Who should buy the Nike Kyrie Low 3

This Nike basketball shoe is a great pick if:

  • You are fond of basketball and, of course, a fan of Kyrie Irving since this is his signature shoe
  • You are after a shoe made with quality materials that have effective traction

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Who should not buy the Nike Kyrie Low 3

Several hoopers complained that this shoe is not great for outdoor hooping, has a narrow size and is not a good match for heavy players. Consider the Nike Kyrie 7 for a shoe that's made for players of all levels and can withstand outdoors. You may also opt for the Nike Kyrie Low 2.

Nike Kyrie Low 3 toebox

Excellent support and court feel

Shifty basketball players commented that this model is low to the ground and offers a lot of responsiveness, due to its Zoom Air units. Some are also pleased with the shoe's synthetic heel panel, saying it provides ample support. 

Nike Kyrie Low 3 shoe heel

Players who play guard positions attested that these shoes are definitely made for them, as it helps in executing quick cuts.

Great upper materials? Check

Many mentioned that the Nike Kyrie Low 3's upper gets the job done, commenting that it is lightweight, breathable, and generally enjoyable.

Nike Kyrie Low 3 upper

Allow your feet to relax and breathe

According to several hoopers, the Nike Kyrie Low 3 has a secure fit that allows their feet to relax and breathe. This is due to its synthetic mesh and textile in the upper paired with the characteristic strap.

Nike Kyrie Low 3 lockdown

However, some complained that this model has a quite snug fit which wide-footers might not enjoy. Players with wide feet are recommended to go half a size up to avoid numbness.

Nike Kyrie Low 3: Firm cushioning

Several players mentioned that the Nike Kyrie Low 3's cushioning is very firm just like the Kyrie 2. It starts off very stiff but softens a little with a break in. 

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Durable and affordable

Several players attested that the Nike Kyrie Low 3 shows no sign of wear and tear after being used for months. Some are also pleased with its $110 price which is close to the $109 average price of the Nike Kyrie series.

Dependable grip

Some athletes attested that the shoe is perfect for quick cuts and that it is durable outsole is great for indoor or outdoor courts. This is because of its "Mystique" pattern on the sole.

Nike Kyrie Low 3 outsole

Nike Kyrie Low 3: Keeping the line's greatness

Kyrie Irving's fans come from all walks of life. To appeal to a wider audience, Nike releases together with Kyrie's mainline basketball shoes that are low cut, more affordable, but still as monstrous on the court.

The stylish aesthetics of the Kyrie Low 3 from Nike

They're not really Kyrie Irving's signature shoes if they don't have the flashiness and occasional eccentricity that characterize the NBA star. The strap bears the All-Seeing Eye symbol that's present in many of Kyrie's releases.

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It's said that this Illuminati-like emblem stands for the endless quest for the truth. In addition to this, the toe and heel also feature symbols that get their inspiration from ancient cave art and hieroglyphics.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 12.5oz
Top: Low
Signature: Kyrie Irving
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Nike Kyrie
Colorways: White / Orange / Black / Blue / Purple
SKUs: CJ1286001 / CJ1286002 / CJ1286100 / CJ1286101 / CJ1286400 / CJ1286500 / CJ1286600 / CJ1286800 / CW6228101 / DA6805200

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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.