Who should buy the Nike LeBron 15 Low

The Nike LeBron 15 Low was released on March 31, 2018 at a whooping $150. Like its high-top predecessor, it has a Battleknit upper that perfectly corresponds to LeBron James’s basketball needs. Aside from the comfort, flexibility, durability, and ventilation that the Battleknit provides, it boasts a beautiful 3D effect on the side panels with its reptile-like texture.

This model is a great option for you if:

  • You're a big player and would need the support and impact protection.
  • You're a Lebron James fanatic.

Nike LeBron 15 Low logo

Nike LeBron 15 Low's supportive midsole

The bounciness of the Nike LeBron 15 Low is derived from the combination of Zoom Air and Air Max units in the midsole. The Zoom Air at the forefoot provides responsiveness and court feel.

Nike LeBron 15 Low midsole

As for the Air Max unit at the heel, it delivers optimum comfort and impact protection upon landing. The shoe model has an Ortholite insole to ensure step-in comfort.

Nike LeBron 15 Low insole

Outsole setup of Nike LeBron 15 Low

The outsole of the Nike LeBron 15 Low is made of a translucent rubber compound. It boasts a multidirectional triangular and spiked traction pattern. While the pattern is known to grip any court surface well, the soft and pliable grooves easily wear off when repeatedly used outdoors.

Nike LeBron 15 Low outsole

Efficient lockdown system

Like the high-top version, the Nike LeBron 15 Low has a glove-like fit. Its upper is reinforced with Flywire, which is a lightweight technology that uses either Vectran or nylon filaments. The lace loops are connected to the Flywire, so the shoe easily delivers dependable lockdown when the laces are tightened.

Nike LeBron 15 Low laces

Nike LeBron 15's powerful construction

Designed by Jason Petrie, the Battleknit is a state-of-the-art Flyknit created for a huge, powerful, and quick athlete like LeBron James. It is specifically built to meet big players’ need for lightness, comfort, flexibility, softness, breathability, and durability. Stability is delivered by the thermo polyurethane heel counter and midfoot shank.

Nike LeBron 15 Low upper

Nike LeBron 15 Low's character and style

The Nike LeBron 15 Low is styled with 3D reptile-effect side panels. The pull tabs have triple loops for added appeal. This full-bootie and low-top silhouette comes with a transparent heel to show off the beauty of the Air Max technology.

Nike LeBron 15 Low pulltab

Both sides of the LeBron 15 Low displays the prominent Nike Swoosh. As a reminder of where the Zoom Air unit is placed, the medial side has a “ZOOM” callout.

Nike LeBron 15 Low forefoot

Facts / Specs

Weight: 14oz
Base model: Nike LeBron 15
Top: Low
Signature: LeBron James
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Nike Lebron
Colorways: White / Purple / Black / Red / Blue / Grey

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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.