Basketball is a
game made up of sprints and short explosive moves
occurring in every direction. For this reason, it is imperative
sneakers with thick, stiff soles and heel support to maximize
Sneakers rising above the ankle should be utilized by basketball
players to prevent rolling, twisting, and spraining the ankle.
must have a lot of cushioning. The constant
motion during basketball games and the heavy impact on your legs while
jumping for rebounds and shooting, puts much shock on your
legs. A well-cushioned sneaker can help prevent injuries.
The structure of a basketball sneaker’s outsole is essential. The
outsole must have traction for running and cutting, while allowing
pivoting motions. The tread pattern on sneakers gives too much
traction for basketball, not allowing your foot to pivot, leading to
injuries. “The herringbone tread pattern is ideal for