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Nike Giannis Immortality

Released 7/2021, Low Top, Giannis Antetokounmpo, 
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7.8
EXPERT RATING
4 reviews
8.3
USER RATING
26 ratings
The Nike Giannis Immortality is one of the better signature budget models available.

Best Suitable For:

Best for price-conscious players looking for a shoe that feels quick.

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Available at 7 shops | Official Retail Price: $79.99
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Category Performance Ratings:

Expert Ratings
User Ratings
Traction
8.8
Cushion
7.8
Materials
7.0
Support
7.5
Fit
8.0
Outdoor
100%

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Weight:
light
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Sizing:
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large
Width:
narrow
wide
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Nike Giannis Immortality Review

Pros:
Traction performed well.
Responsive and lightweight on foot.
Cons:
Support is inconsistent.
Materials could perform better.

Performance of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Most reviewers felt that the traction on the Nike Giannis Immortality performed great. The rubber compound and the deep grooves on the pattern gripped nicely on indoor courts and didn't pick up too much dust on dirtier courts. The full-length Phylon cushion consistently surprised reviewers. The Phylon is firm but not as firm as the cushion found in other budget models. It has a slight amount of impact protection as well. Materials feel nice on foot, but the performance was inconsistent among reviewers. Reviewers also found the support and lockdown to be a bit inconsistent. The Immortality is lacking in heel padding, and the forefoot containment can be spotty at times. At the end of the day, the Nike Giannis Immortality is a budget-friendly model that performs quite well when taking the price into consideration.
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Expert Reviews of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Expert Rating: 7.8 (ranks #183 of 211)
10 - Amazing
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9 - Great
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8 - Good
4
7 - Average
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6 - Subpar
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5 - Poor
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The Nike Giannis Immortality is one of the best signature athlete budget models available. It performs just as well as some signature models despite lacking the same tech that they feature. Definitely a great bang for your buck type of shoe.
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8.0
July 30, 2021
When you're playing in the Giannis Immortality, you feel very light and really quick. The traction is amazing, and the cushion is responsive. Support could've been a bit better, but it wasn't a deal-breaker. I really like this shoe.
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7.6
July 30, 2021
The Nike Giannis Immortality is a pretty decent budget model. However, there are other shoes at the price point that do outperform the shoe. The cushion and materials feel nice, but I did have issues with support.
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7.6
January 22, 2022
The Giannis Immortality is a solid performer in the subline of Giannis's Zoom Freak line with Nike. These also provide lateral containment and consistent traction while also feeling light.
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User Reviews of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

