Kevin Durant Shoes
Latest Kevin Durant Reviews
Nike KD 14 Shoes
The Nike KD 14 is one of the best shoes of 2021, if not the best shoe. It probably is easily the most versatile and the most likely to please any type of hooper.
The KD 14 provides great traction, great cushion, decent materials, solid fit and decent support.
The fit can be a bit tricky so going up a half size or trying them on in store is recommended. If you get the fit right, your body will enjoy the cushioning combo of a full-length Zoom Air strobel and Cushlon midsole. It’s the perfect recipe for playing multiple hours without pain.
We have already seen a myriad of funky colorways of the KD 14. The shoes synthetic upper allows it to stay light weight and to be very highly personalized. The plastic forefoot satrap has had several iterations and designs. It’s hard to choose the best colorway, but if Adam Sandler rocks them on court you know they are good.
Nike KD 14 Reviews
Nike KD 13 Shoes
Although the Nike KD 13 was an excellent shoe, it felt like a step back from the KD 12, which was an all-time great performer.
The traction and cushion were both standout features for the KD 13 but the forefoot containment and stability were issues. They weren’t terrible, but they could be improved. The KD 13 feels a bit more disappointing because it was preceded by such a great shoe.
Nike KD 14 Reviews
Nike KD 12 Shoes
Kevin Durant’s 12th signature shoe, the KD 12, is easily the best model of the entire line.
The shoe’s fit is solid, the materials get the job done, traction is very consistent, and the cushion is both low profile and responsive. The Nike KD 12 is just an all-around great shoe that caters to most player’s needs.
Nike KD 11 Shoes
The KD 11 was, unfortunately, a very disappointing model. The KD 9 and the KD 10 were good models (the 9 a bit better than the 10), but the KD 11 was a complete step backward.
The full knit upper was wildly inconsistent and offered very poor support and fit.
It wasn’t all bad, the traction and materials were ok, and the cushion was actually pretty good, but none of these features could make up for the lack of support.
Nike KD 10 Shoes
The Nike KD 9 was an amazing shoe. The Nike KD 10 was almost an amazing shoe. The bold new design of the shoe, unfortunately, made the performance suffer.
Lateral containment was the main drawback of the shoe. It wasn’t terrible, but it’s the feature that made these shoes go from great to just good. The cushion was amazing and the materials were great as well. Traction and fit were also on point.
Nike KD 9 Shoes
The Nike KD 9 is a great model, one of the best of the Kevin Durant signature line. The KD 9 features solid traction, fantastic cushion, great materials, and a solid and secure fit for optimal support.
The KD 9 is the type of shoe that you will probably want to get in a bunch of different colorways. They are that good.
Nike KD 8 Shoes
The KD 8 was a very solid on court performer. They have beastly traction and full cushion coverage. The woven upper performed very well, requiring little break-in time and offering tons of support.
Nike KD 7 Shoes
The KD 7 was one of the top performers of 2014. An extremely well-rounded shoe in nearly every category.
If there is anything to criticize it’s the ventilation. The shoe uses an eclectic assortment of materials along the upper that affect the ventilation, but it isn’t a huge drawback. The rest of the shoe was either good or great.
Nike KD 6 Shoes
The KD 6 is a really fun shoe. Not as good as the KD 5 but close. The traction wasn’t the best, but as long as you wipe during timeouts in play, you’re good to go.
Comfort and lockdown are high quality but you just didn’t get as much for your money as you did with the KD 5.
Nike KD 5 Shoes
Another stand out in the Kevin Durant Signature line, the KD 5 is a very well-rounded shoe.
The materials lacked ventilation but they were supportive and durable. The traction is great both indoors and outdoors, and the cushion featured a forefoot zoom air unit and an Airmax unit in the heel.