Profile of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2

Made to compliment Kyrie Irving’s insane handles, the Nike Kyrie Flytrap II is designed to provide maximum control and traction in all directions.

These affordable Nike basketball shoes boast a curved outsole that wraps up the sides to provide all-angle traction. At the forefoot, a Nike Zoom Air unit provides energy return for a springy and responsive feel.

The Kyrie Flytrap 2 is also equipped with a forefoot band for enhanced support and containment while quickly changing directions.

Performance

Cushion. The Nike Kyrie Flytrap II has a foam midsole equipped with Nike Zoom cushioning. This cushioning setup offers a responsive and springy feel underfoot.

Traction. The Kyrie Flytrap 2 is designed with a curved outsole to keep up with Irving’s dizzying display of jab steps, spin moves, and crossovers. The curved outsole wraps up the sides to provide traction in every direction.

Fit

Length and Width. According to reports, these low-top Nike basketball shoes fit true to size but are a bit narrow at the forefoot. Reviewers advise ordering your real size when purchasing these shoes online.

Lockdown. The Nike Kyrie Flytrap II has a lace-up closure with a flexible forefoot band for a snug fit. The flexible band also helps with containment as you quickly change your pace and move in all directions. A padded collar and external heel clip keep the ankle locked in while you breakdown the opponent’s defenses.

Material

These Nike basketball shoes are constructed with a durable screen-printed mesh upper. The durable mesh upper is designed to provide breathable support as you go full speed and make quick cuts on the court.

Style

The Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2 fits right in with the rest of Irving’s signature line. These basketball shoes feature a low-top two-piece construction with an exaggerated heel piece. An obscured “KI” logo and number 11 is found at the midfoot.

For added flair, these Kyrie Irving sneakers feature a textured heel piece and stitching around the Swoosh logo. The outsole also has a third-eye-inspired design.

Special Colorways of the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2

Currently, these low-top Nike basketball shoes are available in a few color options.

  • Black/White/Black
  • White/Black/Gold
  • Wolf Grey/Dark Grey/White/Black

Facts / Specs

Weight: 10.9oz
Top: Low
Signature: Kyrie Irving
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Nike Kyrie
Colorways: Black / Grey / White / Blue
SKUs: AO4436001 / AO4436003 / AO4436004 / AO4436005 / AO4436008 / AO4436009 / AO4436016 / AO4436100 / AO4436170 / AO4436402

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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.