Verdict from 7 experts and 11 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Nearly all players agree that the Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low’s traction is quite phenomenal. Similar to the Air Jordan 1, the grip is very consistent on both indoor and outdoor courts.
  • The cushioning is crazily good according to most reviewers; it is comfortable, low-to-the-ground, responsive, and provides a ton of impact protection.
  • Many wearers are pleased that the KT Outdoor 2 Low delivers an excellent one-to-one fit.
  • These Anta basketball shoes are very durable, many users report.
  • Majority of the testers are impressed with the performance of these basketball shoes. They are declaring that Anta did an outstanding job with the KT Outdoor 2 Low; they highly recommend grabbing a pair.
  • Like the KT 4, these shoes have plenty of support features according to a few testers. It delivers excellent forefoot lockdown and great lateral containment.

4 reasons not to buy

  • A few are reporting that the KT Outdoor 2 Low runs long and narrow.
  • When playing indoors, a small number of testers are reporting that the traction picks up a good amount of dust. Frequent wiping is recommended.
  • These Anta basketball shoes lack support, a handful of wearers declare. They are claiming that they almost rolled their ankles while playing in the Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low.
  • A couple of testers report a small amount of heel slip.

Bottom line

True to its name, the Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low is highly recommended for outdoor hooping. The cushioning, traction, and materials are perfect for the extreme conditions when playing on the blacktop. Indoor ballers will just need to wipe frequently when playing on dusty courts to save their ankles.

To put it simply, the Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low is quite a steal for its price; it is hard to find a better basketball shoe.

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Good to know

Anta stepped up its game with the signing of Klay Thompson, and the Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low is an excellent addition to his signature line.

These Anta basketball shoes feature the new A-SHOCK stabilizer technology and their A-HARDCOURT RB outsole to keep up with the grueling conditions of the outdoors.

Cushion. The Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low features the new A-SHOCK stabilizing technology that provides full underfoot cushioning.

Made of a special high polymer material, the midsole is designed to slow down impact through its high rebound capacity.

Traction. The outsole of the Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low is made of A-HARDCOURT RB. This is a specially designed wear-resistant rubber compound that is perfect for outdoor use.

A blade-like traction pattern is utilized to deliver superior on-court grip on any surface.

Length and Width. The Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low fits true to size and delivers a perfect one-to-one fit according to a good number of wearers. Shoppers are advised to order their real size.

Lockdown. The KT Outdoor 2 Low features Anta TPU to lock the foot firmly in place. In the midfoot, TPU shanks offer torsional support while a TPU heel counter prevents the heel from sliding off the footbed.

The Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low has a breathable mesh and synthetic leather upper. The lightweight mesh provides ventilation in the forefoot while the synthetic leather offers additional support and structure in the heel. Fuse overlays reinforce high-wear areas for increased durability.

This Anta KT Outdoor 2’s low cut silhouette is designed for maximum speed and mobility. Anta branding is visible on both the medial and lateral sides.

The Anta KT Outdoor 2 Low has a predominantly two-toned upper design.

  • Black/Green
  • Black/Grey
  • Black/Rose
  • Black/White ‘Rainbow Shoot’
  • Orange/Black
  • Orange/Blue
  • Purple/Blue
  • White/Black

How KT Outdoor 2 Low compares

This shoe: 82
All shoes average: 82
54 95
This shoe: $90
All shoes average: $132
$40 $500
This shoe: 10.9oz
All shoes average: 13.9oz
9oz 28.6oz
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.