Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is quickly becoming a household name in the United States. The 27-year-old overcame long struggles to get where he is today. But thanks to his notorious work ethic and positive energy, the ball seems to be bouncing his way.
In a new Nike ad, the ‘Greek Freak’ showcases his new signature basketball shoe – the Nike Zoom Freak 4. In the 45-second video, Antetokounmpo talks about his philosophy, playing style and how this ties into the fourth episode. of his signature sneaker line.
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Antetokoumpo said: “My game is really, really aggressive. So I need a shoe that’s going to be extremely comfortable. The title Zoom, it keeps you going. I thrive on physics. That’s what this shoe is all about. on the ground, but get back up and keep going.”
The sloping cushioning system, mentioned by the 2x NBA MVP, is one of the Zoom Freak 4’s most impressive design features. Below is everything fans and hoopers need to know about the entire new performance basketball shoe from Antetokoumpo.
Information about the Nike Zoom Freak 4
The first colorway of the Zoom Freak 4, dubbed “Unbelievable”, was released in August 2022, alongside the premiere of Antetokoumpo’s Disney movie.
However, Antetokoumpo was holding the Zoom Freak 4 in the “Barely Volt” colorway in the new ad. The ‘Barely Volt’ colorway is already on sale on Nike’s site for $120.
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The product description for the Zoom Freak 4 touts angled cushioning to propel players forward. According to Nike, the Zoom Air units are positioned at a 4% incline, allowing for explosive forward motion.
In addition, the midsole is hollowed out under the forefoot, where the two Zoom Air units are positioned. This design feature makes the shoe lightweight and allows the cushioning system to compress, then expand and help return energy.
A lightweight and durable foam outer piece is integrated into the outsole midsole for added stability. Nike states that this helps keep the foot stable on the sole when changing quickly from side to side.
It takes a lot of innovation to design a shoe for a player of Antetokounmpo’s size and strength. Yet Nike continues to outdo themselves with each installment of the Zoom Freak line. Fans and players can expect several more exciting colorways of the Nike Zoom Freak 4 to release over the next year. Stay with FanNation Kicks for all the news about your shoes.
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