With its unique construction, the Concept 2 shoe fits completely true-to-size and provides the secure feeling of a shoe that is designed to perform at the highest level of competition. The upper materials are a combination of the finest synthetics, microfiber mesh and special anti-microbial linings to keep the foot comfortable and performing at the highest level throughout extended periods of play. The APL Basketball Concept 2 is for serious players. High-density collar padding on the interior is designed to maximize comfort. The new herringbone outsole features a high grip tread pattern designed to optimize traction, maximize surface contact and help the user get the full benefit of the patented, spring-based Load ‘N Launch™ technology. The Load ‘N Launch spring-based device is implanted in a cavity in the forefoot of the basketball shoe and is designed to provide an instant improvement in vertical leap.* The device works in conjunction with the high-performance materials of the outsole, midsole, insole and sockliner to create an integrated, high-performance experience unlike any other basketball shoe. The aerodynamics of the shoe creates an optimal drag coefficient and helps position the foot to be able to realize the full benefit of the patented Load ‘N Launch technology. It takes your game to the next step in vertical enhancement.
- The new herringbone outsole features a high grip tread pattern designed to optimize traction, maximize surface contact area and the user gain the full benefit of the APL Load’ N Launch technology.
- The two-piece synthetic carbon fiber upper molds to your foot using minimal seams and stitch lines to provide superior comfort and a high-performance fit.
- Integrated flow vents placed in strategic locations combine with an open air mesh tongue to allow cool air to come in and heat to flow out.
- Speed lacing system and performance engineered collar work together to provide lockdown and support where you need it most.
- Newly designed 4-layer insole is engineered to work with the high-performancesockliner, internal shank plate and EVA midsole to maximize cushioning and court feel.
- APL signature patented, spring-based Load’ N Launch Technology in the forefoot designed to instantly increase your vertical leap.
- Black and white laces are included with the shoes.
*Results may vary based upon height, weight, athletic ability technique and physical condition.