Under Armour Curry 3 Zero Performance Review

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The new model Under Armour Curry 3 is going to be officially released in the summer of 2018  and will be priced at just $99 with the colorway of this elegant navy/gold pairing.For more details then read the article below.

Wrapping

The shoe is not as light as the Curry 3, but how does the wrapping change? There are some below. On one hand, the filler in the shoe is decreased,thus making the wrapping greatly decline.But it won’t become a deal breaker in my opinion. And it doesn’t make you feel uncomfortable by any means. On the other hand, owing to the improvement of the lace system, there is not the issue that your feet slide in the shoes as long as you tie your laces tightly.

Above all, this setup is very durable and works excellent on court. And I am absolutely fond of it.

Support

The support is as identical as that of the Curry 3 or it is even better . After the upper cancelled the ANAFORM support and was changed into net surface, it also offers even more supportive structure and more importantly, it is still soft and give you the feeling of comfort on a medium level.In that case, if you are fond of softness of shoes then the  Curry 3 is absolutely your choice.

In the picture above, you can see there is a small yellow TPU piece. The TPU is small though,it offers support for you as well and greatly helps keep your foot on the footbed while in actual performance. Personally, I think the greatest highlight of Curry 3 Zero is the support and if you are a shooter then this is a gospel for you.

Cushion

If you are seeking a shoe that balance stability and comfort then the Curry 3 Zero is for you. The Curry 3 Zero doesn’t have the weight as that of the Curry 3 though, it is nothing series and absolutely, it can’t affect you.Instead, the air cushion feels nice,which is like stepping on a pillow.

On top of that ,what we really is the need in actual combat are more bounce of the shoe and better impact protection.Good thing is that both mentioned above are the shoe’s features thus you can have no worries.

Grip

There are no big changes in this aspect – grip which performs excellent on clean floors while on dusty floors it performs badly. When on clean floors there isn’t any slipping issues. But once you steep on dusty floors then the sole invites the dust to its surface immediately and even worse ,the dust will always follow you and the excellent grip disappears in a flash.Therefore, consistent washing is required to maintain the excellent grip, which will not influence your performance in actual combat.

Fit

Like many other shoes, the Curry 3 Zero fits true to size. But if some wide footers are really worry about this point, then I suggest you go to try them on before buying.

Compared with the Curry 3,the change of Curry 3 Zero is the heel area that is designed to accommodate those that wear ankle braces while playing. As the saying goes ,the shoes don’t fit well, only you know.Sometimes what people care most is whether the shoe is suitable for them rather than other advantages. I am sure you can get pretty nice comfort in actual combat.

Overall

Though there is no anything new in the shoes, it does bring us some good feelings .

Most importantly, they are now at the $99 price,how can I not be tempted? The comfort ,the upper support and the soft cushion are all appealing for me. So ,if you’re a guard or a shooter and is planning to trying out the Curry 3 Zero then I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with this shoe.Why not have a try?

 

UA Curry 5 Performance Review

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The 3.14 Curry birthday color scheme that was first launched on March 14 is a limited edition. It is unfortunate that it is not available. The color schemes that were first launched on May 19th are declared out of stock in various channels.

Relatively speaking ,the color of this pair of gray raw rubber is really low profile, but it is Curry 5.

This generation of Curry signature shoe does really changed a lot such as the using of low-cut design. The former signature shoe series did have a low profile, but as the first version, it is the first time to use low-cut in all Curry currently., which helps set a tone for the Curry 5 from the start, trying to improve the pace and agility of athletes.

The Curry 5 is a bit like Harden1 in the upper design. Not only because of the lace-up method of the diagonally facing upper and the cover of the toe, the whole feeling is very familiar.However,Curry5 uses full palm boot design, but Harden 1 uses burrito type tongue. The fifth generation of Curry 5 is a pair of sneakers with full-knit uppers.

In order to improve overall wrapping, it implants Anafoam pads on the outside of the forefoot and at the heel. The material area accounts for half of the whole shoe, and the inner boots are only exposed on the upper and inner sides of the insteps of the feet. Students familiar with Curry signature shoes know that the material Anafoam had been used in the first generation and the third generation. This return to this upper material mainly in order to increase the rigidity of the upper. After all, in this all-fiber upper age, wrapping and lightweight have reach a considerable height. But the fabric itself does not stabilize the feet and feet that have been moving intensely, so the hard Anafoam material becomes the armor of this Curry 5th generation.

