The New Balance BB8025 Zip is an aggressively styled mid-cut performance basketball shoe. NB Zip™ heel adds responsive cushioning technology that is supported by strategically located shock absorbing struts. Fully adjustable and/or removable support strap offers an ideal fit. ABZORB SBS® forefoot is designed to provide optimal shock absorption and no compression set. LIGHTNING DRY™ moisture management system. TPU reinforced heel counter provides lateral support. Sticky rubber outsole offers optimal traction.