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Best Basketball Shoes of 2017

Eastbay has come up with a list of the best basketball shoes for 2017. All of the shoes features stability and support functions that enhance the wear ability, comfort and performance. Nike React cushioning which can be found in the Hyperdunk. This foam provides a soft and springy feel while remaining stable and durable for long term wear. Adidas boost cushioning, which first made its debut in running shoes can also be found in the adidas Crazy Explosive basketball shoes. Adidas partnered with the chemical company BASF to develop granular material that, when it’s blown up, turns into thousands of energy capsules which store and release energy for faster movement and higher jumping ability. The Under Armour Micro G cushioning system also provides a high level of cushioning but does it in a lower to the ground package to allow more feel of the playing surface. In addition to the cushioning attributes, the best basketball shoes also contain features that provide a better lockdown feel for your foot. The adidas Dame 3 provides a boot- like construction along with several lacing choices to control the tightness of the fit. Instead of laces, the Nike Lebron Soldier 11 provides several velcro straps to customize the locked in foot feeling. Do any of these shoes make your list for the best basketball shoes for 2017? Leave a comment below.


Nike React Hyperdunk 2017

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The iconic Hyperdunk line is back and better than ever. The React Hyperdunk 2017 features the innovative Nike React cushioning technology that provides a responsive, comfortable on-court feel. The Hyperdunk has proved to be one of the best basketball shoes around, and the 2017 version builds on that tradition. The Hyperdunk comes in a Flyknit version, a mid-top version, a low-top version,  and a limited low-top that features a casual-inspired upper. Check out a video review of the Hyperdunk here:

Nike LeBron Soldier 11

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The LeBron Soldier 11 is focused on lockdown and cushioning. utilizes a four-strap lockdown system that’s built for battle.  Eastbay has 24 exclusive colorways to choose from. See the video review for the Lebron Soldier 11 here:




Jordan Super.Fly 2017

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Like the React Hyperdunk 2017, the Jordan Super.Fly 2017 utilizes Nike’s new React Cushioning technology for the ultimate on-court feel. The Super.Fly 2017 offers instant flight for some of high flying players and top athletes like Blake Griffin.Click the following link for a video review:


adidas Dame 3

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Damian Lillard has developed into one of the game’s best all-around players with his versatile skill set, and his third signature shoe is built to showcase his many skills. The Dame 3 helps you do it all on the court with Bounce cushioning, and a bootie construction for snug and secure lockdown. See the video review here:



Under Armour Drive 4

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The Under Armour Drive 4, utilizes a breathable, lightweight textile upper for comfort, exposed Micro G cushioning for responsiveness, and a die-cut EVA sockliner midsole for additional cushioning and support. See the video review here:



For the rest of the list, see the post The Best Basketball Shoes of 2017 by Chris Wolff, which appeared first on Eastbay Blog on Aug 16, 2017.


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