Today we want to talk about the performance of Nike Zoom Freak 2 which is popular in 2020.
The forefoot sole of Nike Zoom Freak 2 uses ZOOM Air Cushion and TPU stabilizing plate in the part of arch.
But it doesn’t have the air cushion design on the rear sole.
It doesn’t use the double ZOOM Air cushion as previous series.
For the insole configuration, Nike Zoom Freak 2 is totally different with Nike Zoom Freak 1.
It keeps the inverse Swoosh logo design.
The colorway of Nike Zoom Freak 2 is named as Naija.
The big Swoosh logo on the side of Nike Zoom Freak 2.
The insole is white, and the outsole is black.
The vamp covers with green decorative design, like the botany leaves. The design inspiration of this colorway comes from the uniform colorway of Nigeria football team.
The appearance and insole configuration of Nike Zoom Freak 2 close to PG1. The design of Nike Zoom Freak 2 and PG1 have many similar parts.
Nike Zoom Freak 2 doesn’t have the inner sleeve design. The shoe tongue is separate. It’s suitable for different height of instep.
It’s a pity that it doesn’t have inner sleeve design.
Nike Zoom Freak 2 uses knitted vamp. It doesn’t have reinforcement on the forefoot vamp. Only the big Swoosh logo is the reinforcement of vamp.
The black pull-tab on the shoe heel extends to the big Swoosh logo, and it also has padding on the lining of shoe heel. It improves the comfort level.
The Nike Zoom Freak 2 uses 2 pieces of outsole. The forefoot sole is water wave pattern, and the rear sole is special design signature and chirography pattern.
The rear outsole has the name of Giannis’s father Charles, his mother Veronica, his brothers Francis，Thanasis, Alexis and Kostas, and his name Giannis.
Cushion Performance: 80 scores
Nike Zoom Freak 2 uses fanshaped ZOOM Air cushion on forefoot sole, so the cushion performance of Nike Zoom Freak 2 is similar to PG1.
But the difference is, the tenacity of Nike Zoom Freak 2 is more elastic than PG1.
Comparing with other series basketball shoes, with the thick foam, the rear sole of Nike Zoom Freak 2 has some cushion performance. It’s unexpected.
Fitness: 78 scores
The Nike Zoom Freak 2 doesn’t have inner sleeve design. The knitted vamp has some protection to the foot. Comparing with Nike Zoom Freak 1, the knitted vamp of Nike Zoom Freak 2 is thicker, so the fitness if better.
But the shoe tongue is not thick, and it doesn’t have the inner sleeve, the fitness of Nike Zoom Freak 2 is not good comparing with other signature basketball shoes.
Anti-torsion performance: 80 scores
The TPU design on arch with the black part design bring the excellent anti-torsion performance.
Traction Performance: 85 scores
The traction performance of Nike Zoom Freak 2 is great. The forefoot sole is water wave pattern and the rear sole is intensive pattern. It can grip the ground well.
Weight: 78 scores
Although Nike Zoom Freak 2 is a pair of low type basketball shoes. But its weight is a little heavy comparing with other low type basketball shoes.
But the center of gravity is good. It’s not too heavy.
Overall, the anti-torsion performance and traction performance of Nike Zoom Freak 2 is excellent. The insole configuration is also upgraded. The size is a little bigger than normal size, we suggest you to have a try on physical store before purchasing it on line.