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Puma

Check out all our Puma shoe reviews, everything from their running shoes, to their lifestyle models to all of their basketball shoes. You should also check out our list of the top available Puma basketball shoes

Latest Puma Reviews

Puma MB.01 Low UFO

Puma MB.01 Low UFO Review

The Puma MB.01 Low UFO is not that much different from its higher-collared counterpart, but who can deny its fire looks? Colorway: Grey/Grey/Teal Release Date: June 16, 2022 Price: $120 The Puma MB.01 was a hit for Puma. It was a tremendous first signature shoe in the modern basketball era, and we’ve been wondering if it will ever get a
Puma IGNITE Articulate

Puma IGNITE Articulate Performance Review

The Puma IGNITE Articulate is the new kid on the block in the world of spiked golf shoes. It’s been spotted on the feet of some of golf’s best including Bryson DeChambeau, but that alone doesn’t can’t make it a top-tier performer. The technology is compelling…could this be Puma’s best golf shoe ever?
Puma PROADAPT Delta

Puma PROADAPT Delta Performance Review

The Puma PROADAPT Delta does a lot of the things well, but is it enough to set it apart from the myriad of other TOUR-level spiked golf shoes? Innovation within the golf space is already hard enough, and on initial impressions, the Puma PROADAPT Delta seems promising…but left me wondering what it offers that other great performers don’t.
Puma Court Rider 2

Puma Court Rider 2 Review

The Puma Court Rider 2 is the follow-up to what LaMelo Ball initially wore in the NBA – the Puma Court Rider. Although we won’t be seeing him wear this on-court since he has his own signature sneaker, we still think they’re worth your consideration. If you tried the first one, you already know what to expect for the most
Puma Fast-R Nitro Elite

Puma Fast-R Nitro Elite Performance Review

The Puma Fast-R Nitro Elite is a wild-looking new Puma running shoe aimed at long-distance racing. It doesn’t replace the Puma Deviate Nitro Elite but instead complements it. It gives runners another choice depending on what sort of underfoot feel they prefer. The good news is the Puma Fast-R is just as good as the Deviate Nitro Elite. Whether you
Puma MB.01 Galaxy

Puma MB.01 Galaxy Review

The Puma MB.01 Galaxy follows the trend of space-themed footwear that first started a few All-Star weekends ago. Same performance, different style. Colorway: Elektro Blue/Green Gecko Release Date: April 29, 2022 Price: $125 The Puma MB.01 Galaxy is the newest colorway of LaMelo Ball‘s signature sneaker, and it’s one of the best. Though, to be honest, all the colorways so

LaMelo Ball Shoes

Lamelo Ball Shoes

LaMelo Ball Shoes: A Full Timeline

A complete history of LaMelo Ball shoes from high school to present day that includes the various brands and models he’s worn in his career.
Puma Court Rider

Puma Court Rider

The Puma Court Rider is the latest from Puma Hoops and is the shoe the now injured, potential rookie of the year LaMelo Ball wears in the NBA. The Puma Court Rider made our list of the best Puma basketball shoe available in 2022.

PUMA Clyde All-Pro Performance Review

The Puma Clyde All-Pro is our surprise best basketball shoe of 2020, one of the shoes Charlotte Hornets LaMelo Ball has been rocking on court, and the best the years best low top.

PUMA RS Dreamer Performance Review

We now live in a world where a very respected and influential rapper has a legit high-performing signature basketball shoe. The PUMA RS Dreamer, J. Cole‘s signature basketball shoe, is the real deal. It looked like LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets would be the NBA player to rock these on-court, but he ultimately went with different Puma models. As

J Cole Shoes

Lamelo Ball Shoes

LaMelo Ball Shoes: A Full Timeline

A complete history of LaMelo Ball shoes from high school to present day that includes the various brands and models he’s worn in his career.
Puma RS Dreamer 2

Puma RS Dreamer 2

The Puma RS Dreamer 2, J Cole’s second signature shoe, is the follow-up to the extremely successful and great-looking Puma RS Dreamer. The RS Dreamer performed really well on the court. Chris lauded its amazing traction and solid materials. The only thing he didn’t really like was the cushion, but even so, the Puma RS Dreamer 2 made our list

