Profile of the Nike KD Trey 5 VI

The Nike KD Trey 5 VI is the sixth budget model of Kevin Durant. It’s released in mid 2018 and sold at only $90 per pair. The textile upper is light and comfortable. The outsole has a wavy traction pattern that grips court surfaces well. The cushioning setup is composed of a Phylon carrier and a forefoot Zoom.

Performance

Cushion. The Nike KD Trey 5 VI comes with a Phylon midsole that provides lightweight cushioning. The signature shoe features a forefoot Zoom for impact absorption and enhanced energy return.

Traction. The Nike KD Trey 5 VI features a modified wavy traction pattern with deep and thick grooves. This setup provides maximum court control and grip to support both lateral and linear footwork.

Fit

Length and Width. There are not a lot of feedback regarding the fit of the Nike KD Trey 5 VI. Only a few have mentioned that the shoe runs narrow on their foot. There are also a few purchasers who leave comments that they chose their true Nike sizing and the shoe fits them well. Therefore, new buyers are advised to try the shoe in-store before making any purchase.  

Lockdown. To keep the foot in place, the Nike KD Trey 5 VI has a standard lace-up system and a midfoot strap. The shoelaces and tongue can be adjusted to achieve the desired fit. The stretchable midfoot strap provides additional lockdown and prevents slipping.

Material

The Nike KD Trey 5 VI comes with a mesh and textile upper. The materials make the shoe breathable and durable. The ankle collar and inner walls of the shoe are well-padded for a cushioned and comfortable all-day wear.

Style

The Nike KD Trey 5 VI is one of the many Nike basketball sneakers that are simple and easy to pair with short pants. These low-top basketball shoes look great with slim, straight-cut, and even ripped jeans.

Special Colorways of the Nike KD Trey 5 VI

The Nike KD Trey 5 VI comes in basic colorways:

  • Black/White
  • Black/Grey/Ice
  • Black/Red
  • Blue/White
  • White/Gold

Facts / Specs

Weight: 369g
Top: Mid
Signature: Kevin Durant
Lockdown: Strap, Lace-Up
Collection: Nike Kd, Nike Kd Trey 5
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Black / Blue / Grey

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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.