The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (2024)

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (1)
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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (4)
The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (5)
The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (6)

8.3

EXPERT RATING

9

reviews

8.6

USER RATING

27

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot.

Best Suitable For:

Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements.

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Category Performance Ratings:

Expert Ratings (

9

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User Ratings (

27

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Traction

8.4

Cushion

8.2

Materials

8.0

Support

8.7

Fit

7.9

Outdoor

58%

Weight & Sizing:

Weight:

light

heavy

Sizing:

small

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Width:

narrow

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Expert Rating8.38.7(0.4)8.1(0.2)8.2(0.1)7.9(0.4)7.7(0.6)
User Rating8.69.3(0.7)9.3(0.7)8.4(0.2)8.4(0.2)8.5(0.1)
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Colorways of Jordan Zion 2:
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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (13)

Red / Black

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$

62.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (14)

White / Black / Dynamic Turquoise / Volt

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$

74.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (15)

Black / Siren Red / Black / Light Smoke Grey

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$

76.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (16)

Fossil / Team Gold / University Red / Sail

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$

80.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (17)

White / Black / Photon Dust / Flash Crimson

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$

80.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (18)

Barely Green / Flash Crimson / Volt

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$

83.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (19)

Hyper Royal / White / Black

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$

84.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (20)

Black / Green Strike / Bright Crimson / White

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$

88.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (21)

Cool Grey

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$

95.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (22)

Off-White / Coconut Milk

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$

98.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (23)

White / Metallic Gold / Vast Grey

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$

106.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (24)

Flax / Sesame / Fauna Brown / Muslin

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$

107.00

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The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (25)

"Hope Diamond"

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131.00

Jordan Zion 2 Review

Pros:

Solid traction

Support and lockdown are on point

Cons:

Kind of heavy

Not the most breathable materials

Performance of the Jordan Zion 2:

The Jordan Zion 2 plays with consistent traction, especially on clean courts. The cushioning is responsive but also bouncy. It felt well-balanced, although not the most plush. Reviewers had split opinions on the materials. Some liked that the materials were durable and provided extra support, but others felt the shoe was not breathable or flexible. The reviewers agreed that the support and lockdown were one of the better, more consistent features. The strap, in particular, does a good job of locking you into the shoe. Overall, the Jordan Zion 2 performs well for players who make a lot of hard cuts.

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Expert Reviews of the Jordan Zion 2:

Expert Rating:8.3(ranks #176 of 303)

10 - Amazing

9 - Great

3

8 - Good

6

7 - Average

6 - Subpar

5 - Poor

RunStretchTech

July 7, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 is an excellent basketball shoe. I was balanced and supported the whole time. They weren't the most breathable and are a bit heavy, though.

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8.5

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

There's not much to complain about with the Jordan Zion 2. It's a low-to-the-ground, supportive basketball shoe with one of the best tractions available.

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8.5

Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 has some of the best materials on a signature shoe to go along with being the most supportive shoe on the market.

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8.4

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

I had a very good time playing in the Jordan Zion 2. The shoe offers a lot of support, and I was impressed with the cushioning and traction setup.

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8.4

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 has a better traction and cushion setup than the Zion 1, which makes this a great shoe to play in.

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8.4

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 is a solid shoe for players that like to operate in the paint and utilize lateral movement to their advantage. They are probably the best shoe for sturdy post players.

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8.2

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 is an upgrade from the Jordan Zion 1. The traction is good, the cushion feels nice, and the support is there.

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8.0

Soled Out Reviews

July 26, 2022

If you can try the Jordan Zion 2 on for size first, I'd recommend it as a performance basketball shoe. Just make sure that the Achilles pillows don't feel uncomfortable for you.

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7.5

Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

In my opinion, the Jordan Zion 2 is worse than last year's model. The traction is decent, and the support was great. However, I didn't like the materials and cushioning was mediocre.