While in the design of inner boots, Curry 5 is so easy. The whole uses the material of thinner fabric and basically has no extensibility. But in the upper part of the instep, the jersey method of increasing the mesh opening is used, so that the inner boot of this part has a larger telescopic function. In the aspect of midsole of the Curry 5,UA didn’t carry the latest HOVR cushioning for it. And it goes on using the 4th generation midsole solution -­ EVA cushioning midsole. Honestly speaking, it is really disappointing.

For a pair of shoes with a original price of 1299,it is not only the currently UA’s top card, but also a direct competitor to many commercially available guard shoes. As customers, we will definitely compare the hardware between Curry 5 and AJ32 LOW Harden 2,or even Thompson 3 LOW. But in the midsole part of the most densely packed hardware,Curry5 is completely defeated.

But conversely consider, maybe this is Curry’s own need. After all, this pair of sneaker was designed completely for Curry .As a shooter with a huge 3-point threat, Curry himself also has

the ball breaking ability, which is difficult for an opponent to judge what scoring method he will use in this round. The Curry 5 generation’s hard midsole can provide players with a quick first step to start. What’s more, during these seasons, Curry himself was replaced by punching cards in the regular seasons, and got off work in advance. So maybe the sneaker cushioning is not very important for the top athlete who has just 30 years old.

 

Then return to ordinary consumers. Since this work does not have the main technology stacking. Instead, it throws up the 5th generation of Curry to improve the speed and agility of the action. What kind of actual performance is there? Next, we will analyze it one by one.

Actual evaluation

After wearing the sneaker, you can first feel that the wrapping of the forefoot part is very excellent. The inner boot lining has a double tie with the laces, which makes Curry 5 follow the feet. But in the top of shoe collar part ,because the inner boot doesn’t have any elasticity, so the left and right sides of the ankle feel a bit empty. Combined with the change of the slow motion, we can see the weakest part of Curry 5’s dynamic wrapping is here and the side of the ankle is completely exposed to the sneakers. But in terms of anti-torsion, the Curry 5 is quick excellent.

After every emergency stop ,the sneakers can maintain a good shape even if they encounter various angles of strength. And not only the midsole, even the toes are rarely wrinkled, which should be attributed to the vertical stripes directly designed by the toe, and they all directly guide the external traction of the toe wrapping.

In terms of grip test, this time we respectively tested the wood flooring and concrete ground. Relying on the classic fishbone friction pattern, the Curry 5th  completed the actions of accelerated start and emergency stop without much effort.

While in terms of rollover prevention ,the Curry 5th performs not bad as well. The forefoot specifically extends the length of the outsole on the outside. Then next is cushioning. As you can expected, the pair of shoes can bring you the most direct venue feedback.

After an average of 5 touches, you still can’t adapt to the shoes. So it is not designed for rebound players.

The gravity center of this low-weight sneakers weighing 380g is in the middle, so it can’t be too heavy after wearing them. Interestingly, in addition to the exposed TPU stabilizers ,the Curry 5th has no any plastic parts .And Anderma LOGO and Curry’s own signature are shown .   Then let’s take this opportunity to introduce the details of the poor stars of the Curry 5th.

On the side of the tongue, there appears Curry’s LOGO while the inside of the forefoot, there appears an embroidery <π> which symbolizes Curry’s birthday on March 14.Except Curry’s LOGO which is hidden in the heel of the outsole, it can’t be found other personalized designs as signature shoes. To sum up, the Curry 5th brings excellent grip with a practical fishbone outsole.

The upper Anafoam material with midsole TPU gives it an excellent anti-twist function. Simple full feet boot design can meet the need of most people. Combined with a pair of actual ball socks, the sneakers can bring good wrapping. But relatively, the wrapping and cushioning on the side of the ankle are the Curry 5th’ disadvantages. If the wrapping can also rely on the sturdy , and the sneaker itself is very close to the foot, the actual wear will not have much impact, but use 1299yuan to buy a pair of sneakers without any cushioning technology deciding its price/performance ratio will not be high.

In addition to Curry’s own faith and relatively unique design, the Curry 5th is indeed in line with its main responsiveness and the hard midsole makes it a new generation of <flying slabs>.If you need to step up the first step and can quickly complete every technical action on the field, then the Curry 5th is a relatively good choice. Relatively, it is exactly how it responds to this aspect of functionality, leaving the Curry 5th lost more of the adaptive customers..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UA Curry 4 ‘White Gold’ Performance Review

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I have been very fond of Under Armour Curry 4, and I’ve been played from Curry 2, 3, 3 Zero, and it’s really a good line for the shooting guard. Under Armour Curry 4 swept the market with new material and colorway  become the most popular colorway in this year .   also a limited edition and  for the colorway of platinum  is also limited, good luck that I got one .So today we are talking about it .

