Who should buy the Under Armour Curry 9

The UA Curry 9 appeared to work best for the following:

  • guards, especially those with Curry's play style
  • indoor players
  • wearers with regular-sized feet
  • Stephen Curry fans

Who should NOT buy the Curry 9 from Under Armour

Given its design and features, the Curry 9 wouldn't be suitable for big men and centers. There's not much cushioning, so they might end up hurting their feet. They are better off with the Nike LeBrons. If they want to stick with Under Armour, the Embiid One is a nice pick.

Wide-footers are also not this shoe's target. They may go up at least half a size if they MUST get a Curry. 

Excellent traction care of the Curry 9, anyone?

Under Armour definitely knew what they were doing when they designed the Curry 9's outsole. The bite was just so consistent you could play absolutely worry-free.

Cushioning setup for guards

The UA Curry 9 delivered a lot of court feel; its midsole is firm and really responsive. The whole tooling also provided energy return.

This would have been a perfect guard shoe if not for the base that was a little too thick. 

The upper is built for intense battles

The upper materials are now sturdier and far more responsive than the Curry 8. As a result, support is truly remarkable and stability is carefully ensured.

Even so, this shoe still managed to be really lightweight. It was only 10.4 oz (295 g), which is way below the average that stands at 12.5 oz (354g).

Hit the ground running with the Under Armour Curry 9

The Curry 9 didn't need to be broken in. Just take it out of its box and you are ready to win!

Facts / Specs

Weight: 10.4oz
Top: Mid
Signature: Stephen Curry
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Under Armour Curry
Features: Ankle support

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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.