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  • Top

    High-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise well above the ankle to keep sprints and jumps stable and well-supported. You sure can fly high when you have high-top basketball shoes to tie.

    Mid-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise just up to where the ankles are. Providing support and flexibility so fine, mid-top basketball shoes surely hold the line.

    Low-Top

    Basketball shoes that leave the ankles exposed for a better range of motion. Be flexible with your blows, get basketball shoes that are low.

  • Lockdown
    Strap, Lace-Up

    Strap

    Hoop shoes that drop the traditional laces in favor of velcro straps for better efficiency. Secure strap basketball shoes, and have them in various hues.

    Lace-Up

    Basketball shoes that stick with the good old laces for that familiar security and lockdown. Get lace-up basketball shoes to tie because they never go out of style.

    Slip-On

    Basketball shoes with uppers that provide a glove-like fit without the help of any lockdown mechanism. Do nothing but go in with slip-on basketball shoes .

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes combine the powers of more than one lockdown styles for an improved fit and a much more stable ride. Get more bases covered with these basketball shoes.

  • Price
    $110
  • Weight
    14oz

    Good to know

    Basketball shoes usually weigh between 300g and 400g for speed and agility. Write your on-court tale with basketball shoes that barely tip the scales.

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88 / 100 based on 19 expert reviews

  • 85 / 100 | WearTesters

    Traction, cushion and fit are their highlights - all while coming in at a mere $110.

  • 80 / 100 | Hoop And Life

    These are a really solid shoe in my opinion.

  • 97 / 100 | Schwollo

    It’s like a unicorn in shoe form ! Aesthetically, it could have been better but I’m not going to complain.

  • 95 / 100 | LiveforBball

    The Nike HyperRev 2016 is a shoe that’s worth the money. Simple as that.

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Profile of the Nike HyperRev 2016

The Nike HyperRev 2016 is a one-bootie high-top shoe that is suitable for men and women in any basketball role. Nike packs the midsole with a Phylon carrier with embedded two Zoom units to provide stellar cushioning. The outsole has a diamond traction pattern that delivers a reliable stopping power on the court. Multidirectional footwork of different types are supported by the secure lockdown provided by the rubber heel counter and tightened shoelaces, which are further held down by a Velco strap.

Performance

Cushion. The Nike HyperRev 2016 has a firm Phylon carrier in the midsole. The Zoom bags located at the forefoot and heel deliver bounce, comfort, responsiveness, and impact absorption. On top of it all, the insole is thick enough to give the wearer a nice step-in comfort.

Traction. The outsole of the HyperRev 2016 has a multidirectional diamond grid pattern. It is built to withstand any court floors - indoor or outdoor, clean or dusty. The solid rubber outsole guarantees wearers the confidence in changing directions without even a hint of fear of getting ankle injuries. The sides of the shoe also have outriggers to provide stability upon landing and possible tipping.

Fit

Length and Width. Reviewers choose their true Nike sizes when they buy a pair of HyperRev 2016 shoes. One reviewer mentions that the shoe runs long, but he says that it is still best to go true to size. The shoe also has enough stretch to accommodate wearers with wider feet. Since it is hard to assess how wide the feet can be, it is recommended to fit the shoe prior to the purchase.

Lockdown. The HyperRev 2016 is a shoe created by the Swoosh to cater to any style of play. The tightness of the shoelaces can be adjusted to achieve just the perfect fit. For a more secure lockdown and to keep the shoelaces from moving around, Nike added a Velco strap on the midfoot. A rubber-molded TPU heel counter cups the heel, ensuring a more secure foot containment.

Material

The upper of the HyperRev 2016 is composed of neoprene and mesh. Fuse is placed strategically in high-wear areas such as the toe cap to protect them from wear and ultimately achieve longevity. The neoprene is what gives the shoe its stretchable qualities. The mesh, on the other hand, provides breathability.

Style

The futuristically designed Nike HyperRev 2016 is a high-top shoe in a one-bootie construction. It was first released in a black and university red colorway with speckles on the outsole. The midfoot has a Velco strap with a huge Nike Swoosh. Other Nike logos can be seen on the outsole and ankle collar. The tip of the strap has a “HYPERREV” callout. The pliable rubber heel counter has a “NIKE” callout.

Special Colorways of the Nike HyperRev 2016

fragment design x Nike HyperRev 2016 Draymond Green PE

Founded in 2003, Japanese owned fragment design collaborated with Nike and Jordan to create new and unique colorways. This company’s collaboration with Nike produced three colorways of the HyperRev 2016:

  • Black/Anthracite/Sail
  • Electric Green/Volt-White
  • Wolf Grey/Wolf Grey-Midnight Navy

Nike HyperRev 2016 Bradley Beal PE

The Swoosh made a player exclusive version of the  HyperRev 2016 for the Washington Wizards swingman Bradley Beal. Beal’s B3B logo is seen on the lateral sides of these black-and-red lace-up basketball shoes from Nike.

Nike HyperRev 2016 Draymond Green PE

The Nike HyperRev 2016 has a number of colorways dedicated to Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green. These special colorways were worn on important dates.

  • Black/Metallic Gold. This colorway was worn by Green in the Game 3 of the NBA Finals in June 8, 2016.
  • Royal Blue/Gold. This colorway was worn by Green in the Game 2 of the NBA Finals in June 5, 2016.
  • White/Gold. This colorway was worn by Green in the Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals.

Nike HyperRev 2016 “Be True”

The Nike HyperRev 2016  "Be True" was released on June 2, 2016 at $140. This basketball sneaker is bathed in gradient rainbow colors that represent the LGBT community. The upper of the shoe boasts black and white triangles, while the outsole rocks in white. The “BE TRUE” callout is inscribed on the lateral side of the shoe collar.

Nike HyperRev 2016 NCS

The Net Collectors Society collaborated with the Nike HyperRev 2016 to get ready for the NCAA. The high-top basketball shoes that their collaboration produced have a white base with multi-color graphics and a black Swoosh.

Nike HyperRev 2016 Skylar Diggins PE

In honor of Skylar Kierra Diggins-Smith’s mother Renee, Nike released an orange and black colorway of HyperRev 2016. Diggins is an Indiana-born point guard in the Women’s National Basketball Association.’You Do You’, which are her mother’s encouraging words, is seen inside the tongue. Diggins says, “Growing up, my mom was my biggest role model–the biggest influence that I had. She showed me the epitome of what I wanted to be as a woman when I grew up, and showed me what hard work was like.”


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