chinese New Year  premium Bamboo details, a cross-hatched textured mudguard, and premium 3M reflective details.

Jumpman and Logo are used to buckle bamboo pattern, which Chinese elements.

The tongue of the “贰拾” in the most eye-catching way to reveal their identity

Although there is no gold color, but wood color are  more  texture, and the lines are clear.

The black leather on both sides of the shoe is made of traditional Chinese bamboo strips
Seems the texture is amazing .

For traction , it utilized Crystal bottom, and we can see the bottom line are  following traditional Chinese bamboo strips weaving lines .

 

The Air Jordan 12’s metallic lace eyelets and midsole accents are replaced here with real bamboo to match the Air Jordan 31 that coincides with this retro release. The men’s pair takes on a Taxi-like appearance with a white upper contrasted by a texturized black mudguard, heel, and lining. The carbon fiber remains on the outsole in a Taxi-esque yellow

Black while Chinese characters celebrating the Year of the Rooster appear on the tongue.

The girl’s pair takes a different approach as an off-white upper features accents of Orewood Brown to make that Varsity Red lining truly pop.

Overall ,Air Jordan 12 Chinese New Year  is worth to buy for celebrate Chinese year .The design is amazing , especially the quality is as always . 

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Air Jordan 5 Retro Performance Review

In 2016 ,Olympic Pack using the Air Jordan 5 as three model. There are three model as attached .But today we are talking the Bronze one .

A bronze medal in basketball at the Olympics isn’t something that was celebrated by the United States when it happened back in 2004, but it did set the tone for the 2008 and 2012 squads to represent the country in dominant fashion as to make sure it would never happen again.It combining an Obsidian, White, Metallic Red Bronze and Bright Grape color scheme. Obsidian Blue covers most of the uppers while bronze wraps the heel, lands on the tongue and flames. This is what my favorite so far .

I remember that these sneaker already in my mind when I was a kid .Maybe you too.

 

For the boxes , it is inspired by the fighter.

 

It is featuring a near-iridescent Obsidian upper, White midsole, icy blue outsole, and, of course, Metallic Red Bronze accents throughout.

The whole pair of shoes are neatly lined, and there is no obvious overflow. The workmanship is very delicacy

A flying indigo embroidery with a  heel

 

Shoelace controllers are also used for the first time in this generation to avoid repeated loosening of  lace system . The white part of the plastic module and the bronze buckle have JUMPMAN LOGO

The outer part of the midsole is marked by flame lines

The outsole with a translucent blue crystal white midsole cushioning rubber collocation

The deeper herringbone lines increase the grip . 

the air cushion can be seen at the inner bottom

A large area of plastic mesh material on the vamp essentially extends the design of the Air Jordan 4 to enhance breathability and reduce the weight of the shoes

 

 

There are the more details as below :

AIR JORDAN logo  in the tongue

Air Jordan 5 Bronze image  copper tongue of “JUMPMAN” logo

The dazzling trapeze embroidery in the tongue

 

 

 

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Nike Zoom KD 9 Elite ‘Flip the Switch’ Review

I remember the old days in my college in 2010 which basketball memory .I have been a fan for Durant , Nike had a training activity in that summer .So luck that I met the Durant .He is so patience and humility . That was impression by people in present .

Today we are talking about Nike Zoom KD 9 Elite ‘Flip the Switch’ , Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors last  season which had lead to see his signature shoe in GSW color schemes.

Nike Zoom KD 9 Elite ‘Flip the Switch’features a Black, Tour Yellow and Blue Fury color combination which has a Golden State Warriors feel. Using a Dark shades across the Flyknit base, we have Black which gradients to Tour Yelloe and back to Black on the midsole. there are more picture as below : 

SWOOSH logo on the shoe was designed with a hook. It was said that the design was inspired by the tube of neon light.

There is a signature of Durant –’Kevin Durant’.

Nike re-worked the Flyknit upper to make it a little more true to what we see on popular Nike running models (like the Flyknit Racer) with a more pliable and forgiving knit construction.

 

For Cushioning

The full-length articulated Max Zoom Air setup in the KD 9 .

It is  most versatile cushion setups on the market today because every player of any play style can find something they like about it. The full length design show more stronger , player can feel clearly out of shape  when jump to fall .

The forefeet is thin compare with another shoes .

For Traction

The overall traction experience is pretty consistent, despite this colorway using a translucent rubber outsole

The bottom of hexagon sole lines provide grip in all directions .We can do what we want .though a lot of people dont like the linked-tube .

Some people will said that the rubber outsole is not very durable ,but I  played in the dusty court two hours . It is do the job well .There is no  in the damage in bottom .maybe it is need more time to test .

The midfoot area is where the Flyknit material really starts to come into its own as it’s a fully breathable zone that is as true as Flyknit is going to get. However, the toebox uses a tighter knit and feels a little stiffer than the rest of the upper.The Flyknit material is more breathability .

