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Unboxing and Closed Look:KYRIE 7

The Kyrie series basketball shoes are the top three NIKE basketball shoes. It has several colorways and it’s comfortable. The price is also competitive.


The shoebox design is concise, it’s printed with Kyrie’s logo.

The tag on the side of shoebox

It has the designing drafts inside.

The vamp is knit and covered with nylon reinforcing mesh, and it has the hot-melting stripes to improve the supporting performance.

The knitted vamp is covered with nylon reinforcing mesh, and it has hot melting tape to improve the overall supporting performance.

It cancels the Velcro and uses 4 pieces of plastic buckles to cover the vamp.

The unique shoe lacing holes and Kyrie logo is special.

It has Swoosh logo on the side of vamp. The mesh fabric footwear upper reduce the weight.

It’s said that the eye color on the shoe heel is different if the colorway is different.

The shoe heel insole uses groove design, it will deform when stressing to improve the comfort level.

HIS LEGACY IS GOING TO LIVE ON FOREVER is in honour of Kobe Bryant. It’s to continue the Mamba spirit.

The integrated outsole has a big Kyrie logo on the arch position.

The left shoe head is ELIZABETH, the name of Kyrie’s mother.

The right shoe head is AZURIE, the name of Kyrie’s daughter.

It has 7 shark teeth shape on the forefoot sole. It means Kyrie 7.

ZOOM TURBO is the cushion technology of Kyrie 7.

The new knife shape pattern is big and deep. It’s easy to get stuck the small stones.

The inner side of outsole has upturning design.

It has Kyrie mark on the shoe heel.

XDR rubber

The shoe-pad is printed with ARTICULATED ZOOM multidirectional separated ZOOM, which is also used in Kyrie 5 and Kyrie 6.

The composite textile vamp

The computational traction pattern has good traction performance.

It’s better not to take off the shoe-pad, as the glue is strong.

The length of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is 274mm.

The width of EUR42.5 forefoot shoe-pad is 95.05mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 4.9mm.

The EVA insole fabric

Kyrie 7 VS Kyrie 6

Kyrie 7

Kyrie 6

Kyrie 7 uses multi-layer composite vamp. The inner side of outsole has upturning design to improve the supporting performance and protection. The structure is succinct.

Kyrie 7 cancel the lace up, it uses several pieces of TPU to reinforce the vamp.

The outside TPU of Kyrie 7 forefoot vamp cooperate with the rubber outsole to improve the lateral supporting performance.

Kyrie 7 uses mesh fabric and leather on the upper and shoe heel.

The height of Kyrie 7 is increased.

The outsole pattern of Kyrie 7 is big and rough.

The unit weight of EUR42.5 Kyrie 7 is 369.9g, and the unit weight of EUR42.5 Kyrie 6 is 421.3g. It’s lighter about 12%.


The appearance of Kyrie 7 is more succinct. It doesn’t have complicated design. It keeps some previous design, but also has obvious change.

The pull-tab of shoe heel is useful. It’s convenient to put on and take off. The fitness and stability is good. The shoe upper uses textile material, it’s a little soft.

We can feel the resilience of forefoot ZOOM Air cushion. It reduces the center of gravity. We will test it to see the actual performance.