30 Basketball Sneakers That Were Made For Athletes But Are Worn By Fashionistas - Viral Bake
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Basketball sneakers are the only sports footwear, that is accepted by the fashion industry as well. Although these shoes are made for the basketball court, one can easily rock them with a casual wear.

Knowing the fact, that not just athletes but fans too love to wear these shoes, and that is why we have created a list of top 30 basketball sneakers that are accepted in fashion. Check them out-

1. Addidas dame 4

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They are the most comfortable sneakers to come out of the box, which usually doesn’t happen. All the players in the game know that there is a break-in-period before their shoes become comfortable. This is not the case with these Adidas best seller. They are easy to wear and easier to take off. Dame 4 looks good on jeans as well.

2. Nike Lebron 15

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Dope look, perfect fit. It is made to make you feel like you are walking on the clouds. These Lebron signature sneakers are certainly the best in court. But with its design, it can be easily worn in an everyday life scenario.

3. Under Armour Curry 4

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Representing the minimalistic design with a knitted sock structure at the top, Under Armour Curry 4 is the lightest shoe in this list. Since they are not easy to wear, but after you put them on it will make you forget the time you had to spend wearing them. And which is why we still included them in our list.

4. Big Baller Brand Z02

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The logo and the design might not attract a lot of eyes. But this doesn’t mean that Z02 is a bad shoe. Not at all. With the mesh on the upper body and foam at the bottom, these kicks offer the best sweet spot between breathable and airy, which make is a very comfortable sneaker.

5. Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG (Chicago)

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To be honest, these are the least Basketball looking shoes, which is a good thing for us, right? Easy to rock on the streets, simply pair them with joggers and you are ready to roll. They come in vibrant colors and sure to catch everyone’s eyes while you jog down.

6. Under Armour Anatomix Spawn Low

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Vibrant colour, comfortable sole, this pair of Under Armour is voted best by the brand. And, if we talk about on-court sneakers, there is no doubt that they are the best. Just like many other basketball sneakers, this one uses advanced tech to protect the ankles while one uses them on-court.

7. Nike Air Foam Positive One

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Wrapped in a plastic shell, these are the ugliest basketball sneakers that everyone loves. Although, once you try them you’ll forget about everything else. Fashion is the combination of style and comfort, and this shoe gives you both. One more than other, its ultra-soft foam will make you feel like you are floating on the street.

8. Air Jordan 3 Retro

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There is one thing about Jordan; everyone wants them. If you want them too, you have to act fast. As they easily vanish from the stock. A perfect combination of comfort and style, these kicks are everyone’s favorite. Okay, maybe not everyone but most people like them. Easy to wear and looks good on everything, which makes them easy to rock on the street.

9. Nike LeBron 13

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LeBron James is one of the most popular NBA players, and everyone loves him, because of that when Nike launched his signature LeBron 13 in 2013 they became the super hit. Sleek upper body and foam at the bottom makes them comfortable to wear on the streets.

10. Adidas Rose 4.5

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Adidas is never the basketball sneakers brand. But still, they try and every year come up with their best. Now, if we talk about the Adidas Rose 4.5, they are the best in court sneakers. Offers the best traction sole, these might not be the best looking sneakers when it comes to casual wear, but they are indeed the best in game. You can still rock them on the streets.

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11. Nike Air Force 1 Mid

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Revolutionizing the game when it was first launched in 1982, Nike Air Force 1 Mid is a classic that people still love to wear. With its hardtop design, the shoe might not do well in terms of its performance but being a classic, it is one of the easiest shoes to rock in every day.

12. Fear of God Basketball High tops

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Inspired by the design AF 1 and Converse All-Star, this pair is one of the most expensive on our list. The shoe might not look as good as the price they ask for, but because they are made by hand in Italy and use high-quality calf leather, the price gets justified on its own. Also, the shoe is quite comfortable so no more complains.

13. Hender Scheme MIP-01 High Tops

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Made from vegetable-tanned leather, this Japanese shoe is more like a work of art rather than a basketball shoe. Just from the first glance, you can understand that it is a copy of some of the most iconic kicks in the game. With almost no branding, you can easily pair them with anything.

14. Adidas Harder Vol. 2 MVP

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Featuring Adidas patented power boost sole, sock-like inners and a gorgeous color combination of black, gold and blue make these shoes everyone’s desire. Also, the name is highlighting the James Harden’s MVP season. So, if you are a fan of James or like the Adidas power boost technology, this shoe is made for you.

15. Nike Zoom KD-I

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Representing Kevin Durant’s signature line this one is a comfortable and lightweight shoe. Offering the high-quality material by Nike, its colorful design looks good when you step your foot on the asphalt.

