From what we’ve seen and heard, the Nike Lebron Ambassador VIII has been nothing but a beast on-court. Whether you play indoors or outdoors, this shoe holds true to its high standards. Don’t believe us? Check the performance review by NYJumpman23.
There’s no better way to find out if the money you spent on a shoe is worth it until you read our performance reviews and look at the shoe deconstructed. Chinese site Fastpass has taken the shoe to the butcher so we’re here to see what’s under the hood of the Nike Lebron Ambassador VIII.
The Ambassador 8 features a bootie-like design backed by permeable nylon and Hyperfuse on high-wear areas which also reduces pressure on-foot. A Phylon support wing is attached on the upper side of the foot for better lacing lockdown. The cushioning system utilized heel and forefoot Zoom Air units for a comfortable. Last but not least, the XDR rubber traction outsole offers great traction whether you play indoor or outdoor ball.
For an overseas off-signature model with a price of $120-140 (depending on where you can find it), this shoe features everything you’d want in a ball shoe. You can say you get exactly what you pay for. The shoe is a no-frills straight-for-the-ball-player shoe and we expect no less. The Swoosh design team overseas really made a shoe many wished had released here in the States — it was that good.
Do you think the shoe fits the mold for you? What do you think of the Ambassador 8 now that you get to see the innards of the shoe? Let us know in the comment section.