This is what we have been waiting on — Nike is finally bringing the designs. Nike Innovation unveiled the 2016 basketball lines (some of them, anyway) today in New York City. One of those shoes is the Nike Hyperdunk 2016. After a little stumble (in our opinion) last year, Nike adds Flyknit and full-length Zoom Air to the 2016 model as well as a sleeker, more comfortable upper. But who are we to tell you this? Nike took care of it:
Eight years after its 2008 debut in Beijing, the Nike Hyperdunk unveils a striking technical and stylistic evolution ahead of summer competition in Rio. Combining an ultra-high Nike Flyknit upper with an enhanced, precisely positioned full-length Zoom Air unit, the Nike Hyperdunk 2016 serves the speed, lateral cutting, elevation and impact of the modern game.
The shoe’s high-cut Flyknit upper was specially crafted to provide an enhanced locked-in feel. Along with extending the collar, Nike designer Leo Chang paired targeted zones — for lockdown support, dynamic stretch and breathability, respectively — with Nike Flywire cables. Integrated into the forefoot, they provide supplemental support where it’s needed for pivots, cuts and jumps.