So what are the best basketball shoes to play in? There is a lot of talk about the best brands of basketball shoes and the best looking models, but looks aren’t everything, and once we’re out on the court the main thing we should be concerned with is performance. In this article we’re not talking about fashion or wearing your shoes with some jeans and a T Shirt, we’re talking about the sport of basketball, and the best shoes in which to play that sport.
Nowadays, most basketball shoes seem to need celeb endorsement in their name in order to sell, and Nike are famous for their models that carry the name of the top players in the game, but not with the Hyperdunks. It’s tough to remember when a shoe not carrying the name of a pro became such an instant classic, and the Hyperdunks did so by being an amazing, top performance shoe that was instantly snapped up by pros, amateurs and aspiring pros all around the world. They’re now available in hi top and low top models and for both men and women, and coming in at around $140 they’re an amazing shoe for the price. Lunar Foam and Flywire, new technologies from the manufacturer, were introduced on what would become a game changing shoe.
Adidas Rose 3
Adidas’ Rose model (yep, we’re back to endorsements), are a brilliant shoe that became an instant hit with guards everywhere upon release. Now in the third generation and with loads of improvements constantly being made, these are very high performance. Made with agility and support in mind, the shoes reflect Rose’s style of play, and are quite possibly one of the best models of Adidas Basketball Shoe you are likely to come across in a market dominated by other brands in the 21st century.
Under Armour Micro G Torch
A relative newcomer in the world of sporting goods and basketball shoes in particular, and some might be surprised to see that they’ve made the list of best basketball shoes to play in, but you won’t be surprised if you’ve tried them out, these really are the shoes that show what Under Armour can really do, and offer amazing Micro G Foam specific to the UA brand. Good support and equipped with heel strike energy to allow you to bounce brilliantly on the court, these are currently available at under $100, not too shabby for what are definitely one of the greatest shoes on the modern market.