Basketball shoes and basketball boots are very light and comfortable sports shoes worn by basketball players. The various support elements stabilize the foot and reduce the risk of injury during the game.
Classification of the category basketball shoes
Basketball shoes are shoes that you wear when playing basketball. They are part of the sportswear of the athlete.
Basketball shoes should meet special requirements. They usually consist of the same materials as normal sneakers, such as leather, synthetic leather or synthetic fibers.
As the basketball game due to the rotational movements and the rapid change of direction strong forces acting on the joints, basketball shoes should
- reach over the ankle of the ankle and
- have a long tongue.
This provides support for the whole foot, making it difficult to bend over the foot and thus protects against serious injuries such as torn ligaments. Also, the shoe should be
have a secure stand even with fast movements. Likewise should
- be the heel muffled
which allows rounder running and cushioning, for example after a jump. There are also loafers, so-called low cuts, which have the shape and height of a normal sneaker. Basketball shoes are worn today as casual shoes.