The basketball shoes are considered as the weapon of the wearers in the game which play so much important role on the court when they are handling with the rigors of the game. There are several features required in the shoes due to the game’s constant starting, abrupt stopping, high jumps and quick side-to-side movements; features must include durability, support, stability, flexibility and shock absorption. The biggest two of the sneakers producers of Nike and Adidas do well in their shoes. Before determining to choose the shoe, to know the construction of the shoe is necessary. The shoe cut, materials and closure system are three elements in a shoe. There are high-cut, mid-cut and low-cut shoes, and up to 70% players prefer the high-cut shoes due to the maximum ankle support that the shoe offers. As for the materials that used in the basketball shoes, the shoe with all leather upper does not exist any longer. The lightweight combination materials mixed the stability and durability of leather with the breathability and flexibility of synthetic mesh is frequently used.
Apart from the shoe cut and materials of the shoe, a good closure system in the shoes is very important. There are now in the market four types of closure system, they are laces, straps, zippers and velcro. The velcro closure is good for children. And in order to offer good closure, many basketball shoes are designed with both laces and straps. After receiving a general knowledge of shoe, now we come to the tips of How To Choose Your Favourite Shoes. Nowadays, there are a large different kinds of cheap basketball shoes available in the market, and some tips for choosing a good pair of shoes for one are needed. Overall, it is the basic factor in choosing the shoes that is “What is the position that you are playing in the game?” According to different positions in the game, there are different types of shoes required.
For example, for the power players, the shoe with maximum cushioning and stability is needed. And all-around players should wear shoes that offer moderate ankle support and cushioning, and the shoes must be fairly lightweight. For those fast players, they would choose a lightweight shoe that offers moderate support, cushioning and flexibility, and with a lower-cut. At this point, Nike basketball shoes are more popular by the players.