After we first reported the Swoosh’s newest basketball shoe, the Nike Zoom Rize, weeks prior, we’re now giving you your first official look at Nike’s newest performance silhouette.
Being a completely new line-up to Nike’s already impressive basketball footwear collection, the Zoom Rize looks to compete alongside the recent leaks of the Alpha Dunk. Slated to release at $140, the Nike Zoom Rize will be on the higher-scale of basketball shoes price wise, being above signature shoes such as the recently released Zoom Freak 1, PG 3, and Kyrie 5.
Official tech specifications include:
“Bounce like never before in the Zoom Rize, Nike Basketball’s artfully crafted creation for the upwardly mobile. This mid-top provides containment and support up through the ankle, while an extra-large Nike Zoom unit under the forefoot redefines how responsive a shoe can be.”
UPPER: Engineered mesh upper. Traditional tongue and lacing. External heel counter helps to stabilize and lock in your ankle. Pull tabs.
MIDSOLE: Large Nike Zoom cushioning in the forefoot provides a bouncy underfoot sensation with amazing response. Mid-high collar with internal padding provides comfort and support.
OUTSOLE: Rubber outsole.
Currently, an official release date is unknown regarding the Nike Zoom Rize. Whie Nike is ushering in this new silhouette to their performance basketball line-up, be sure to keep it locked here for updates on the Swoosh’s biggest moves this Summer. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
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