 

Steph Curry had one of his best two-game stretches of the season, dropping 35 points in the Warriors’ come-from-behind victory against the 76ers and then putting up 39 points against the Nets last season. The two-time MVP laced up the Under Armour Curry 4 “More Rings” silhouette while doing so – the same shoe he wore during Game 5 of last year’s NBA Finals.

Under Armour  released “Championship Pack” and  this model of the Curry 4 comes adorned in white with hints of gold to represent the sharp-shooting point guard’s championship winning ways.

For the material : Sitting atop the knit is a synthetic leather overlay that adds a little bit of reinforcement to the minimally structured shoe  with white with hints of gold .

Socks designed of Curry 4 have been less the supporting which is the upper vamp woven materials with a very thin layer of artificial leather. As long as the right size , then fit on foot is very perfect, just like a new layer of skin on the feet as comfortable socks part can’t be too hard on the heels of a rear foot.For me ,this setup has proven to be effective on-court while remaining durable. The synthetic breaks in very nicely and mimics leather in a way that I hadn’t expected

The design of anti rollover is also as prominent as the previous generations. The shoe sole has a good ability to resist twisting, but it seems to have omitted the TPU of the heel. Is it just a small one? It makes me a bit puzzled because of the price of shoes actually higher .

for the ;ave system , it is perfect . but actually it is need long time when  you  in the court . we need 20 minutes to loose !!!

For the traction : Herringbone is missing from the Curry line for the very first time, and while we love our herringbone, it wasn’t actually missed.

Frankly, the grip makes me unbelievable. I don’t know whether the court  or dry in winter, I often wear Curry 4 slip, hold the floor, with other Curry series of past me through a completely different, and I heard the other 4 through Curry. The former Curry sneakers were skidding, I played well, and this time it slipped .

It really makes me feel a little disappointed in the shoes. After all, Curry ‘s grip is almost the top.The spiral pattern put in place offers multi-directional coverage for any move performed at any time.Of course I feel with the cold weather may also have a little relationship, may also be the color of the platinum crystal bottom very easily stained with dust, every kick the ball with a wet paper towel and gently rub on the soles are black, dust inside the lines especially difficult to clean up.

For the fitting , I think it small a half of size , I bought the size as usually 44 yards (other brands most is 43), for the wider ,we suggested you can buy more a  half yards, .

For the cushioning : the cushioning of Curry 3 and 3.5 are not too bad. After getting the Curry 4, it was hard for the first time in the court ,  but the whole is still hard. It is similar to Curry 2, but it may be a bit harder.
The strange thing is that the Curry 4 does not flaunt any cushioning technology, which I do not understand, star is somehow a little generation of shoe gimmick ah, a cushioning technology are not seem justified? Although Charged is not a perfect shock mitigation scheme, it is still enough at least. The slow shock of Curry 4 is really for the flooring ball or the shooter, and I don’t think it’s to enough.

What I like most about the Curry 4’s midsole tooling is that it offers a minimal setup and the shoe owns it. The Curry 3 was super firm and thick for no reason. You rode high off the floor without the benefit of having a well-cushioned ride. That wound up making the 3 feel heavy and clunky underfoot. It was stable, but you can achieve greater stability by bringing yourself down to the floor — that will make you feel lighter on your feet and quicker.

This was not the case with the Curry 4 because what you see is what you get. I feel the perfect setup for these would have been this exact midsole setup with the addition of a Micro G insole; luckily, I still have a few of those stashed away from older UA models. That combination gives you a little more feedback from the foam insole while retaining all of the attributes the Curry 4 offers.

 

Overall,I have always liked the Curry series, in addition to the good grip, the design is also very suitable for the shooter play me. It is not easy to get a pair on the day of the limited platinum color matching, and the actual combat results are so unbearable. The original slow vibration is worse. It has been very good grip. I don’t know if only the white gold color is weakened. Let alone the most fatal grinding problem. The Curry 4 feels like it should have come after the Curry 2. It provides a better fit, greater stability, and more control. These are all things the Curry 2 had going for it and it feels like these attributes roll over into the Curry 4 a bit more seamlessly than it had in the 3.