Nike Kyrie Low 2 Review


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Facts & Figures:
List Price:
$109.99
Type:
Low Top
Release Date:
6/2019
Outdoor Rating:
17%
# of Reviews:
3
Traction
9.0
Cushion
7.3
Material
9.0
Support
9.0
Fit
9.0
very narrow
very wide
runs small
runs large

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PROS:

  • Very good traction
  • Great materials

CONS:

  • Stiff cushioning

Summary of 3 Expert Reviews:

The Kyrie Low 2 offers amazing traction like we are used to from the Kyrie signature line. Cushioning also follows the trend of this signature line and is very stiff and responsive. If you need a lot of impact protection - keep looking. The materials are surprisingly premium for a retail price of only $110 and feel soft, flexible, and supportive. For a low-top, the Kyrie Low 2 offers a lot of support and stability which stems partially from the great fit. Overall, the Kyrie Low 2 is a great performer without any real weaknesses!
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Expert Reviews of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
If you want a fairly light, low and fast shoe without any weaknesses then the Kyrie Low 2 is a great choice!
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8.6
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
The Kyrie Low 2 ticks all the boxes for me. My favorite Kyrie I have played in so far!
8.4
The Sole Brothers
For only $110, get them! This is probably the best Kyrie model out there right now. The only thing that should have been better, is the stiff and uncomfortable cushioning.
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Traction of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
You will love how they grip the floor!
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9.0
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
Performance is silent, but solid. No bark, but real bite.
9.0
The Sole Brothers
Very, very good bite! You will stop on a dime on clean courts. On dusty courts, you will need to wipe frequently
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Cushion of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
The heel and forefoot rectangular Zoom Air units feel a little bouncier and softer than the Kyrie Low 1 which is a good thing!
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7.0
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
The cushioning was probably the least favorite part of the Kyrie Low 2.
6.0
The Sole Brothers
I really tried to break them in, but I couldn't feel the Zoom units in the heel and forefoot and the Phylon is super stiff.
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Materials of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
The textiles are soft, flexible, and sturdy enough to provide good support.
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9.0
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
No break-in time required, supportive, flexible, and durable.
9.0
The Sole Brothers
For $110, the materials feel really premium and comfortable.
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Support of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
The platform is less-rounded than other Kyries and therefore more stable. The heel counter could be a little stronger, but the good fit and the rubber wrap on the lateral side do a good job to lock you onto the footbed.
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9.0
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
This is a darn stable low top!
9.0
The Sole Brothers
Support and lateral containment are awesome.
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Fit of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

9.0
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
Great lockdown in the forefoot but I had to adjust a little bit to get the rear section the way I want.
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9.0
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
The Kyrie Low 2 is near perfect for my feet.
9.0
The Sole Brothers
The fit is super snug which I really like. The lacing system works well and the Kyrie 2 Low is super easy to get on.
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Is Outdoor Use recommended?

fair
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
They did play well outdoors but the setup will probably not last long.
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no
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
I wouldn’t recommend taking the Kyrie Low 2 outdoors for anything more than a light shoot around.
no
The Sole Brothers
The soft and pliable rubber will not last very long outdoors.
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Width of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

slightly narrow
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
They are on the snug side.
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slightly narrow
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
Runs slightly snug.
very narrow
The Sole Brothers
It's a very tight fit!
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Size of the Nike Kyrie Low 2:

true to size
NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]
The Kyrie Low 2 fits true to size.
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true to size
Jalique Gabay [weartesters.com]
If you have wide feet think about going up half a size, otherwise go true to size.
true to size
The Sole Brothers
Lengthwise was good for me.
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