Shoes should not only be comfortable and stable, but they also need to be fashionable. Shoes come in three styles: hi top, mid cut and low cut.
Power players usually prefer hi top models, because they provide good cushioning, stability and ankle support. Mid cut and low cut shoes are lighter and help the player move around easier.
The Nike Zoom Kobe V is a low cut model with an external heel for support and stability. It has cushioning in the collar for ankle support. Perforations in the toe area provide air circulation. The solid rubber outsole with a herringbone pattern offers traction. Regular price is about $130.
The LeBron VII PS is a light low cut shoe, It has the flywire technology in the upper of the shoe that gives strong support. The mesh tongue helps air circulation. The midsole has Nike Zoom units at the heel and forefoot for cushioning. Regular price is about $145.
The Adidas Pro Model 08 features advanced technologies that provide durability and comfort. The synthetic leather upper has a stylish look. Good traction is offered by the non marking outsole. Regular price is about $80.
The Adidas Superstar 2G has full grain leather upper with textile lining. The midsole provides lightweight cushioning. Regular price is about $75.
The Reebok Kamikaze 2K10 costs about $80. It has a mid cut design that offers support and stability. Advanced technology for the midsole offers comfort and cushion. The rubber outsole has a herringbone pattern for traction.
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