Nike Performance Reviews

Nike Zoom Kobe VII (7) Performance Review


Traction – 9.5/10 Cushion – 7.5/10 Material – 10/10 Fit – 5/10 Ventilation – 7.5/10 Support – 7/10 Overall – 7.75/10 Traction – The combination between the herringbone and triangular pattern worked very well… almost too well. Whether you needed to quickly change direction make a sudden stop, these kept up from a traction standpoint. Cushion – The … [Read more...]

Nike Zoom KD IV (4) Performance Review

The KD IV has made some upgrades from last year’s KD III however, as I stated in my Performance Teaser… the aspects which I loved in the KD III never made its way onto the KD IV. Traction – 9.5/10 (This score is based on usage of a clean hardwood court) Cushion – 5/10 (Average) Material – 9.5/10 Fit – 7.5/10 Ventilation - 8/10 Support – 8.5/10 Overall – … [Read more...]

Nike Zoom Rookie Performance Review

Traction – 7.5/10 Cushion – 2/10 Materials – 9/10 Fit – 4/10 (This is based on personal experience) Ventilation – 4/10 (not bad as the material need low ventilation) Support – 8/10 Overall – 5.75/10 Traction – Good enough to get by, not the best for dusty courts. Clean and properly maintained courts the traction was great. Cushion – Equipped with only a … [Read more...]

Performance Review: Nike LeBron 9

Here is my review on the LeBron 9. Traction -- 8/10 Cushion -- 8.5/10 Material -- 8/10 Fit -- 7/10 (Runs Small, go up ½ sz) Ventilation -- 6.5/10 (Low Ventilation needed in my opinion for the Pro-Combat Material) Overall -- 7.6/10 Value -- Priced at $170, there are far better options available for most player types and positions. If you enjoyed playing in the … [Read more...]

LeBron 8 P.S. – Additional Performance Review Information


I have already reviewed the LeBron 8 PS's performance in detail in one of my latest videos. However, there was one aspect that I was unable to fit into the review due to time constraints. The LeBron 8 PS for the most part is a great shoe. As a Guard, I did have a hard time maneuvering as effortlessly as I would in something like the Kobe VI or Hyperfuse. In my opinion, the … [Read more...]