User Rating: 8.3 (ranks #139 of 211)
10 - Amazing
1
9 - Great
12
8 - Good
9
7 - Average
3
6 - Subpar
1
5 - Poor
0
6.0
January 19, 2022
This shoe is terrible DO NOT BUY IT. I have had TWO PAIRS both ripped all over. From October of 2021 to January of this year I have gone through two of these. I don’t know why anyone else has talked about this. It is NOT JUST ME EXPERIENCING THESE ISSUES my friends have also bought them only to have the uppers ripped a month later. TERRIBLE DURABILITY. Great everything else. I WILL BET UR PAIR WILL BE RIPPED WITH IN ABOUT A MONTH OR SO.
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7.5
March 13, 2022
I am a wing/forward and overall liked the shoe quite a but my feet were too wide; so after a couple of months I ended up tearing them at the seams. The shoes arent destroyed or unusable but I still feel like they are far too wide for some fits but its obviously negligible if you have regular or narrow feet.
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8.7
March 15, 2022
Overall great performer! Traction was amazing and the shoe is super lightweight. Just a super fun shoe to wear just not the most durable for a long season.
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7.4
April 18, 2022
The traction is really good, but they're a little narrow for my foot and it only took a couple of months for the shoe to rip apart.
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8.8
February 9, 2022
This is a good budget shoe that also performs well on dust. If you’re looking for good impact protection don’t buy it
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Traction of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Expert Traction Rating: 8.8 (ranks #78 of 211)
User Traction Rating: 9.0 (ranks #64 of 211)
10 - Amazing
9
9 - Great
13
8 - Good
7
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
No surprise that herringbone traction gets the job done. The Immortality performed very well. Wiping wasn't needed because of the deep grooves in the traction pattern.
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10.0
July 30, 2021
The traction is top-tier. It's one of the best patterns that you can get right now. The bite is insane on clean courts, and it wasn't picking up much dust on dirtier courts.
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8.0
July 30, 2021
The traction is just ok despite being herringbone. It performs well on clean courts, but on your average court, you'll find yourself sliding quite a bit.
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8.0
January 22, 2022
Traction is one of the standout points of the shoe. It provides a consistent playing experience.
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Cushion of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Expert Cushion Rating: 7.8 (ranks #167 of 211)
User Cushion Rating: 7.6 (ranks #146 of 211)
10 - Amazing
1
9 - Great
5
8 - Good
10
7 - Average
10
6 - Subpar
3
5 - Poor
1
Being a budget option, the cushion used is just Phylon. Regardless, it performs decent enough, especially after a short break-in period.
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8.0
July 30, 2021
There's nothing special in terms of the tech used for the cushion. It's low to the ground and still provides impact protection.
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8.0
July 30, 2021
The Giannis Immortality features a full-length Phylon cushion that's just okay. It's more on the firmer side, but you'll still get some impact protection.
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7.0
January 22, 2022
The Phylon midsole performs better than expected, but it's not the main feature.
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Materials of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Expert Materials Rating: 7.0 (ranks #206 of 211)
User Materials Rating: 7.7 (ranks #150 of 211)
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9 - Great
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8 - Good
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7 - Average
8
6 - Subpar
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4
Even though the materials are comfortable, they are also thin. Lots of mesh and synthetics were used on this model.
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7.0
July 30, 2021
The textile mesh is thin, but I love the way it feels for the price. However, the synthetic materials used towards the back half of the shoe aren't the best.
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7.0
July 30, 2021
The mesh material feels nice to the touch, but the performance is a bit lacklustre.
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7.0
January 22, 2022
It's clear that these aren't the most high-quality materials. It is breathable and lightweight, though.
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Support of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Expert Support Rating: 7.5 (ranks #190 of 211)
User Support Rating: 7.7 (ranks #165 of 211)
10 - Amazing
1
9 - Great
2
8 - Good
14
7 - Average
12
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
1
The curved edge at the back of the shoe helps with rolling into your stride, but it also makes the shoe feel a bit wobbly. At the front of the shoe, the outrigger is amazing.
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7.0
July 30, 2021
The torsional support isn't the best. The lateral containment wasn't bad, and the shoe did its job stability-wise.
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7.0
July 30, 2021
There's not enough heel padding in the back of the shoe, which caused heel slippage. I also felt my foot sliding off the footbed, but the shoe does have a wide base and a decent outrigger.
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8.0
January 22, 2022
There is solid lateral containment since side-to-side coverage is a focal point for Giannis's playstyle.
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Fit of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Expert Fit Rating: 8.0 (ranks #148 of 211)
User Fit Rating: 8.6 (ranks #91 of 211)
10 - Amazing
7
9 - Great
6
8 - Good
14
7 - Average
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0
They fit snug to start off but loosen up after a few hours played.
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8.0
July 30, 2021
The fit for me was perfect. It started out snug but loosened up over time.
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8.0
July 30, 2021
It fits slightly long, and the materials lie nicely on the top of the foot.
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8.0
January 22, 2022
It has a snug fit in the beginning before breaking them in.
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Durability of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

User Durability Rating: 7.5 (ranks #159 of 211)
10 - Amazing
4
9 - Great
5
8 - Good
4
7 - Average
2
6 - Subpar
6
5 - Poor
4

Outdoor of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

Expert Outdoor Rating: 100.0 (ranks #4 of 211)
User Outdoor Rating: 85.3 (ranks #36 of 211)
Good (100%)
14
Fair (50%)
3
Bad (0%)
1
good
July 30, 2021
The rubber is fairly hard, the grooves are deep, and the price is low. It's a pretty good outdoor option.
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Width of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

very narrow
0
slightly narrow
11
regular
17
slightly wide
1
very wide
0
slightly narrow
July 30, 2021
User didn't add a summary.
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regularly wide
July 30, 2021
It should be fine for most, but if you have wider feet, you may want to go up half a size.
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regularly wide
January 22, 2022
I wouldn't call these narrow, but they can fit snug.
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Size of the Nike Giannis Immortality:

very small
0
slightly small
8
true to size
19
slightly long
3
very long
0
Narrow footers can most likely go down half a size.
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true to size
July 30, 2021
User didn't add a summary.
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true to size
July 30, 2021
They do run true to size for the most part.
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½ size small
January 22, 2022
I would recommend staying with your true size with these because the materials stretch out.
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