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This past October, Golden State Warriors Center, Kevon Looney, inked an endorsement deal with overseas sportswear retailer, ANTA. Playing a pivotal role in Golden State’s historic championship run these past few years, Looney earned himself a three year, fifteen million dollar deal to further his tenure with the franchise. Now at the beginning of November, Looney is officially an ANTA endorsed athlete, and has debuted Klay Thompson’s ANTA KT 5 on the hardwood.
The high cut rendition of the ANTA KT 5 brought in supreme performance on the hardwood, all for a competitive price point. We now take a look at the low top version of the shoes, which removes the shroud that was featured on the highs, and provides a much more streamlined look.
The ANTA KT 5 Low arrives with the same tooling as its high-top model, full-length A Flash Foam, and a multi-directional web traction pattern for the outsole. The upper is where things changed quite a bit. The collar is cut super low to the ankle, and maintains a sock-like structure for compression around the ankle. Materials include a full knitted upper, with a standard lacing enclosure. Completing the shoe is the same foam heel counter as its high top model.
Let us know your thoughts on the ANTA KT 5 Low in the comments below, and keep it locked here as release details arrive. The KT 5 just made their official retail debut only at the beginning of the Fall, so we shouldn’t expect a release until at least December or the new year.
Nick Montesano, born and raised out of New Jersey. High school Senior, sneaker fanatic, performance guru. Love to share my passion for sneakers of all kinds, and bring you all daily content. Favorite shoe ever: adidas Harden Vol. 3. Favorite player ever: LeBron James.