For those players who simply prefer a low-top basketball shoe, the Nike Kobe IX EM is the pinnacle of low-top performance basketball shoes. Breathable mesh upper for lightweight performance. Nike Flywire technology is strong yet dynamic for lockdown through the midfoot; its cables loosen and tighten with the natural motion of the foot. Nike Lunarlon cushioning insert for responsive cushioning that keeps the foot connected to the court. Designed using pressure mapping, the minimal rubber outsole offers durable traction and natural foot motion. Wt. 11.8 oz.