Zoom Soldier II - How does it perform on the court?

Discussion in 'Sneaker Reviews' started by ehh, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. ehh

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    I picked these up at the outlet tonight for $65, would use them for outdoor summer use if I decide to keep them. They only had one sz 15 left so I figuredI'd grab 'em, see what NT had to say about it and then return them or keep them.

    They feel pretty snug, I'm a 15.5 ideally but I can manage with most 15's, these feel like they're pushing a 14.5 though.

    Anyone ball in these for an extended period of time?

    - Cushion/Comfort?
    - Ankle support?
    - Durability?
    - Outdoor performance?

    I'm leaning towards returning them even without playing in them, just walking around in them they don't feel amazing but I ball in Zoom BB 1's and2's mostly and most kicks don't feel great after balling in Zoom BBs. [​IMG]
     
  2. guillermo gutierez

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    does the achilles bother u in these just walkin around?
     
  3. datznasty

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    I hate mine. They have no grip whatsoever. I have some 13s, the grey/blk/reds, worn for less than an hr total, if someone wants to make an offer. I wouldalways start to wear them, get disgusted at the lack of grip, and run to the car to grab my Huarache 08s.
     
  4. 45nique15

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    good cushioning
    good traction
    ankle support is okay
    they probably run a half size small
     
  5. p5jay2

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    are these really narrow? how narrow? if they are, i might have to just sell mine
     
  6. acbboyz84

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    the heel is very clunky and the ankle support is average. However the cushioning is really nice and bouncy
     
  7. cardk5790

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    how much would you like for them?
     
  8. glenn8friedrice

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    Has anyone had problems with their ZSII's eyelets breaking? The very first time I laced them up the eyelets snapped. I could always do a Nike Claim, but Idon't feel it's right in principle for me to have to pay shipping and handling for an issue that was defective from only lacing the shoe up.

    I don't want a $93.50 walking shoe, y'know?
     
  9. guillermo gutierez

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    yes my eyelet broke on my right shoe.
     
  10. paulsen

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    I have been ballin in the Soldiers II for maybe 3 months and they have not let me down but I think they are a bit too heavy, other than that I think they aregreat.
     
  11. glenn8friedrice

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    You ever do anything to repair them, or just play with a skipped eyelet?
     
  12. guillermo gutierez

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    i never play in them cuz of the poor fit and chaffin problems in the achilles area. but i just skipped that lace on both shoes. i barely ware them now.
     
  13. glenn8friedrice

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    Guess we're in the same boat, I tried playing in them a few times, and my arch area and achilles would be raw and beat after a few hours. They're boxedfor me, unfortunately.
     
  14. lilmite87

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    balled in mine bout...hmmm....6 months now, they held up perty good they mold to ur foot the more u wear em', only thing i dont like is the weightthey're pretty heavy, and for all of u with grip probs, mine has been fine, ocasionally have to wipe them off but all in all a good ballin shoe
     
  15. gullisingh

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    I wore these shoes once on the court and they lost transaction. Just a waste of money.
     
  16. cbfpunch

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    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  17. fc1114

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    Good cushioning for me, took a while to break in as they were a bit stiff. No problems aside from that. Good value for the money.