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Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2

Released 1/2019, Low Top, Kyrie Irving, 
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7.8
EXPERT RATING
2 reviews
8.4
USER RATING
18 ratings
An insanely affordable basketball shoe with awesome traction

Best Suitable For:

Perfect for light and quick players who don't need a lot of impact protection

Price Comparison:

Available at 1 shop | Official Retail Price: $79.99
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Category Performance Ratings:

Expert Ratings (2)
User Ratings (18)
Traction
9.5
Cushion
4.5
Materials
9.0
Support
8.5
Fit
7.0
Outdoor
100%

Weight & Sizing:

Weight:
NA
Sizing:
small
large
Width:
narrow
wide

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User Rating8.49.1(0.7)9.2(0.8)9.2(0.8)8.6(0.2)9.0(0.6)
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Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2 Review

Pros:
Very affordable
Awesome traction
Cons:
Cushioning is super hard

Performance of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

At only $80, the Kyrie Flytrap 2 is one of the most affordable basketball shoes on the market, but how does it perform? The traction is top-notch and works on all surfaces - even outdoors. The materials are surprisingly good considering the price point and the support is solid for a low-top. The biggest disappointment is the cushioning system which is hard as a rock and only recommended for light and young players without any foot or knee problems. Overall, this is a great shoe if you are looking for an affordable performer with a lot of court feel that you can also use outdoors.
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Expert Reviews of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

Expert Rating: 7.8 (ranks #211 of 238)
10 - Amazing
0
9 - Great
0
8 - Good
1
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
8.3
January 21, 2019
I really liked playing in these shoes! If just wished the cushioning was a little more comfortable.
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The Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2 is a very solid shoe in most aspects, but cushion could definitely use some improvement.
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User Reviews of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

User Rating: 8.4 (ranks #161 of 238)
10 - Amazing
0
9 - Great
8
8 - Good
10
7 - Average
0
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
8.2
November 22, 2021
The support is really nice, and the materials feel pretty good. After wearing the shoe for about 6 months or so the sole of my shoe is pretty destroyed, but it is still easy to play in and really just a good shoe to play in; Inside and outside. It is one of the first basketball shoes I've bought. so I'm pretty new to them.
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9.0
May 27, 2022
This shoe has one of the best tractions I've ever played in. It helped me stop on the dime and helped me with my shiftiness. It's also a super lightweight shoe. My only issues are that it is a super narrow shoe and the cushion isn't the best.
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7.8
These aren’t the worst shoes I have ever bought but far from the best these can be used for young players who are smaller and lighter there would be a good shoe in those cases
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9.2
November 4, 2021
The traction and support were amazing. I also like how responsive the cushion is. For Guards like me, this is a great option.
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8.1
January 29, 2023
User didn't add a summary.
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Traction of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

Expert Traction Rating: 9.5 (ranks #20 of 238)
User Traction Rating: 8.7 (ranks #125 of 238)
10 - Amazing
7
9 - Great
7
8 - Good
2
7 - Average
2
6 - Subpar
2
5 - Poor
0
10.0
January 21, 2019
The traction is sticking like glue! Even dusty courts are not a problem.
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It didn’t matter which court I was on, the traction just worked.
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Cushion of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

Expert Cushion Rating: 4.5 (ranks #238 of 238)
User Cushion Rating: 7.1 (ranks #196 of 238)
10 - Amazing
2
9 - Great
1
8 - Good
2
7 - Average
5
6 - Subpar
7
5 - Poor
2
4.0
January 21, 2019
The cushioning setup is a no-go if you are looking for impact protection.
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If you’re looking for something plush or bouncy then stay away. Far away.
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Materials of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

Expert Materials Rating: 9.0 (ranks #28 of 238)
User Materials Rating: 8.4 (ranks #116 of 238)
10 - Amazing
2
9 - Great
8
8 - Good
8
7 - Average
1
6 - Subpar
1
5 - Poor
0
9.0
January 21, 2019
At only $80, the textile materials are pretty awesome.
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The textiles have been durable, supportive, lightweight and require little to no break-in time.
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Support of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

Expert Support Rating: 8.5 (ranks #117 of 238)
User Support Rating: 8.7 (ranks #123 of 238)
10 - Amazing
5
9 - Great
6
8 - Good
6
7 - Average
3
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
10.0
January 21, 2019
Your feet are caged nicely, no heel slippage or side-to-side movement at all.
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This is a prime example of a mobility shoe and not a stability shoe.
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Fit of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

Expert Fit Rating: 7.0 (ranks #233 of 238)
User Fit Rating: 8.8 (ranks #93 of 238)
10 - Amazing
4
9 - Great
8
8 - Good
5
7 - Average
2
6 - Subpar
0
5 - Poor
0
My feet were pushing the textile over the footbed a bit.
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Durability of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

User Durability Rating: 8.7 (ranks #101 of 238)
10 - Amazing
9
9 - Great
0
8 - Good
4
7 - Average
0
6 - Subpar
2
5 - Poor
1

Outdoor of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

Expert Outdoor Rating: 100.0 (ranks #27 of 238)
User Outdoor Rating: 92.9 (ranks #27 of 238)
Good (100%)
14
Fair (50%)
2
Bad (0%)
0
good
January 21, 2019
Outdoor should be good because of the hard rubber and deep grooves.
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Traction works well outdoors and the rubber is hard and should last for a while.
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Width of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

very narrow
4
slightly narrow
8
regular
8
slightly wide
0
very wide
0
very narrow
January 21, 2019
Really, really tight and narrow.
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very narrow
Very narrow
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Size of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2:

very small
0
slightly small
1
true to size
14
slightly long
5
very long
0
½ size large
January 21, 2019
Runs a little long.
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true to size
Going true to size is the best bet
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