Verdict from 1 expert and 100+ user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • These Nike basketball shoes fit perfectly according to one commenter.
  • Many reviewers are claiming that the Nike Air Precision II is a great shoe.
  • One user even asserts that this shoe is better than the Kyrie Flytrap and the KD Trey 5 VI.
  • An owner loves this shoe’s silhouette. He declares that it just looks amazing.
  • A good number of buyers are claiming that these basketball shoes from Nike are very comfortable and supportive.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One owner is a bit disappointed that these shoes get dirty easily.
  • Another one complains that these basketball shoes are small and narrow.

Bottom line

The Nike Air Precision II is a great pick up based on the feedback of a few owners. They love the shoe’s overall look and performance on the court. Just like its predecessor, this Nike basketball shoe seems to be another bang for your buck. It may even perform better than signature models such as the Jordan CP3.11 and Air Jordan 33.

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Good to know

Attack from every angle and move with precision with these Nike basketball shoes. The Nike Air Precision II is made for every player and position. It is equipped with a breathable mesh upper and a thick midsole for superior performance on and off the court.

Cushion. The Nike Air Precision II features a thick Phylon midsole that delivers resilient cushioning and creates a smooth and responsive ride. At the heel, an encapsulated Air unit offers lightweight cushioning that protects against hard landings.

These basketball shoes also have an internal midfoot shank that provides torsional rigidity.

Traction. This Nike basketball shoe is equipped with a durable rubber outsole with a modified herringbone traction pattern that delivers enhanced multisurface grip.

At the midfoot, the outsole is cored-out and wraps up the lateral side of the midsole for increased traction while performing quick cuts to the basket.

Length and Width. One reviewer says that this basketball shoe runs true to size while another one claims that it runs small and narrow. Because of the limited number of reviews, buyers are advised to try these shoes in-store first before ordering.

Lockdown. The Air Precision II is equipped with Nike’s Dynamic Fit webbing system to enhance midfoot containment and help lock the foot firmly in place. The shoe’s plushly padded mid-top collar delivers increased support for optimal stability.

The Nike Air Precision II’s upper is made with a combination of performance mesh and foam. Mesh at the forefoot offers durability and breathability. At the midfoot, a luxe heathered material provides a comfortable feel.

This basketball shoe delivers a sock-like feel with its half-bootie construction. The padded tongue and ankle collar also provide enhanced comfort and support.

The Nike Air Precision II has the same silhouette as its predecessor. The shoe’s name can be seen on the tongue while the Nike Swoosh is visible on both the lateral and medial panels.

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  • Black/White 2
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  • Black/White/University Red
  • Grey/Black
  • White/Black


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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.