Nike Basketball (any brand) Rotation/Performance Reviews

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  1. alchemist iq

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    One of the G.O.A.T basketball ever made for man.

    If you know, you know.
     
  2. Naruto

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    The newer one is cheaper to make and lasts longer. Schools complained about durability. It is rumor I read somewhere
     
  3. Kinfolk

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    Shoe review Jordan/God Schwollo said at one point that he is hoarding OG TF1000’s in storage.

    My efforts to get him to sell me some have been futile.
     
  4. hoopla

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    OG's remember when the Jet was the best ball in the gym
     
  5. youngthundercat

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    dog im conviced nike just trash in the waist, i 100% agree with the legs.


    lowkey i love eastbay joints and you cant beat the price.
     
  6. jaynev

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    Saw newer Nike pro combat tights that had the gel-type stuff within the waistband, presumably to help them stay in place. I do want to try. Haven't pulled yet though.
     
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  7. youngthundercat

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    man i always loved the solution.
     
  8. youngthundercat

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    man i cant drop 70 on some tights...i refuse to. lol
     
  9. jaynev

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    Oh they were like 45-50 retail but would end up being 25ish or so at outlet if i remember correctly
     
  10. alchemist iq

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    Love it. Gave my feelings in the specific thread.
     
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  13. bballkid11

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    Harrrrd
     
  14. bballkid11

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    Not too bad for 34.99$ actually love the lockdown and traction. Not as comfy in the heel but the front zoom is great. I know they’ll wear down fast but worth the price.

    Balled in them today

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  15. ironhorse75

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    Pretty solid season for sigs. I could take the Harden 3, WNZ2, KD 12, or the Lebron 16 out and feel confident in getting everything I need and want out of a performer.
     
  16. vladimir dinero

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    Had another hoops session with the KD 12. Traction is still just average to slightly above average, but everything else about this shoe is very good to great. Pain in my arches is finally gone and the cushioning has been great on my old *** knees.

    This blend of fit, cushioning, court feel, and minimalism with weight/bulk is going to make it hard for me to pick anything else for a while. If we get a solid rubber outsole that performs anything like the Protro 1/WNZ2, then I’ll def stock up
     
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  17. jaynev

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    How would your compare protro 1 cushion to KD12?
     
  18. frank mucus

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    Isn't the zoom unit in the Protro 1 thinner than the OG?
     
  19. alchemist iq

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    I really need a boost basketball sneaker for the low.

    Byw x
    Harden 1 or 3
    Is in my radar
     
  20. jaynev

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    Marque boost? Low top only? After harden 1 and CE16 I’ve moved on. Pretty sure adidas basketball will be from boost pretty soon too. Next harden rumored to have lightning strike.
     
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  21. alchemist iq

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    I read some adidas press release stuff they are using lightstrike on the harden vol 4.
     
  22. vladimir dinero

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    KD forefoot feels a little faster and Protro heel feels faster and less springy than the KD. I actually prefer regular zoom vs the articulated but at that point it’s just splitting hairs. These two setups are better than just about anything else on the market

    It feels like the protro is thinner. Tried them on side by side, but hard to tell for sure because my OGs are beat up. I’m pretty sure schwollo did a comparison in his review tho

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  23. vladimir dinero

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    Harden 3 boost is more on the firm side so if you’re looking for the plush boost go with the byw x
     
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  24. soychulo

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    Original Wilson Jet Leather is the goat ball. After years of use it turned almost black and was smooth.