For supporting , The lack of an extended lateral outrigger also caused some problems because my foot would roll over itself on hard cuts and aggressive jab steps , maybe it is will do better for next one ,that is what I expect .

For fit : It is true size , but I had to go down half a size to compensate for the extremely long fit and by doing so the width became uncomfortably narrow. 

Overall ,it is worth to buy .The traction, cushion and materials all bring out the best of Nike’s technology, and the KD 9 Elites best feature is that it’s a shoe that can provide high level performance for all players and play styles.

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The Nike LeBron 14 “Bred” Performance Review

NBA final was over , but everyone remember it  till now .Though James had not won the  champion , especially saw his opponents are more stronger then his ,maybe he have something in his mind .He will struggle again for the next year . Battled fellow Nike Basketball athlete Paul George in a number of memorable performances throughout the first round of NBA final, he performance well .

Today we are talking about the it

It is nothing special for the box

  

Nike LeBron 14 “Bred” slated to hit retailers on May 19th for $175. The LeBron 14 Bred features an all black construction with underlying red mesh peeking through while a matching red Swoosh outline hits that midfoot strap overlay.

The first thing I wanted was a different color, but it wasn’t available, I waited a long time till I got it in luck day .I’m sure someone will ask me why choose others . The reason why  is that  James is my favorite basketball superstar. I bought  a lot of sports equipment to support him. I like the colorlway of shoes very much . They will look very gorgeous when you look carefully. If there are full marks of 10 scares , I can give 9 scores.

Most of the shoe comes in a Black colorway, while the Red is used as the accent color which can be found on the branding, most noticeably on the outline of the Swoosh branding.

 

Black is seen on the laces, pull tabs, strap and lining, they are match each other 

the icy translucent outsole gives the shoe a nice finishing touch.

 

There are show the new number of James 

maybe I took it not very clear .

there are a number 330 

the details are surprised me 

For cushioning  :The Nike LeBron 14 “Bred” still utilized  the  Zoom Air  in cushioning, and this time it is used a large air zoom for improving the grip . But after all it is mot compare with the zoom of  Adidas’s boost that  soft and bounce  on the foot , but  it is also a comfort if you wear a long time .I can give 8 scores  for cushioning.Addition it used crystal traction , which  a very good-looking,  but it is not easy to keep as usually .I will give it 6 scores

 

Overall ,As a fan of James ,I will support him , I hope that he will get the champion next season .

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Jordan Super.Fly 2017 Performance Review

NBA came to the offseason, more and more people are pay attention to basketball sneakers.  With basketball stars advertising, the major brands have also been released new boots, and the NIKE also never loss this chance. Nike will release the new cushioning technology REACT— Jordan Super.Fly 2017. The launch colorway featured a mixture of premium materials alongside more modern materials whereas this particular colorway is modern all the way. This color is very popular for this summer.

Nike Basketball also looked to the past with a classic 1980s silhouette design flipped through the use of breathable and flexible Flyknit.

Nike Basketball and Jordan Brand are joining in on the changing of the guard with the introduction of REACT.  “This shoe is lightweight, it has a resilience in it. It has the bounce for sprinting and moving around just like I want to,” Draymond said after a strong defensive performance in the Finals. So the first changing is lightweight for Jordan Super.Fly 2017 ,then Bounce and durability also the highlight of Super.Fly 2017.I believed that you already want to try this new technology whatever the advertising or new technology . At this time, we have a performance review with REACT — Super.Fly 2017

The whole sneaker design is simple which mosaic by vamp, it utilized the mash material which more soft and comfortable. The upper material is a little thick which improve the durable of the parts of heel.

The lace system utilized Flyknit that a similar band width through the eye line, that is can improve the lockdaown when playing , it is not easy to loose especially running .

There is a specail design for the lace system : ’23’ LOGO on the lace

The toe parts have  no special material to improve protection, and also have  not have any anti rollover reinforcement, because the material with composite mesh surface, but not FUSE material to increase the supporting . maybe it is up to the colorway of  SUPERFLY6 .

For the traction : It is utilized the XDR outsole in the bottom , that is can improve the grip. We can not see clear the performance or technology of the bottom. but the bottom line adopted biological wave line which  not bad for grip.

“Every basketball player relies on footwork. Our shoes need to be effective for all moves on the court,” said David Creech, Jordan VP of Design. “The physical realities of the game drive our pursuit of innovation. When this is combined with the soul of the brand, the Jordan DNA, we create the future of the sport — a blend of our heritage and our unwavering obsession with basketball.”

Yes  ,Nike just do it ,  now Nike release the new technology Jordan Super.Fly 2017 , it is not only meet the player required that all moves to be effective on the court , but also great cushioning .

Now we are talking cushioning :

There is a picture from Fastpass website , it is clear show the structure of Jordan Super.Fly 2017.

In order to facilitate the description, the REACT material, midsole material and outsole are marked with different colors.

