Nike Zoom Freak 3: Unleashing Potentials

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a basketball prodigy. He has the ability to transfer energy from leg to leg in just a split second, leaving defenders wondering what just went past them. The Nike Zoom Freak 3 is about unleashing the incredible skills and talents of Giannis and whoever wears it. Specifically, it delivers the following:

Solid traction. A stable and full-force grip on the floor is made certain by a computer-generated pattern on the outsole. It looks like a topographical map, and it maximizes contact with the the floor. 

Strapped-down feel. The laces are reinforced by a TPU strap to ensure high levels of support and containment.

Lateral support. Side-to-side footwork like the Euro step is an important part of Giannis's game. The Zoom Freak 3 ensures proper execution of such on-court moves because it has a lightweight and sturdy TPU overlay on the lateral side.

Fueled steps. Two Air Zoom units are placed right under the forefoot, and they compress with the weight of every step before they spring back in place to deliver reliable energy returns.

Specials colorways of the Freak 3 from Nike

Like many signature shoes from Nike Basketball, the Freak 3 comes in a number of colorways with special features attached to them. The following are just some: 

Project 34. A black-and-purple version of the Freak 3 is among the shoe's launch colorways. Dubbed as "Project 34," this version comes with interesting elements such as the key and lock icons on the tongue.

Orange Freak. For its summer release, the Nike Zoom Freak 3 comes in vibrant colorways such as the "Orange Freak." This iteration comes in a fun mix of salmon, melon tint, turquoise, and some blue.

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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.