Profile of the Nike Zoom Rize

Zoom past the defense and rise over your opponent with these high-top basketball shoes from Nike. The Zoom Rize lets you elevate your game with its extra-large Zoom unit. The shoe’s mid-to-high-top collar provides containment and support while an asymmetrical lacing system keeps you locked-in all game long.


Cushion. The Nike Zoom Rize boasts foam midsole with a large Zoom unit at the forefoot. The Zoom cushioning provides a bouncy sensation under the ball of the foot for amazing responsiveness.

Traction. These basketball sneakers from Nike feature a durable rubber outsole with a modified traction pattern. The traction pattern is designed to provide an enhanced grip on any surface.


Length and Width. According to testers, 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.

Lockdown. The Zoom Rize features a mid-to-high-top cut with internal padding that provides comfort, support, and containment throughout the ankle. An asymmetrical lacing system keeps the foot secure and locked in place. At the back of the shoe, an external overlay provides enhanced heel support and stability.


These Nike basketball sneakers feature an engineered mesh upper that offers breathable comfort. The upper also features synthetic materials that provide lightweight support and added durability.


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.

Special 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


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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.