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71 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews
For 80 bucks' yeah it's not bad.
For me, they did perform as a $50 sneaker.
Assert your dominance on the court and show your opponents that you are one of the best with the Nike Zoom Assersion.
Focused on lightweight lockdown, the Zoom Assersion features lightweight and breathable materials with comfortable cushioning so you feel great and can play at your best.
Cushion. The Nike Zoom Assersion features a lightweight Injected Phylon midsole and a forefoot Zoom Air unit that delivers plush underfoot cushioning.
The Injected Phylon foam adds a layer of flexible cushioning that offers a lightweight feel while the low-profile Zoom Air unit delivers responsive cushioning.
The Zoom Assersion’s cushioning setup provides supportive comfort and keeps your every step light and nimble.
Traction. Built for quick directional changes, the Nike Zoom Assersion features a banked midsole that is designed to provide support and stability when hitting hard angles on the court.
The durable rubber outsole has a micro-traction pattern that wraps around the sides of the midsole to increase traction when making hard cuts.
The shoe’s traction is designed to help engage every part of your foot, enabling you to step confidently in any direction.
Length and Width. The Nike Zoom Assersion is advertised as true to size. However, the shoes reportedly run a little long. Normal- and narrow-footers are advised to go down half a size. Wide-footers can stay true to size.
Lockdown. An engineered mesh forefoot band works with the Flywire cables to adapt to your multidirectional movements while maintaining lockdown.
A plush foam padding provides stability and support during lateral movements. It also offers a comfortable fit around the ankle collar.
The Nike Zoom Assersion’s upper is made of lightweight textile and some synthetic materials that offer breathable comfort during intense play. Fuse overlays add durability on high-wear areas.
Nike Basketball is driven by their signature lines, but their footwear catalog is much larger than what’s usually reported. Sporting a low-top silhouette, the Nike Zoom Assersion takes its design cues from signature models such as the Kyrie 3 and Nike PG1.
With the Nike Zoom Assersion, you can definitely ball on a budget and still look dope while doing it.
The Nike Zoom Assersion comes in the following colors:
- Black/Light Brown Gum
- Black/Total Crimson/White
- Black/White-Gym Red
- Black/White/Wolf Grey/Light Aqua
- Game Royal/Dark Grey-Black
- White/Black/Cool Grey/Blk
- White/Chrome/Glacier Blue/Pure Platinum