Every year, WearTesters reviews the Best Basketball Shoes available. This list is regularly updated to feature the highest performing currently available basketball shoes. The goal of this list is to help you quickly figure out which currently available basketball shoes are the best options for you. The models featured are in no particular order, and the picks will often change.

For details on the methodology of this list and how to understand the ratings, see the description after the recommended shoes.


Adidas Dame 5
Price: $115
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Support, Price, Clutch Shooting
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Fit
⭐️⭐️⭐️ Traction, Cushion
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Nike Zoom KD12
Price: $150
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Cushion
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Traction
⭐️⭐️⭐️ Materials, Fit, Support, Price
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Buy


Under Armour Curry 6
Price: $130
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 3 Point Accuracy
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Price
⭐️⭐️⭐️ Traction, Cushion, Materials, Fit, Support
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Nike Kobe 4 Protro
Price: $175
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Nostalgia
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Nostalgia
⭐️⭐️⭐️ Traction, Materials, Fit, Support
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Jordan Why Not Zero.2
Price: $175
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wild Colorways
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Traction, Price
⭐️⭐️⭐️ Cushion, Materials, Fit, Support
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Nike PG 3     
Price: $110
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Price
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Defensive Versatility
⭐️⭐️⭐️ Traction, Cushion, Materials, Fit, Support
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Buy


Keep in mind that all of these shoes will accommodate any position or player as long as the shoe in question meets your specifications or requirements. Detailed information on each shoe is featured in its respective performance review. Performance reviews feature an in depth look at each shoe’s pros and cons, price, weight, technology, and other performance specifics. Click on the image or link to read the full performance review for each shoe.

If a model isn’t featured it’s either because the model has yet to be tested/reviewed or because we feel it does not belong among the current top basketball shoes.

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