What is the best shoe brand?

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    jacobt2posted 9 years ago

    When it comes to buying a new pair of basketball shoes, what brand do you look for? Why? There are so many different brands out there and it is very hard to decide which to buy. I have recently discovered that I really like Nike. Their shox aren't great but the new Hyperdunk is. I wrote a hub on it... "Nike Hyperdunk: The New Basketball Shoe." Which is your favorite?

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      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      anything that fits well, is stylish and well made (leather, not plastic).

      i don't like pointy shoes or super high or stiletto heels either. just 2 inches at the most.

      for casual wear i like Converse or a good black sort of combat style boot. if they have a nice buckle on them i like them even more.

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    luv.poemposted 9 years ago

    I am a shoe addict and if you were doing anything but playing basketball I would say stay away from Nike. However, since you are looking for basketball shoes my vote is for Nike!

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      woo! do you like the hyperdunks?

  3. aniketgore profile image63
    aniketgoreposted 9 years ago

    Nike

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    luv.poemposted 9 years ago

    I've heard good things about them. It's kind of hit/miss with Nikes though so be careful!

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      true...but I like them. they are good shoes.

  5. aniketgore profile image63
    aniketgoreposted 9 years ago

    As much i used it i found them very good. Thanks for advice.

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      your welcome! glad i could help

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    Neon Sign Fanposted 9 years ago

    I've always preferred Adidas, no real reason why. I just do.

  7. SoManyPaths profile image61
    SoManyPathsposted 9 years ago

    For basketball, I'll go with Nike 3/4 ankle or full high top. Adidas or Prince for Tennis

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    jacobt2posted 9 years ago

    ok. we have a vote for adidas.
    yeah, I also like higher top shoes for bball. never heard of Prince, but then again I don't play tennis.

  9. TsungChi profile image58
    TsungChiposted 9 years ago

    Mizuno for running....the best.

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      interesting...mizuno. i would think new balance for running.

  10. waynet profile image72
    waynetposted 9 years ago

    A footprint!

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      ?

      1. Raven King profile image61
        Raven Kingposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Because each is unique and hopefully lasts a lifetime.

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          jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          true!

  11. Raven King profile image61
    Raven Kingposted 9 years ago

    Perry Ellis hiking shoes so you don't have to feel every rock.

  12. Elynjo profile image60
    Elynjoposted 9 years ago

    K Swiss!

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    jacobt2posted 9 years ago

    interesting...we are getting a variety.

    elynjo...you don't mean k swiss for basketball i hope lol

    thanks for all your input

    1. Elynjo profile image60
      Elynjoposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      hehe, not for basketball, just my fave brand :-)

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        jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        yeah, I figured...not a bad choice!

  14. The Phil profile image61
    The Philposted 9 years ago

    Well, If you don't mind paying pretty much $120 more than you should for a sneaker... NIKE

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah, Nikes can be pretty expensive, but it seems like all good shoes are these days. I wouldn't say that you are paying $120 too much though, then you are expecting really cheap shoes. But you can get good deals out there on Nikes and other shoes if you look. Thanks for the input.

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    twinkiesfan3posted 9 years ago

    Nike.  great hub on The new hyperdunks that kobe wears

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks!

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    wordscribe41posted 9 years ago

    Mizuno for running, walking, working out. 

    Keen for all around best everyday shoes.

    Addidas for basketball.

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      jacobt2posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hmm...Keen, never heard of it.

  17. lumberjack profile image70
    lumberjackposted 9 years ago

    Converse and Vans!!!!!

  18. JimJar profile image58
    JimJarposted 9 years ago

    Hey,

    My favorite brand is Jordan and Nike. I get it from Crispy Kicks, they have wide range of Air Jordan's, Air force and Nike. Infact they ship all around the world at cheap rates.
    visit : www.crispykicks.com

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    jobisterposted 9 years ago

    When I used to play basketball in my teenage years I used to wear the Reebok pumps. They snuggled my feet in and kept me from ruining my ankles. I don't know if they still make those anymore.

  20. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years ago

    ECCO

  21. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 9 years ago

    CONVERSE Wade

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    Gurri123posted 8 years ago

    i would say jordan

  23. fishtiger58 profile image82
    fishtiger58posted 8 years ago

    Earth shoes are wonderful for your back. That negative heel thingy.

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    G Miahposted 8 years ago

    Not 100% relevant to your question, but i play soccer (in England, football), and i always HAVE to buy Nike boots for playing on grass, and Umbro boots for playing on Astro-Turf (fake grass, 3rd generation). Can't play with any other brands, maybe because i've become used to them.

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    baconmidgetposted 8 years ago

    i don't really play basketball but i do play tennis and my favorite brand for that is adidas

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    The best brand is the one that is on sale and fits good. Unless you're my son and the only ones that fit right are over a hundred bucks, I could slap that knucklehead!

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      baconmidgetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      maybe you should make him work for them lol thats what my parents made me do and because of that i appreciate my stuff more, although i still spend a lot lol

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        sneakorocksolidposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thats a great idea as long as you don't have to wake him up. Besides I like torturing him, and I get my moneys worth.smile

  27. Rochelle Frank profile image97
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    I'd say, the ones that fit and feel best on you. People's feet are very individual. My mom could wear stilleto heels and she had a very high arch. I couldn't manage those at all.

 
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