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User Reviews of the Jordan Zion 2:

User Rating:8.6(ranks #152 of 303)

10 - Amazing

1

9 - Great

18

8 - Good

7

7 - Average

1

6 - Subpar

5 - Poor

8.6

João Pedrp

January 10, 2024

The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (27)

The most versatile sneaker I've ever worn.The traction isn't amazing, but it works very well on clean courts and picks up a bit of dust.The cushioning is incredible, with a heel, comfortable and responsive. The best part of the Zion 2INCREDIBLE FIT AND MATERIAL THAT I LOVED. Great feel on the court, low to the ground and very secure.Great fit.I love the Zion because my heel and ankle don't hurt and it has incredible sensitivity on the court.The Zion can be used by PGs and even for Centers

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8.6

JMGRM83

November 2, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (28)

I liked it, at first the materials were bad, but when you break it in they get really good, the traction is pretty good, but when you are wearing this for a long time your feet might hurt a little but is not a big deal, the cushion and support are both amazing, it's a better option for big guys but you can also do good with them as a guard. Now I have these shoes for about 2-3 months and they are holding up great playing manly outdoors, and after broken in they feel kinda minimal tbh.

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Metalfingers

October 27, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (29)

I play only on an outdoor court and I gotta say this shoe was worth every penny. After almost 2 months of everyday use the shoe is holding up pretty well. Most of the outsole is still intact except for a really small line in the forefoot area that doesn't really affect that much of the performance. Cushion is great, I can easily play +3 hours straight and don't feel any considerable foot pain. I have to say that you need to break the shoe in before taking an opinion on this shoe.

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8.0

GGarrido

October 13, 2023

Possibly the best option offered by Jordan and Nike for outdoor play in recent years, decent traction and perfect cushioning for playing on cement and highly recommended for indoor positions, although as a perimeter player I have not noticed a pair with a lot of cushioning They support the foot very well, although they get tight on the toes when you've been playing for a while. The velcro honestly doesn't adjust the foot at all.

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9.0

Hoopsgeek

October 11, 2022

The Jordan Zion 2 is a supportive shoe with traction to boot. Recommended for players that rely on lateral cuts and movements. (30)

Once you slightly break in the shoes takes about 2 or 3 wears the pads and whole shoe form to your foot. Extremely comfortable and top tier traction. It also provide amazing sport while not feeling heavy. The air strobel unit in the heel with the zoom air up front provide amazing bounce. For the price one of then if not the best shoe.

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Traction of the Jordan Zion 2:

Expert

Traction

Rating:8.4(ranks #178 of 303)

User

Traction

Rating:8.4(ranks #188 of 303)

10 - Amazing

4

9 - Great

14

8 - Good

15

7 - Average

2

6 - Subpar

5 - Poor

1

9.0

RunStretchTech

July 7, 2022

The traction surprised me by performing better than expected.

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9.5

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

The traction is the best aspect of the Zion 2. After breaking them in for an hour, they performed like one of the best traction patterns on the market.

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7.5

Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

You won't have any issues playing on clean courts, but make sure to wipe on dusty courts.

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9.0

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

I was surprised with how well the traction performed. It's fantastic, especially on clean courts.

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9.0

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

The traction is a huge upgrade on the Zion 2. This setup is one of the best from Jordan Brand.

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8.0

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

The traction performs really well when you're going side-to-side and making lateral cuts.

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8.0

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

The traction performs pretty well. It bites on clean courts, but you need to wipe for dustier courts.

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8.0

Soled Out Reviews

July 26, 2022

I had no issues with the traction.

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Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

I would say the traction on a clean court is decent, but it isn't good on dusty courts. They excel when making lateral movements.

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Cushion of the Jordan Zion 2:

Expert

Cushion

Rating:8.2(ranks #192 of 303)

User

Cushion

Rating:8.7(ranks #121 of 303)

10 - Amazing

8

9 - Great

9

8 - Good

16

7 - Average

2

6 - Subpar

1

5 - Poor

9.0

RunStretchTech

July 7, 2022

I feel balanced when I elevate in these shoes. There were no issues with the cushioning for me.

