Who should buy the Adidas J Wall 2

The Adidas J Wall 2 is another signature shoe for Washington Wizards point guard John Wall. Given his fast-paced playing style, the shoe is designed to be lightweight and with a lot of support. The QuickFrame technology of Adidas provides great ankle support. It also gives explosive speed on court.

This pair is a solid option for you if:

  • You're style of play is similar to John Wall, or you'd want to perform like him--dynamic, aggressive, and explosive.
  • You're looking for a shoe that would best perform indoors, with the best quality technologies.

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J Walls 2's impressive technologies

For a speedy performer like John Wall, efficiency and propulsion are prioritized. The Adiprene+ technology added in the heel of the shoe provides a good bounce.

Adidas J Wall 2 heel

The material absorbs the impact and helps with the take-off and multidirectional footwork of the player.

Adidas outsole construction for J Wall 2

Basketball guard athlete John Wall is described as an aggressive and no-nonsense player of the NBA. To match his playing characteristics on the court, the outsole of the Adidas J Wall 2 is designed with a non-scuffing rubber compound. It does not leave marks on the floor especially indoor gyms.

Adidas J Wall 2 outsole top

The herringbone pattern has soft, pliable waves, which delivers a good court grip.

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However, many reviewers recommend the shoe for indoor use only. Though the rubber grooves deliver amazing court performance with no slippage, outdoor courts can be rough and can destroy the rubber outsole quick.

Adidas J Wall 2 outsole heel

They also suggest clean indoor gyms for playing. The outsole accumulates a lot of dust and the player has to wipe frequently to avoid injuries.

Steady solid lockdown of J Wall 2

The shoe model uses flat laces. The desired fit can be achieved by adjusting the tightness of the shoelaces and placement of the tongue.

Adidas J Wall 2 lockdown

Adidas J Wall 2's grand upper setup

The upper of the Adidas J Wall 2 is composed of synthetic leather and mesh. At 14 ounces, this shoe model is not considered light. But with the weight comes durability.

Adidas J Wall 2 upper

The mesh material is in the toe and heel areas. It helps with the ventilation of the foot.

Adidas J Wall 2 heel upper

Inside the shoe is the QuickFrame TPU foam. It is a foam layer that provides great ankle support. For a court slasher like Wall, the QuickFrame technology is a lot of help.

Adidas J Wall 2 insole

John Wall's unique, personal style

The Adidas J Wall 2 is a stylish mid-top shoe that comes in unique colorways. There are a lot of details in this shoe which describe John Wall’s personality.

Adidas J Wall 2 style

The outsole has engraved callouts JSW, Mama’s Boy, Five Deep, Great Wall and Raleigh 919. His logo is displayed on the forefoot, marking it as his signature shoe. The lateral side of the shoe also has the same logo.

Adidas J Wall 2 forefoot

In the midfoot, protruding lace loops are sewn to the eyelets. The tongue has the adidas callout and logo on the top. In the middle of the tongue and in the toe cap, GREAT WALL callout is displayed.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: 14oz
Top: Mid
Signature: John Wall
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Blue / White / Grey / Red / Purple / Black / Green
SKUs: AQ7737 / AQ8686 / B39529 / F37130 / F37132 / S84963 / S85573 / S85574 / S85575 / S85576

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Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.