16. Under Armour Curry 5

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There is no doubt, Stephen Curry played an important role to bring out Under Armour as one of the best brands in the category of basketball sneakers. Featuring full knitted upper for the perfect fit and anafoam cushioning technology at the bottom for the soft landings, it looks good when you pair them with denim or joggers.

17. Nike Lebron Soldier XII

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Not just for casual wear but this LeBron signature shoe is ready for both indoor and outside football court. Featuring full Zoom Air unit in the sole to absorb the harsh impact of the local court. Also, crisscross strap design on the top provides ultimate stability. Just by looking at its design you would want to wear them every day.

18. Jordan FLY lockdown

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With the classic black and white Jordan style, this is one of the best looking basketball sneakers that you can get. Also, these aren’t are most expensive kicks from Jordan. With price just under 100 bucks, this shoe offers the Zoom Air unit sole at the at the bottom to make sure your feet won’t get hurt on the hardtop. Pair them with a t-shirt and denim to get a stunning look.

19. Nike Kyrie Flytop

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Offering the all-black scheme to make sure that their fans can wear this shoes to the club after the game. Just like other Nike’s latest line-up, this one also offers zoom air unit sole. It also has a textured kit at the top which provides the perfect combination of comfort and stability.

20. Under Armour Curry 3 Zero

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If you are hard on cash, this one is the best you can get. Just for 35 USD, you can get Stephen Curry signature shoe. Although, this one won’t look that good, but this is what you get for 35 USD. Also, the shoe isn’t that bad, and yes you are not going to get anafoam cushioning, but still it is an all-rounder shoe that you can rock both outdoors and on the court.

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Made with Nike’s Flywire thread technology to reduce the weight and maximize the support, these shoes are awesome. Also, just like its name suggests, these shoes feature zoom air cushioning for ultimate comfort. Now what makes thing more interesting is the price point. At just 72USD, you can get a shoe that offers Nike’s best and advanced tech so far.

22. Nike Kyrie 4

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From the way it looks to the way it feels, this one is a no-brainer. Made for the on and off the court, this one will blend in easily with your daily get-up. The new futuristic design is just made to complement the lightning-fast footwork of Kyrie.

23. Nike KDX (10)

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Lightweight design that is achieved with the use of Flywire technology, Nike KDX is certainly a good basketball shoe that you can rock at your college as well. Though the shoe is not as comfortable as the foam, it takes a little while to get comfortable. The best part, it is very easy to wear and the upper flywire knit hugs the feet of the wearer for extreme stability.

24. Anta KT3

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Klay Thomson’s latest signature shoe, Anta KT3 is certainly one of the best basketball shoes that offer a great amount of traction. And, from the design perspective, one can easily wear it every day. Soft cushioning at the forefoot makes it comfortable to wear on all kinds of surface.

25. Adidas Crazy Explosive  2017

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Just like Under Armour Curry 4, this shoe from Adidas also features the inner sock-like design that made them hard to wear. But, with the help of added padding at the forefoot, it gives you the comfortable sock-like feel. With its extra cushy bottom sole, you will feel like walking on the cloud. These are the perfect shoe for an outdoor game or a simple Sunday walk.

26. Nike Lebron XV

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With the ripples on the side that are made using Nike’s Battelknit (advanced version of flyknit made for power athletes) technology, Nike LeBron 15 represents the look of a reptile. You might get confused with its design and might wonder if they are actually made for the court. The futuristic design and the ultra-comfortable sole is made for both off and on-court.

27. Nike Lebron Soldier XI

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Breathable mesh at the top and zoom air foam at the bottom makes Lebron XI (11) a perfect shoe to wear on the court. But with the strap design and classy look you can also wear this shoe to your college. The strap offers better grip around your feet for improved stability.

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28. Adidas Crazylight Boost

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It’s not new that Adidas is embracing it boost technology, which makes Adidas Crazylight Boost a versatile shoe that you can wear inside the court as well as outside in the gym. They will look classy AF.

29. Nike Air Jordan XXXII

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These are the shoes that you need to wear for a while to break them and to make them more comfortable, which is just normal in case of basketball sneakers. Featuring the flyknit material that everyone loves, this shoe offers immense traction, and many believe that this one is better than the last year Jordan XXXI.

30. Adidas Cloudfoam Ilation Mid

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Soft and comfortable cushioning is the plus point for many of the wearers. The shoe is extremely lightweight, it might not look too good, but the vast variety of colors made it possible to rock them on the streets. Though, you might get irritated with the squeaky sound that it makes whenever you cross the corridor

In Conclusion:

By offering extreme comfort and durable material, basketball sneakers are easily accepted in fashion. With the eye-catching design and athlete signature, the market of these shoes is getting bigger every year. Though, the tag of the best shoe depends on your interest in game and love for a particular player.

Which one did you like the most from this list?

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