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Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut

Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut
Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut
Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut
Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut
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8.4
The Nike Air Zoom G.T Cut is a great low-profile shoe packed with Nike's latest tech.
based on 4 expert reviews
based on 4 expert reviews

Best Suitable For:

Players that like a fast and responsive shoe.

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Available at 2 shops | Official Retail Price: $169.99
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Category Performance Ratings:

Traction
8.8
Cushion
8.8
Materials
8.0
Support
8.5
Fit
7.8
Outdoor
50%

Facts & Figures:

Type:
Low Top
Release Date:
5/2021
Sizing:
small
large
Width:
narrow
wide
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Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut Review

Pros:
Cushion is responsive yet bouncy
Plays very fast
Cons:
Heavier than expected
Unnecessary material around the heel area

Performance of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

A majority of reviewers agree that the traction for the Air Zoom G.T Cut performed very well on clean courts and only needs occasional wiping on dusty courts. The combination of the drop-in React midsole and the Zoom Air Strobel underfoot helps to create a very responsive ride that still manages to be bouncy. However, one reviewer did note that their React midsole felt a little bit firm. Materials on the shoe are breathable and feel comfortable on foot. The fit is snug and slightly narrow in the forefoot area. One reviewer recommended sizing up half a size if you have wide feet. Most reviewers agree that the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut is an excellent performer loaded with tech that justifies the price tag.
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Reviews of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

The 8.4 average overall rating ranks #95 of 171 shoes overall
8.4
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
The cushion in this shoe is one of the best setups for fast and shifty players. It's a great performer but is a bit expensive coming in at $170 retail. However, I feel the performance makes the shoe worth it.
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8.6
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
This a top-tier performer. The cushion is phenomenal and the traction performs really nice as long as you wipe to keep dust from building up. It can get a little tight in the forefoot area, but not enough to take away from the performance.
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8.8
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
For people that like low-profile sneakers, this is a must-have in your collection. The cushion is an amazing combination of responsiveness and bounce, and the traction performs very well. The only thing to watch out for is that the shoe does fit snug.
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7.6
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
For those that enjoy low to the ground Zoom Air models from Nike, this will be pleasant to play in. But to others, it can feel like a lesser version of the Kobe NXT 360 or the Nike Zoom BB NXT.
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Traction of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

The 8.8 average traction rating ranks #61 of 171 shoes overall
9.0
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
The traction on here is actually really nice. You won't have problems with clean courts. It does pick up quite a bit of dust, but as long as you're wiping, it'll still be good.
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9.0
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
On a dusty court, the traction picked up a bit of dust, but after a wipe, it was good to go. When playing on a clean court, the stopping power was amazing. The bite was also top tier.
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9.0
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
One of the better tractions available on the market.
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8.0
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
The traction pattern is very tight so the shoe is fairly sensitive to dust. However, the traction remains decent when wiped.
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Cushion of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

The 8.8 average cushion rating ranks #62 of 171 shoes overall
9.0
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
The cushion in this shoe is amazing. It gives you pretty much everything you want. Great responsiveness, impact protection, and bounciness.
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9.0
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
The cushion is my favorite part about the shoe. There's a drop-in, full-length react midsole and full-length Zoom strobel underneath. The shoe is very low to the ground with little compression, but it still feels bouncy thanks to the Zoom strobel.
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10.0
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
The cushion is the best by far for a sneaker that is this low to the ground. It feels very bouncy and still provides lots of impact protection.
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7.0
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
Very low to the ground with the full-length zoom strobel. I didn't really feel the extra zoom air in the heel. The drop-in react midsole felt a little bit on the firmer side.
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Materials of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

The 8.0 average materials rating ranks #109 of 171 shoes overall
8.0
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
The materials on the upper feel very nice, durable, and breathable. They use quality materials that get the job done.
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8.0
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
The forefoot feels like a canvas material and the midfoot area feels somewhat like flyknit. There's a tiny bit of padding on the tongue, keeping the shoe fairly minimal.
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8.0
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
The upper is made of mesh that offers extra reinforcement in high wear areas. The placement is well thought out by Nike.
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8.0
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
The upper is made up of a combination of mesh and foam-like neoprene that makes the shoe pretty breathable.
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Support of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

The 8.5 average support rating ranks #82 of 171 shoes overall
8.0
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
I didn't have any support issues in this shoe. The heel counter is very supportive and I felt no shifting on the footbed in the forefoot area.
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9.0
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
As far as support and lockdown go, there are zero issues. The drop-in midsole cups your foot to help the plastic material along the lateral side of the shoe contain your foot.
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9.0
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
It's one of the most supportive sneakers I've ever worn. You feel very contained, especially on lateral cuts. The shoe also has very nice heel cushioning.
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8.0
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
The shoe has a nice snug toe box so your forefoot does not feel insecure. There is also a decently firm heel cup that has nice ankle cushioning to keep you locked in.
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Fit of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

The 7.8 average fit rating ranks #142 of 171 shoes overall
8.0
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
The fit was pretty nice, but one thing to note is there is a bit of pressure near your pinky toe area coming from the side of the shoe.
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8.0
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
My toe goes right to the edge of the shoe in terms of length, so it fits a bit snug in the toe box area. Other than that, the shoe fit great.
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8.0
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
The shoe fits pretty snug in the forefoot area.
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7.0
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
The lateral side of the shoe caused some pain in the pinky toe area of my foot.
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Is Outdoor Use recommended?

The 50.0% average outdoor rating ranks #59 of 171 shoes overall
fair
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
I have not played with them outdoors, but the rubber compound seems like it would be ok.
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Width of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

regularly wide
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
If you have really wide feet, you may feel pressure coming from a plastic piece on the lateral side of the shoe.
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slightly narrow
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
Slightly narrow and I could feel the plastic on the lateral side of the shoe squeezing my foot a tiny bit. It wasn't enough to bother me though.
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slightly narrow
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
It runs a bit on the narrow side in the forefoot area.
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Size of the Nike Air Zoom G.T. Cut:

true to size
RicheeKim
June 2, 2021
I am a slightly wide footer and I felt pretty good.
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true to size
The Sole Brothers
May 21, 2021
I went true to size and it fits me very well. If you don't like a snug fit, lengthwise, I would suggest going up half a size.
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true to size
MARKCHES
May 6, 2021
If you have a regular shaped foot, you should be good with going true to size. Wide footers may want to consider going up half a size.
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½ size small
Shoeit
May 5, 2021
The shoe runs a bit short. I would recommend going up half a size unless you have a narrow foot or like a really snug fit.
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White / Laser Blue / Grey Fog / Black
White / Laser Blue / Grey Fog / Black
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$170.00
Blue Void / Siren Red / Fierce Purple / Green Strike
Blue Void / Siren Red / Fierce Purple / Green Strike
from Nike
$170.00
White / Laser Blue / Grey Fog / Black
$170.00
on Nike