Yellow: REACT material
Green: Midsole material
Purple with blue: outsole material

Through the deconstruction diagram, you can clearly see REACT material layer which above the midsole materail, and the  support plate exists between the midsole material and the REACT material layer .

The REACT material is a little soft compare with the Midsole material as below :

 

REACT’s multidirectional traction pattern that allowed for explosive return of energy and cushioning all at once.

Jordan Super.Fly 6 VS Jordan Super.Fly 5

In the upper part of SF5 and SF6 boots  almost as the same height .  Boots seem to be protective slightly weak because of the soft midsole in SF5. sf6  upper material is more than SF5  ,it is more stiff then SF5 .

Forefoot of 5  adopts feedback sector ZOOM , although it not the cushioning technology  of the heel , but can be said that the performance is great and comfortable ,SF6 utilized REACT, with OTHLATE.  the cushioning is excellent inside.   

There is still a small sponge pad setting for lockdown ankle, but this sponge filling amount is not particularly thick, compared to others , It is  just so so . because the design ofone-piece form-fit .there is not very convenient for wearing .           

There are some detail as below  :

 

Overall ,JORDAN SUPER.FLY 2017  is equipped with NIKE REACT technology, It features a one-piece form-fit upper for a natural fit. Updated ‘Flight’ branding pays tribute to the Air Jordan 4.it goes along with you.” more convenient to wear off. And I can feel comfortable and lockdown under the lace system , Excellent cushioning but a little hard for the midsole . “Right away you notice the responsiveness of Nike React,” Blake noted. “Whatever move you make.” that is worth it .

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Air Jordan 13 History Of Flight Performance Review

Michael used the XIII as his weapon of choice during his last season as a Chicago Bull, leaving behind a string of memorable OG colorways and some celebrated Retro releases in the middle of the last decade.

For as long as we’ve known, Jordan Brand is releasing the Air Jordan Air Jordan 13 History Of Flight with a pure-white colorway seize a lot of people heart .

Today we are talking about it .

If you are a enthusiast for sneaker , you must be familiar  with this sneaker , yes, it is the  Chicago  which  rememory  Carnival AIR JORDAN 25th anniversary in 2009 which tribute MJ legend of Chicago sneaker series.

While the 2009 sample edition of the Air Jordan 13 ‘History of Flight’ used the most premium of materials, the retail run will likely skip that detail on the toebox. The side panels appear to feature nice material quality and the colorway itself remains as fresh as it was in ’09. Jordan 13 History Of Flight with a White tumbled leather upper offset by the Red hits noted on the sole unit, lining and branding

We’ve never seen an XIII in a pure-white colorway like this, save the low-top version with the Chrome swoosh, although a ‘Silver Anniversary’ release of the XIII would’ve been rather popular (and a hot item for sneaker customizers).

Black  laces system , the traditional hologram on the lateral side of the ankle,  it is fashion as usually  for match colorway .

The  White midsole and the Metallic Silver Jumpman on the tongue round out the main features on the shoe. yes, the design already attraction by passerby .And it  is the same color scheme used on all the other retros from the History of Flight series ,but this is the first time one of those models releases to the public.

 

For supporting , With the classical structure with the upper is filling thick  tongue composed and  sufficient lacing system are both to improve the  supporting , although this AJXIII compared with today’s new shoes , but wrapped  is very well since I played some hours  .

For the classic shoes, The design is too complicated in that year ago.Because of shoes making process subject to craftwork which have not  complicated  upper making ,just only  filling the classical structure with the upper thick tongue and  lacing system are both to improve the supporting . although  AJ XIII  has been very good compare with that current sneakers.

For cushioning : At the beginning of the wear Air Jordan 13 ,I feel that snug because of its material soft ,especial in walking .But it is just only for walking ,if  we are running fastly , Then the sneaker will bring different experience in  our weight pressure and another force . Air Jordan 13 HOF  utilized the zoom which Nike  classic tech. The foresole  do its job well , and the midsole playing process performance well when turning and running . I played two hours in the inside court , the sneaker performance well . The midsole did excellent job ,especial when I jumped and fall . I think this is why it has been popular till now .Great and amazing design .ZOOM technology can be improved and used in Air Jordan 13 , maybe that is the reason Air Jordan 13 is a classic and popular .

 

 

 

For material , It is used premium of materials which white , it has been  always as a fantastic classic till now .

The leather is great ,but for summer , ventilation is not very well , if you are a fan , yeah ,you still like it . Side of  upper  have a 3M logo which Air Jordan 13 representative.

For traction : AJ XIII design inspiration from the cheetah, besides  LOGO 3M eye is hight for AJ 13 , in addition   herringbone  design used  is improving  the  grip , we can feel excellent grip both in indoor and outdoor.

 

Overall ,”HOF” series as once only one  hot commemorative color  for fans  ,all-match color, comfortable foot feeling, and pay tribute to the classic commemorative significance, there are too many reasons that we can talk .