Facts

  • Top

    High-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise well above the ankle to keep sprints and jumps stable and well-supported. You sure can fly high when you have high-top basketball shoes to tie.

    Mid-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise just up to where the ankles are. Providing support and flexibility so fine, mid-top basketball shoes surely hold the line.

    Low-Top

    Basketball shoes that leave the ankles exposed for a better range of motion. Be flexible with your blows, get basketball shoes that are low.

  • Signature

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes embody the athleticism and symbolize the life of certain on-court legends. Hooping will surely be fine when you get kicks from their signature lines.

  • Lockdown
    Lace-Up

    Strap

    Hoop shoes that drop the traditional laces in favor of velcro straps for better efficiency. Secure strap basketball shoes, and have them in various hues.

    Lace-Up

    Basketball shoes that stick with the good old laces for that familiar security and lockdown. Get lace-up basketball shoes to tie because they never go out of style.

    Slip-On

    Basketball shoes with uppers that provide a glove-like fit without the help of any lockdown mechanism. Do nothing but go in with slip-on basketball shoes .

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes combine the powers of more than one lockdown styles for an improved fit and a much more stable ride. Get more bases covered with these basketball shoes.

  • Price
    $130
  • Weight
    13oz

    Good to know

    Basketball shoes usually weigh between 300g and 400g for speed and agility. Write your on-court tale with basketball shoes that barely tip the scales.

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89 / 100 based on 15 expert reviews

  • 90 / 100 | Hoop And Life

    This is a great shoe for guards and all ya'll smaller players.

  • 88 / 100 | JAHRONMON

    The Curry 2 does notthing wrong, but could do a few things better, namely support and impact protection.

  • 99 / 100 | Schwollo

    With the Curry Two, I have a new go to shoe that claims my top spot.

  • 88 / 100 | WearTesters

    Honestly, if I reach for the Curry One or Two, I am reacing for the Clutchfit Drive still.

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Profile of the Under Armour Curry Two

Coming out as Stephen Curry’s second signature shoe, the Under Armour Curry Two features multidirectional herringbone, Charged cushioning, and a fantastic-fitting SpeedForm upper. All of which add up to create a solid shoe.

2019 has been a big year for the release of Stephen Curry’s sixth Under Armour basketball shoe. With its overly positive reviews, some users can’t help but compare the shoe to the previous Under Armour models of the Warriors star. There are claims that the Curry 2 has better traction than the newest shoe.

Performance

Cushion. Stephen Curry is said to have loved the Charged cushioning on the Curry One; thus, the second iteration also has a full-length Charged foam in the midsole. This foam technology converts impact energy into push-off energy that helps produce explosive steps. The shoe has a slightly extended outrigger that adds stability to the feet. The midsole is split into three sections for a smooth heel-to-toe transition.

Traction. The Curry Two uses an organic herringbone pattern for its outsole. The lines are thick and  multidirectional, ensuring a consistent grip. The shoe can be used indoors or outdoors since the grooves are quite deep. However, sticking to indoors will keep the pattern longer.

Fit

Length and Width. The shoe fits true to size. You can go with your standard Under Armour Basketball size when purchasing.

Lockdown. With its one-to-one fit and external TPU heel counter, the foot will not go anywhere. A rigid midfoot shank delivers locked-in stability while the wide lace holes allow the shoe to grasp the feet completely.

Material

The Curry Two’s upper uses a breathable and light constructed material called SpeedForm. This textile-like material covers the midfoot to the heel and is joined to a synthetic material on the toebox. The upper provides ample support and enough flexibility to accommodate an ankle brace. The material conforms to the foot after a couple of wears.

The shoe has a TPU heel cup and midfoot shank for added stability. The UA Curry Two also has Charged cushioning in the midsole.

Style

The Curry Two is considered as a mid-top that balances ankle support with the ability to have a range of motions. The shoe’s aesthetic plays on the different textures of the SpeedForm and the synthetic material. On the medial side of the heel, a phrase written in Stephen Curry’s handwriting says, “I can do all things..” Curry’s initial “SC” is embossed on the tongue and the lateral forefoot. The Under Armour logo is found on the lateral side of the shoe, the tip of the toe box, and the midfoot shank.


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