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8.5

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

The Zion 2 isn't as plush as last year's model. The heel provides plenty of impact protection, but the forefoot is lower to the ground than expected.

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Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

I enjoyed the cushioning setup. The shoe felt soft and comfortable right out of the box. There's impact protection in the heel and springiness in the forefoot.

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9.0

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

This shoe has been one of my favourite cushioning setups recently. You feel low-to-the-ground, and it has a lot of bounce. The foam is also soft.

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8.0

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

The cushion setup feels better in the Zion 2 than the Zion 1. It feels lower to the ground and more responsive. There's also plenty of impact protection under the heel.

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8.0

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

The Air Strobel unit and shank only go to the midfoot, so the priority is on the heel. The Phylon does feel soft, and I felt like I was getting a lot of bounce out of the shoe.

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9.0

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

An Air Strobel in the back and a forefoot Zoom unit combine to offer impact protection, bounce, and responsiveness.

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8.0

Soled Out Reviews

July 26, 2022

I have a love/hate relationship with the cushioning setup. The back half of the shoe uses an Air Strobel on half of the shoe. I loved the back half. I can feel the forefoot Zoom unit, but it could be much better.

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6.0

Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

I was very disappointed with the cushioning. It bottomed out too quickly. It's firm and does offer decent responsiveness.

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Materials of the Jordan Zion 2:

Expert

Materials

Rating:8.0(ranks #189 of 303)

User

Materials

Rating:8.1(ranks #179 of 303)

10 - Amazing

2

9 - Great

8

8 - Good

20

7 - Average

5

6 - Subpar

1

5 - Poor

8.0

RunStretchTech

July 7, 2022

I didn't like how the shoe felt initially, but after breaking them in, it felt pretty good.

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7.5

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

Mesh and synthetics make up most of the shoe. The materials feel cheap but don't hinder performance.

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9.5

Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

I love what Jordan Brand did with the materials of the shoe. The suede feels soft, and the whole shoe feels breathable.

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8.0

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

On the forefoot, we have mesh. It's not bad and feels soft. Most materials on the shoe are synthetic. It doesn't feel stiff or cumbersome, though.

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8.0

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

The materials are relatively thin but perform well. The shoe doesn't feel as bulky as it looks.

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9.0

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

There are lots of panelling elements on the upper that work well to assist the fit and support.

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8.0

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

The mesh material could be of better quality, but it doesn't feel too cheap. The heel area, however, does feel cheap. Performance isn't affected, though.

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8.0

Soled Out Reviews

July 26, 2022

There's tons of mesh and synthetic leather on the sneaker. It's a comfortable shoe.

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6.0

Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

Personally, I don't like the materials on the Zion 2. It's not breathable and it's stiff instead of flexible.

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Support of the Jordan Zion 2:

Expert

Support

Rating:8.7(ranks #95 of 303)

User

Support

Rating:9.1(ranks #47 of 303)

10 - Amazing

12

9 - Great

16

8 - Good

5

7 - Average

3

6 - Subpar

5 - Poor

9.0

RunStretchTech

July 7, 2022

One of the best features of the shoe is the ankle support. The shoe is also very stable.

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8.5

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

These shoes' support features fit Zion's play style perfectly. They're stable, wide, and balanced.

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10.0

Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

I think this is the most supportive basketball shoe on the market. The heel counter is rigid, and the velcro strap helps keep you secure.

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9.0

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

The forefoot strap doesn't do much, but the rest of the shoe provides plenty of support. This shoe is one of the more supportive shoes that you can get.

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9.0

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

The large heel cup provides extra support around your ankle. The lacing system and strap also work to lock you down well.

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9.0

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

The forefoot strap helps you dial in the amount of support you get towards the front of the shoe. The containment is also phenomenal, and the heel counter is the thickest I've ever seen.

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8.0

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

I had no issues with the support. The internal heel counter keeps you contained, and the materials kept me from sliding laterally.

