Who should buy the Nike Zoom Rize

This high-top Nike basketball shoe is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with top-notch traction that is perfect for any court type
  • You are after a pair that offers exceptional lockdown to protect your feet
  • You prefer a shoe that is responsive and stable on the court

Nike Zoom Rize logo

Who should not buy the Nike Zoom Rize

For something lower to the ground, check out Nike Kyrie Low 4. According to some players, the outsole of the Zoom Rize can pick up dust at times. You can opt for Nike Zoom Freak 3 for exceptional traction. The Nike Zoom Freak 2 is also a great alternative.

Nike Zoom Rize toebox

Top-notch traction? The Nike Zoom Rize doesn't disappoint

Basketball players commented that the Nike Zoom Rize grips the floor well whether they plan on indoor or outdoor courts. The top-notch traction is brought by its pattern that provides 360-degree coverage and is hardly affected by dust.

Nike Zoom Rize outsole

Due to its reliable traction, many hoopers mentioned that this shoe is durable enough for outdoor play.

Great midsole setup

Most athletes mentioned that the midsole area of the shoe feels incredible, which provides good compression, shows responsiveness and feels quite plush.

Nike Zoom Rize midsole

Thanks to its forefoot Zoom unit, some players also commended the pair as it is very responsive and stable. Several also commended the mesh upper for providing support to their feet.

Nike Zoom Rize insole

No break-in time needed

Several players remark that the materials of the Nike Zoom Rize don't take long to break in. Some also are pleased with how this pair feels incredible once broken in.

Nike Zoom Rize back

Lockdown and support in one shoe

A significant number of buyers commended this pair's asymmetrical lacing as it provides exceptional lockdown. Some also mentioned that these Nike high-tops have excellent ankle support due to their mid-to-high-top cut with internal padding.

Nike Zoom Rize lockdown

Fits true to size

According to hoopers, the Nike Zoom Rize fits perfectly. However, wide-footers are advised to try these basketball shoes in-store if possible. This is because a partial internal cleatie provides a snug fit.

Nike Zoom Rize collar

Materials that deliver breathability

Thanks to this Nike basketball sneakers' engineered mesh upper, many are pleased with its breathable comfort. The upper also features synthetic materials that provide lightweight support and added durability.

Nike Zoom Rize front

Head to the court with style

A takedown model of sorts, the Nike Zoom Rize features a similar silhouette to its big brother the Nike AlphaDunk. A large foot at the forefoot completes the artfully-crafted design.

Nike Zoom Rize upper

Sleek colorways of the Nike Zoom Rize

The Nike Zoom Rize comes in a wide range of colors:

  • Black/Aura Green/White
  • Black/Wolf Grey/White
  • Court Purple/White/Black
  • Game Royal/Black/White
  • Gorge Green/White/Black
  • Midnight Navy/White/Black
  • Orange/White/Black
  • Team Red/Black/White
  • University Blue/White/Black
  • University Red/White/Black
  • White/Black
  • White/Black/White
  • White/Red Orbit/Aura Green

Facts / Specs

Top: High
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Features: Ankle support / Outdoor
Colorways: Red / White / Blue / Black / Green / Purple / Pink
SKUs: BQ5467002 / BQ5467101 / BQ5468001 / BQ5468100 / BQ5468300 / BQ5468401 / BQ5468402 / BQ5468500 / BQ5468600 / CV1938600

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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.