Who should buy the Nike LeBron XIV

The Nike LeBron XIV is a mid-top shoe that has the Zoom technology and Phylon for responsiveness and comfort. Having these capabilities is a big advantage. Additionally, this pair is for you if:

  • You’re a wide-footer, and needs a shoe that delivers the best fit, breathability, and security.
  • You’re a big athlete and plays center. The unique digital traction pattern on this pair offers you an excellent court grip.

Nike LeBron XIV logo top

Outstanding Nike technologies

The outstanding performance of the LeBron 14 comes from the Zoom technology and Phylon in the midsole. To deliver good responsiveness, cushioning, and impact protection; the four thick Zoom units are evenly distributed.

Nike LeBron XIV midsole front

The midfoot has a TPU support plate that offers a smooth heel-to-toe transition. The midsole is made of Phylon, which is a lightweight and responsive foam.

Incredible outsole of LeBron 14

The Nike LeBron 14 has a translucent rubber outsole that features a digital traction pattern that is divided into several hexagonal units.

Nike LeBron XIV outsole top

The large flex grooves provide a good amount of flexibility and court grip. The translucent outsole of the Nike LeBron XIV is designed for indoor and outdoor courts.

Lockdown capabilities

To keep the foot secured, the Nike LeBron XIV makes use of a lot of technologies. It has a simple lace-up closure that is further improved by its Flywire system. This technology uses cables that are connected to the shoelaces to keep the foot on lockdown.

Nike LeBron XIV lockdown

The Velcro strap adds extra security to the midfoot and heel. To prevent heel slippage, the shoe has internal and external heel counters.

LeBron 14’s high-quality construction

The upper of the Nike LeBron 14 is made of engineered mesh. The synthetic leather and fuse overlays on the forefoot provides durability to the shoe. The mesh has perforations that provide ventilation to the foot.

Nike LeBron XIV upper

To add durability to the shoe and comfort to the foot, there is a neoprene underlay beneath the mesh. The inner of the shoe has an ample amount of padding that provides comfort and support to the ankle.

Nike’s style and setup

The mid-top Nike LeBron 14 has a one-bootie construction. The shoe model comes in over ten colorways. Depending on the colorway, some outsole rubbers are translucent to showcase the Zoom technology used in the shoe.

Nike LeBron XIV swoosh

The prominent Nike Swoosh is found on the strap and medial side of the shoe. To showcase the technology used in the midsole, a NIKE ZOOM callout is embossed on the heel counter.

LeBron’s superb mark

The logo of LeBron James that is found on the heel counter and outsole marks the shoe model as part of his signature line. The tongue and heel counter have pull tabs, making it convenient to get in and out of the shoe.

Nike LeBron XIV pull

Facts / Specs

Weight: 399g
Top: Mid
Signature: LeBron James
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Nike Lebron
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Black / White / Red / 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.