Who should buy the Nike LeBron XII Low

The Nike LeBron XII Low is a low-top basketball shoe with a one-bootie construction. You’d be up for this pair if:

  • You’re looking for a signature James LeBron model pair.
  • You need a pair that has enough traction and a good grip.

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High-grade midsole technology

The performance of the LeBron XII Low comes from the Phylon, Zoom, and 180 Air Max technologies in the midsole.

Nike LeBron XII Low cushion

There are two Zoom units on the forefoot that provide enough responsiveness and flexibility. The heel has a 180 Air Max technology for impact absorption.

Excellent outsole traction on the LeBron XII Low

The thick outsole has a multidirectional pattern in six hexagon units that provide enough traction in all directions.

Nike LeBron XII Low traction

When performing on the court, whether indoor or outdoor, the rubber outsole resists dust and has an excellent grip.

Simple and secure lockdown

The Nike LeBron XII Low uses a simple lace-up closure. As if the sock-like fit of the shoe is not enough, the shoe model has flat shoelaces that can be adjusted to achieve a snug fit.

Nike LeBron XII Low lockdown

Comfy yet durable material

The upper of the Nike LeBron XII Low is composed of mesh and fuse overlays. The woven mesh keeps the airflow steady. The fuse overlays and neoprene underlay keep the mesh durable.

Nike LeBron XII Low upper

For stability, there is a TPU material on both sides of the shoe, which provides stability and foot containment. The collar has a good amount of padding that provides comfort to the ankle.

Stylish aesthetic

The Nike LeBron XII Low has a low-top silhouette and one-bootie construction. The shoe model is available in more than ten colorways.

Nike LeBron XII Low style

The respected Nike Swoosh is found on the forefoot and on the medial side of the shoe.

Signature style

To signify that the shoe model is part of the LeBron series, his signature logo is located on the tongue, heel counter, and outsole. A stylish and dainty pull tab is located on the heel counter.

Nike LeBron XII Low signature pull tab

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