Kyrie Irving starts a new chapter in his career with the Brooklyn Nets along with hits latest signature shoe, the Nike Kyrie 6.
The shoe draws comparison to the Air Yeezy 2 design that comes constructed with new and familiar tech.
It comes with a 360-degree grip system to help keep Irving feeling quicker and more connected to the court. Micro textures on the top of the forefoot extend that connection during extreme banking. The Kyrie 6 features a plush foam, or optimum cushion, and a smooth underfoot feel at the heel. The midfoot strap offers increased stability and arch support.
Despite the aesthetic of the new last, the curved outsole still provides Irving (and those who emulate him) banked traction to help with court grip whether banking, cutting or attacking the basket in drastic degrees. The Kyrie 6 features the same articulated Nike Air Zoom Turbo unit in the forefoot as its predecessor, helping enable responsiveness at all directions.
“The Zoom Airbag, 360 traction and the strap — the technology defines the functionality of the shoe,” says Irving. “But it’s evolved into a beautiful design that incorporates different inspirations from past Nike shoes.”
The refined materials — including premium leather and ballistic mesh...