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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82 / 100 based on 8 expert reviews

  • 88 / 100 | WearTesters

    They're as good as the mids in my opinion though, I just like lows better so that's what I would go with.

  • 88 / 100 | JAHRONMON

    If you are not a low top lifer like some baller are, the low is not going to be for you.

  • 80 / 100 | LiveforBball

    I would recommend this over the mid version IF you like lows and know the experience. I would recommend this over the mid version IF you like lows and know the experience.

  • 78 / 100 | Schwollo

    The Curry Two Mid is still easily my goto so I highly suggest the Mid over the Low.

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Profile of the Under Armour Curry Two Low

The Curry 2 comes back with the same, if not better, SpeedForm upper, Charged cushion technology, and organic herringbone pattern. This time, as a low-top.

Since the Curry 2 Low is not for fierce playing, Under Armour released a Low-top Stephen Curry basketball shoe as an alternative– the Curry 6.  It has the right amount of HOVR cushioning covered with Energy Web to retain its shape. It is designed like a running shoe to absorb the impact and returns energy.

Performance

Cushion. The Curry 2 Low uses the same full-length Charged cushioning in the midsole as the mid-top, thus it performs just at par with the original shoe in converting energy upon landing into energy for take off. Responsiveness and court-feel are both a check on this shoe. The heel is split for a smooth heel-to-toe transition.

Traction. On the outsole, the shoe retains the same firm rubber compound and multidirectional organic herringbone pattern used on the original mid-top; providing the same exact grip that the original shoe was critically acclaimed for.

Fit

Length and Width. Although some reviewers say that the shoe runs small and initially feels a little too snug, the Curry Two Low actually fits true to size and will conform to the wearer's feet after breaking in. Hence, going with your standard Under Armour size is advised for this shoe.

Lockdown. The shoe utilizes its external heel counter and midfoot shank to provide a stable foundation and secure fit that work together to eliminate internal slips. The shoe hugs the foot through its top-notch eyestay lacing system.  At the center of the tongue is a lace loop that helps secure it in place.

Material

Created in a bra factory in China, the UA SpeedForm molds to the shape of your foot and provides a light and breathable structure. Unlike the mid-top Curry 2 that uses a combination of SpeedForm and synthetic material on the upper, the low-top uses SpeedForm in its full length. There is a fuse overlay on the toe box to protect the shoe from toe drags.

As mentioned, a full-length Charged cushion is in the midsole of the shoe. Although they are similarly set up, the UA Curry Two Low’s cushion is slightly softer.

Style

For players who prefer designs that are muted but still attractive, the Under Armour Curry 2 Low fits the bill with its clean colorways. The Under Armour logo is embossed on the lateral side of the shoe while the Stephen Curry logo can be seen on the tongue and on the forefoot.

 


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