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Soled Out Reviews

July 26, 2022

Heel slip-in comfort is probably my biggest gripe with the shoe, but the rest of the shoe is plenty supportive. The strap doesn't do much, but I liked that Jordan Brand included it.

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Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

The ankle pillows in the heel area caused me a lot of discomfort even after breaking them in. The strap does a good job of locking down your foot.

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Fit of the Jordan Zion 2:

Expert

Fit

Rating:7.9(ranks #251 of 303)

User

Fit

Rating:8.5(ranks #162 of 303)

10 - Amazing

5

9 - Great

10

8 - Good

13

7 - Average

7

6 - Subpar

5 - Poor

8.0

RunStretchTech

July 7, 2022

The shoe fit more snugly than I would've liked.

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8.5

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

The forefoot strap works well to help dial in the fit. Length-wise, the shoe is perfect too.

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7.5

Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

The only gripe I have with the fit is in the heel area. The collar rubbed against my heel, and it needed to break in.

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7.0

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

The narrowness of the forefoot caused some pain on the outside of my foot, but it got better the more I played in the shoe.

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8.0

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

The forefoot strap provides extra customizability to allow you to get the right fit. The shoe offers a great fit overall.

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8.0

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

The strap worked to help customize the fit of the shoe. The first few runs could cause issues around the ankle until the shoe breaks in.

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8.0

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

The overlays on the forefoot can cause some pinching pain. Besides that, the fit was solid for me.

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8.0

Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

The fit starts out snug, but after breaking the shoe in, they become a more regular fit.

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Durability of the Jordan Zion 2:

User

Durability

Rating:8.6(ranks #125 of 303)

10 - Amazing

2

9 - Great

14

8 - Good

7

7 - Average

1

6 - Subpar

1

5 - Poor

Outdoor of the Jordan Zion 2:

Expert

Outdoor

Rating:58.3(ranks #100 of 303)

User

Outdoor

Rating:80.4(ranks #69 of 303)

Good (100%)

18

Fair (50%)

8

Bad (0%)

3

fair

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

The pattern won't last outdoors, but it will grip while it does.

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Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

I think these shoes are good to use outdoors.

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The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

It probably isn't the best option for outdoor play.

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good

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

The rubber on the outsole is hard, which is impressive.

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no

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

I do not think this outsole will last outdoors.

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Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

The rubber is durable, so these would do well outdoors.

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Width of the Jordan Zion 2:

very narrow

slightly narrow

12

regular

16

slightly wide

6

very wide

regularly wide

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

The width is accommodating enough for wide-footers.

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regularly wide

Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

In my opinion, the shoe is wide-foot friendly.

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slightly narrow

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

The shoe is narrow, and I felt some pinching on my pinky toe.

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slightly narrow

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

Go half a size up if you have a wide foot.

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slightly narrow

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

Wide footers should go up half a size.

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regularly wide

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

I have slightly wide feet and felt some pressure on the outside of my forefoot. You can consider going up half a size if you have wide feet.

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slightly narrow

Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

Go up half a size if you have a wide foot.

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Size of the Jordan Zion 2:

very small

1

slightly small

6

true to size

26

slightly long

2

very long

½ size small

RunStretchTech

July 7, 2022

I personally would have preferred going up half a size.

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true to size

NightWing2303 [weartesters.com]

August 4, 2022

We recommend true to size for everybody.

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true to size

Snkr Tech Talk

November 12, 2022

I would go true to size.

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true to size

The Sole Brothers

July 26, 2022

I went true to size, and the shoe fits me well.

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true to size

MARKCHES

June 25, 2022

Go true to size if you have a regular foot shape.

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true to size

Foot Doctor Zach

July 1, 2022

The shoe is a bit hard to get on, but going true to size should work for most people.

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true to size

RicheeKim

August 4, 2022

Going true to size is everyone's best bet.

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true to size

Nelson Chan @Hoop and Life

July 7, 2022

The shoe runs true to size.

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