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Nike Kyrie Flytrap Performance Review

Nike released one less expensive to rep the Boston star thanks to his new shoe, the Nike Kyrie Flytrap.Also it is one of the Kyrie Irving’s signature shoe, and it is just like the Kyrie 4 , but the price will be lower , I mean all of design are like the Nike Kyrie 4.

We will check it out  today.

The Flytrap name itself is a nod to his homeland of Australia, where the Venus Flytrap plant is prevalent . It’s evident that Nike has some big plans for this shoe.


On the upper material, KYRIE FLYTRAP adopts a cheap thin mesh build . The toe cap portion is added with a heat welded  fuse which more protection. The black  instep adds a nylon elastic strap to increase the fit between the upper and the instep, also we can see the logo of Irving .Also  the heel have a number  corresponds to his jersey one.

The material is pretty lightweight at just 11.6 oz, but the strength of the material isn’t compromised too much being that a woven tends to tighten up when more force is applied.




The bottom design followed  KYRIE 4, it is look similarity with the Kyrie 4. The forefoot section has the same crack design as the KYRIE 4  The rubbing pattern is also  followed the KYRIE 4, , but the composite V-shaped arrangement is slightly different.

KYRIE FLYTRAP only uses a hexagonal zoom air cushion in the forefoot. The air cushion is placed at the forefoot force point, which brings more feedback on the start.We can check the specific performance as below :


Wrapping and Supporting :

First of all, let’s take a look at the  wrapping  and support of FLYTRAP, because this pair of Flytrap adopts a thinner upper than the Kyrie 4 ,maybe the price reason , and the warrping and support are slightly down in comparison with the Kyrie 4 . The kind of thick feeling,  I can feel not enough for the supporting ,especial when doing some fast move , the toe is more obvious under external force.


For the wrapping just nice. The tongue and the collar are also close to the foot when the sneaker is changing direction. The overall feeling space of the forefoot is similar to that of KYRIE4. The space is large, and the foot and the wrapping are tightly locked, so that the feet in freedom and stability .


After reducing the redesigned upper, the FLYTRAP also has a reduced weight,because of used the lightweight material. The single shoe weighs 350g, compare with other shoes ,like the Jordan and so on , it is lighter . It has excellent weight control in the middle and low sneakers, taking into account the half-hand boot.Then the  tongue design  will be innovation ,  tongue is slightly weaker than the traditional tongue, and the adjustable ability of the shoelace is lower than that of the traditional tongue.




Cushioing :

The cushion in the Nike Kyrie Flytrap is similarity with the Kyrie 4 . Well, not quite Curry level minimal, but for a Nike budget model, the Phylon and small Hex Zoom Air are about all you can expect nowadays.

A smaller hexagonal ZOOM AIR provides feedback  when playing on the court. The overall material is lightweight, which is not suitable for the needs of large-weight guys. For the lighter with the speed is fast , this one is the best choice .





The traction is nice  is similar looking to that of the Nike Kyrie 4. The main difference is the way the pattern is implemented in each model, and it was done more aggressively in the Kyrie 4 than in the Flytrap.The zigzag friction pattern of  traction allows us to felt a feedback in all areas,that is  enough .The grip performance is also the basis of complex  and lighter guys



For anti-torsion part,  we just said that although the thinner FLYTRAP upper is lightweight , the stable midsole structure makes it very resistant to mid-base deformation, even if the positioning of the mid-end does not affect the actual performance, The built-in TPU support bar ensures the overall rigidity of the sneaker. You can directly feel the feedback of the ground force when wearing it. It will not increase the risk of injury due to the deformation of the midsole due to the uncertainty of the landing angle.While the pattern on the Flytrap is flat, it wasn’t half bad depending on the court you played on.




Overall, I loved the Cushlon midsole and heel Zoom Air setup on the shoe much more than the basic setup found here. The Nike Kyrie Flytrap was a solid performance model on-court. It doesn’t quite offer the fit that I prefer in the forefoot so for that reason I’d rather lace up the Kyrie 4 , but this one price is lower , and all of the performance is nice too .

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Five Popular Shoes During Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors defeat Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night .

Durant, Curry lead Warriors to big win in the Final NBA ,Kevin Durant scores 38 points in final NBA .

1.Kevin Durant With Nike KD 10 Finals PE Blue

Kevin Durant delivers opening wallop in Warriors’ historic quest with Nike KD 10 Finals PE to take action in. As you can see, this Nike KD 10 comes dressed in a Blue and Gold color combination while utilizing speckled detailing on the midsole and a translucent outsole.The Nike KD 10 Finals PE Blue and Gold will be worn during Game 1 of the NBA Finals. At the time of writing, a release date has yet to be announced but more than likely will stay a player exclusive for Durant.Let’s stay tuned .

2.Steph Curry With Under Armour Curry 4 white gold

As Durant said “I’m only as good as my teammates,” Steph Curry adds 28 as the Warriors rout the Cavaliers. A Warriors team that’s nearly perfect on paper was masterful in practice .Curry with Under Armour Curry 4.The UA Curry 4 is said to have a bunch of upgrades in comparison to the Curry 3. While we can’t say at this time what they are, we have a preview of the first colorway which comes in Black and White. Across the uppers we have Black while White runs across the midsole and outsole. As well, the midsole features a large ‘SC30’ logo.


3.Draymond Green With the Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit.

Draymond Green will be wearing the Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit during Game 1 of the NBA Finals when his team, the Golden State Warriors take on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. elivering comfort, support and the responsive energy return of all-new Nike React cushioning, this is the most innovative iteration in the shoe’s nine-year history. Flyknit technology on the upper provides targeted stretch and breathability, while its pressure-mapped outsole enhances traction. “To be the first to wear the latest Hyperdunk means the world to me, we’re talking about Nike Basketball here, the biggest athletes in the world and being the first one to actually try this new technology is amazing. Mom, I made it. When you’re talking about Nike, you’re talking things that last for decades,” says Green


4.Kyrie Irving With the Nike kryie 3 Red Gold PE

Kyrie Irving got 24 score in final NBA with Nike Kyrie 3 Red Gold PE.This Nike Kyrie 3 features a Red , University Gold  theme. Featuring White across the base, Gold lands on the liner, Red Gold PEbranding on the tongue and Nike Swoosh. Finishing the look is Black which wraps the medial side and covers the outsole.The Red Gold PE Nike Kyrie 3 is scheduled to release in june 21

5.LeBron James With  Nike LeBron 14 Maroon Gold

LeBron James got 28 scores in Final NBA . “No matter how many days that you have to prepare, you can’t simulate what they have,” James said. Though James got only 28,but he will be better next time .This time he wear  Nike LeBron 14 red with white This Nike LeBron 14 comes dressed in a University Red, Black and White color combination. Constructed with mesh and engineered laser perforations, the uppers are done in predominate Red. In addition we have Black detailing that lands on the liner, Nike Swoosh tongue and heel pull tab. White lands on the midsole with a speckled overlay while a translucent outsole completes the look.. I guess they’re waiting to bring out the Soldier the same way they did last year, which was Game 3 with a Blackout-ed colorway suggesting a covert nature of the unveiling.

There are  more images for you looking .