Who should buy the  Nike PG2 

Regarded as one of the league’s best two-way players, Paul George needs a basketball shoe that can keep him focused on both ends of the floor. His second signature basketball shoe does just that.

This pair is definitely for you because:

  • You're a Paul George superfan and would want to experience the enhanced and improved model.
  • You're an agile player and need a shoe that would respond to your every move.

Nike PG2 logo

Nike PG2's impressive midsole setup

The Nike PG2 has a soft foam midsole with a low-profile 10-millimeter Zoom Air unit to provide a smooth, responsive, and stable ride all game long.

Nike PG2 zoom

In the forefoot, the larger Zoom Air bag offers increased on-court responsiveness and comfort to keep your every step lightning fast. A 6mm foam sockliner is also designed to enhance underfoot comfort.

Nike PG2 forefoot

Improved grippy outsole of Nike PG2 

The Nike PG2 has a full-length rubber outsole that features an updated traction pattern to deliver improved grip on a variety of surfaces.

Nike PG2 outsole

This new and improved traction allows you to move quickly on both ends of the court. The outsole also has pistoned zones that flex as you move.

Nike PG2 outsole bottom

Stable secue lockdown

Nike decided to forego the forefoot strap that was used in the PG1. Instead, the new dynamic wing design of the Nike PG2 keeps your forefoot secure and locked in.

Nike PG2 lockdown

These forefoot straps are engineered to provide you with much-needed stability during quick changes in direction. The PG2’s lacing system also feed through these mesh bands to deliver a locked-in feel.

Nike PG2 strap

Extended lace loops, an updated traditional tongue, and an inner collar offer a more dynamic fit.

Nike PG2's durable construction

Depending on the Nike PG2’s colorway, the upper is made of either mesh, synthetic, and/or leather materials.

Nike PG2 material

The mesh provides a lightweight feel and enhances breathability. An inner sleeve wraps your foot to provide unparalleled comfort while a thick sockliner offers a plush feel underfoot.

Nike PG2 ankle collar

Paul George's signature style

Nike designer Tony Hardman returned to create the second iteration of Paul George’s signature sneaker. During the design process, George and Hardman came up with five guidelines to ensure that the Nike PG2’s influence extends to both basketball and sneaker culture.

Nike PG2 style back

The PG2 now boasts a sleeker design than its predecessor. Without the prominent forefoot strap, these signature Nike basketball shoes allow you to be faster on your feet.

Nike PG2 style front

Signature details include George’s PG-13 logo that can be seen on the insole, tongue, and heel tab. An inverse Nike Swoosh caps off the shoe’s sleek silhouette.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 13oz
Top: Low
Signature: Paul George
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Colorways: Blue / Black / White / Grey / Purple / Green
SKUs: AJ2039002 / AJ2039003 / AJ2039100 / AJ2039300 / AJ2039400 / AJ2039402 / AJ5163100 / AO1750300 / AO2986001 / AT7815002

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Author
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.