Austin Sun

Austin Sun

Software Engineer by day, basketball player by night. I’ve played in a diversity of environments, including high school varsity games, corporate recreation leagues, and college intramural games. I have enjoyed exploring a variety of basketball shoes throughout my basketball journey. I am always on the lookout for a shoe to add to my game-day rotation!

Lab tests and in-depth reviews

Jordan Zion 1

Jordan Zion 1 review Zion Williamson’s first signature basketball shoe catered well to players of his profile - providing strong support, cushion, and responsiveness. The shoe plays best on indo[…]

Jordan Why Not Zer0.4

Jordan Why Not Zer0.4 review Russell Westbrook’s fourth signature shoe comes with a strong forefoot cushioning and traction that is best for explosive guards & forwards. With the soft rubber[…]

Under Armour Curry 8

Under Armour Curry 8 review Steph Curry’s 8th signature sneaker may very well be the biggest hit of his line - elite traction, adequate cushion, and no major weaknesses across the board. The bas[…]

Nike Zoom Freak 2

Nike Zoom Freak 2 review Giannis Antenakoumpo is back on the scene with his second signature sneaker, which he prominently wore through his statement victory in the 2021 NBA Finals. The basketball sho[…]

Nike Mamba Rage

Nike Mamba Rage review In 2015, Nike decided to start the chain of the Mamba line—a parallel series dedicated to Kobe alongside the A.D. line that emerged after his retirement. The line is a lig[…]