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Unboxing & Closed Look: NIKE AIR ZOOM G.T. CUT 2

The appearance of NIKE AIR ZOOM G.T. CUT looks nice, and it has excellent insole configuration. NIKE released G.T.CUT 2 recently. Its orientation is outdoor basketball shoes. Let’s have a closed look at it today.


The shoebox is white and black. The front side has a big ‘flash’ logo.

It has shoe tag on the side of shoebox.

The inspiration of vamp comes from the wing of butterfly. The grenadine vamp is covered with a big area of plaid reinforced material. The inner layer is filled with lining cloth. The strength of vamp is strong enough for daily dressing.

The translucency of ZOOM G.T. CUT 2 vamp

The vamp has a big arc opening.

The shoe tongue has a lots of triangle air holes, which improve the comfort level.

The front 3 couples uses cyclic annular shoelaces holes to improve the supporting force.

The right shoe has introducing tag which is demountable.

The side of vamp has TPU Swoosh logo, which improve the lateral support.

The surrounding TPU overlay on upturning foaming wall on the shoeheel. The red position is coating, not hollow-out.

The surrounding TPU extends to heel position, which is closed to arch position to improve the stability and supporting performance.

It lessens the forefoot sole. The upturning outsole rubber extends to the outboard shoeheel to improve the lateral supporting stability.

The arch position is reinforced with foaming insole to improve the arch support.

The one-piece rubber outsole

The forefoot sole uses straightforward herringbone pattern. There are many fine lines which improve the traction performance. The groove is deep. It’s suitable to play the basketball on outdoor court.

The width of EUR42.5 forefoot sole is about 111.08mm.

The arch position has hollow-out design which can reduce the weight. There is a piece of thin TPU plate on the hollow-out position to protect the air cushion.

The arrows pattern on the shoe heel offers multi-directional traction performance.

The width of EUR42.5 shoeheel is about 88.40mm.

The front side of REACT material shoe-pad is covered with black fabric.

There is an opening design on the front side of shoe head to reduce the pressure to the foot when exercising.

The shoe heel position has a hexagon ZOOM AIR cushion.

The length of EUR42.5 sole is about 274mm.

The width of EUR42.5 forefoot sole is about 96.21mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 forefoot sole is about 10.04mm.

The width of EUR42.5 shoeheel position is about 65.01mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 rear sole is about 9.62mm.

The ZOOM STROBEL air cushion adds a layer of non-woven material insole fabric.

The light can pierce the air cushion from the hollow-out position.

The unit weight of EUR42.5 NIKE AIR ZOOM G.T. CUT 2 is about 393.1g.


The orientation of NIKE AIR ZOOM G.T. CUT 2 is outdoor basketball shoes. Although it has made many changes for satisfying the request of outdoor court, but the overall performance is not better than G.T. CUT 1.

The size is standard. The vamp is low. But it doesn’t press my instep after wearing. It fits the foot well. The big arc opening with independent shoe tongue is suitable for many people. After fastening the shoelaces, the overall fitness is good.

The forefoot sole uses herringbone pattern which has deep groove. It needs time to break-in. The feedback of forefoot sole is great. The rear sole is a little stiff.

As the orientation of G.T. CUT 2 and G.T. CUT 1 is different. You can choose the suitable one by your like.

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