Who should buy the Nike Zoom Shift

Zoom past the defense as you shift to top speed with the Nike Zoom Shift. Engineered for quickness to suit today’s fast-paced game, the Zoom Shift features a lightweight mesh upper and a Zoom Air bag that delivers cushioned comfort and incredible stability as you cruise all over the court at high speeds. If you're a speedy one or want to be quick, you'd get this pair. This would also be a perfect option for you if:

  • You're into outdoor games, as this pair does exceptionally well on that court.
  • You'd want to be quick and responsive on your game without sacrificing comfort and stability.

Nike Zoom Shift nike swoosh

Nike's midsole technologies

The Nike Zoom Shift features a Phylon foam midsole that adds cushioning, offering supportive comfort ideal for quick jumps and landings while a forefoot Zoom Air unit delivers a responsive ride on-court.

Nike Zoom Shift midsole mid

Sturdy outsole framework of Zoom Shift

The durable outsole of the Zoom Shift delivers on-court traction through a rubber tread pattern that wraps up its sides, enhancing grip during lateral movements and high-speed cuts.

Nike Zoom Shift outsole top

Adaptive secure lockdown

With a mid-top cleatie construction and molded heel counter, the Zoom Shift offers comforting support while its dynamic webbing system provides an adaptive lockdown.

Nike Zoom Shift laces

Nike Zoom Shift's outstanding upper construction

The Nike Zoom Shift has a lightweight textile upper that features mesh throughout for breathable comfort. The combination of mesh and textile improves ventilation, keeping your feet  comfortable and fresh while you are working up a sweat.

Nike Zoom Shift mesh upper

Zoom Shift's super style

The Nike Zoom Shift’s unique design packs just enough technology to make it formidable on-court while still being cool and comfortable to wear on the streets.

Nike Zoom Shift toebox

Its mid-top silhouette has pull-loops on the heel and tongue to help with easy on and off while a padded footbed adds comfort.

Nike Zoom Shift pulltab

Capping-off its contrasting colors is the prominent Swoosh branding on the lateral side of the forefoot that extends to the midfoot.

Nike Zoom Shift forefoot

Facts / Specs

Weight: 12.9oz
Top: Mid
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Red / Black / White / Grey / Blue / Green
SKUs: 319116102 / 897653002 / 897653003 / 897653101 / 897653400 / 897653601 / 897811001 / 897811100 / 897811300 / 897811401

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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.