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The Under Armour Rocket is the first installment of the Rocket line. Although a budget model, the shoe features a just-as-effective herringbone traction pattern, an upper that feels like the Clutchfit, and the much-loved Micro G cushion.
Cushion. The shoe has full-length Micro G cushioning in its midsole. Step-in comfort is amplified by its foot-conforming Micro G sockliner.
Traction. The UA Rocket’s outsole features a full-length herringbone pattern that supports both lateral and linear movements. It’s safe to use the shoe outdoors since it’s made of solid rubber and the grooves on the tread pattern are deep.
Length and Width. The Under Armour Rocket fits true to size. The shoe is a standard D width, while the length is of UA’s regular size. It is recommended that you go with your normal shoe size when purchasing.
Lockdown. The shoe’s secure fit is ensured by its traditional lacing system, internal shoe padding, and molded foam on the ankle collar.
The UA Rocket’s upper is made of a pliable and soft synthetic leather. Ventilation holes can be found on the shoe’s lateral and medial sides while knitted mesh is used for the tongue and some parts of the heel to increase the shoe’s breathability further.
Although differing density, the midsole and, sockliner are both made of Micro G, while the outsole is composed of solid rubber.
A padded mesh detailing is added in the shoe’s heel area, giving the Under Armour Rocket another dimension. The UA logo can be found on the heel counter, lateral forefoot, and outsole.
Since the silhouette of the shoe is similar to UA’s other basketball sneaker shapes, its use of color blocking is what really sets the UA Rocket apart. These Under Armour basketball shoes come in different colorways, and the most popular ones are black and red.
- Black/Mojo Pink
- Graphite/Ultra Blue
- Meridian Blue/Nova Teal
- Midnight Navy/Electric Blue/Yellow Ray
- Rocket Red/Team Royal
- White/Aurora Purple/Rocket Red