PUMA RS Dreamer Performance Review

We now live in a world where a very respected and influential rapper has a legit high-performing signature basketball shoe. The PUMA RS Dreamer, J. Cole‘s signature basketball shoe, is the real deal. It looked like LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets would be the NBA player to rock these on-court, but he ultimately went with different Puma models. As
Puma RS Dreamer Mario 64

Puma RS Dreamer Mario 64 Review

The Puma RS Dreamer Mario 64 is a really fun sneaker collaboration. Super Mario Bros doesn’t have many shoe collabs and this one is straight fire. In fact, it’s in the running as one of Chris’ favorite releases of the year. Why? Find out in the video.
Puma RS-Dreamer Basketball

Puma RS-Dreamer Basketball

The Puma RS-Dreamer Basketball is J. Cole’s first signature sneaker. J. Cole previously received his own colorway of the Puma Sky. The RS-Dreamer is marketed a bit differently in that it comes from Puma RS heritage but is built for a specific person. I’m surprised Puma didn’t call it the J. Cole 1. Maybe this will be similar to the

Puma Basketball Shoes

Puma MB.01 Low UFO

Puma MB.01 Low UFO Review

The Puma MB.01 Low UFO is not that much different from its higher-collared counterpart, but who can deny its fire looks? Colorway: Grey/Grey/Teal Release Date: June 16, 2022 Price: $120 The Puma MB.01 was a hit for Puma. It was a tremendous first signature shoe in the modern basketball era, and we’ve been wondering if it will ever get a
Puma Court Rider 2

Puma Court Rider 2 Review

The Puma Court Rider 2 is the follow-up to what LaMelo Ball initially wore in the NBA – the Puma Court Rider. Although we won’t be seeing him wear this on-court since he has his own signature sneaker, we still think they’re worth your consideration. If you tried the first one, you already know what to expect for the most
Puma MB.01 Galaxy

Puma MB.01 Galaxy Review

The Puma MB.01 Galaxy follows the trend of space-themed footwear that first started a few All-Star weekends ago. Same performance, different style. Colorway: Elektro Blue/Green Gecko Release Date: April 29, 2022 Price: $125 The Puma MB.01 Galaxy is the newest colorway of LaMelo Ball‘s signature sneaker, and it’s one of the best. Though, to be honest, all the colorways so
Best Puma Basketball Shoes

8 Best Puma Basketball Shoes

Check out our list of the 8 best Puma basketball shoes that are currently available on the market. Check everything from the LaMelo Ball line to the RS Dreamer line to their best overall shoes.
Puma MB.01 Rick and Morty Sneakers

Puma MB.01 Rick and Morty Review

The Puma MB.01 Rick and Morty has the same performance featured, but packaged in a fun colorway. If you’re a fan of the show, this should be a no-brainer. Colorway: Jasmine Green-Nrgy Rose Release Date: February 18, 2022 Price: $135 The Puma MB.01 Rick and Morty is awesome. There aren’t many collabs like this one. What’s amazing is that these
Puma MB.01

Puma MB.01 Review

The Puma MB.01 is a great start for a brand’s first signature shoe. With this much great performance, we’re excited for what comes next. Colorway: Red Blast-Fiery Red Release Date: December 16, 2021 Price: $125 The Puma MB.01 is LaMelo Ball’s first signature shoe with Puma. In his first two seasons in the NBA, LaMelo Ball has really made a

Puma Running Shoes

Puma Lifestyle Shoes

History of Puma

Puma is a German athletic footwear and apparel brand from Herzogenaurach, Bavaria. It is currently the third largest sportswear apparel brand in the world, behind Nike and Adidas.

It is the main producer of Formula One and NASCAR clothing. In 2018, Puma re-entered the basketball sneaker market for the first time in 20 years. Jay-Z was named the creative director for Puma Basketball, and the brand immediately signed Marvin Bagley III and Deandre Ayton. Since then the brand has also signed rapper J Cole to a sponsorship deal as well as Demarcus Cousins, Michel Porter Jr, Kyle Kuzma, and Lamelo Ball (among others). Finally, in 2020, Puma signed ex FC Barcelona and current PSG Brazilian football superstar Neymar.

But the story of Puma can’t be told properly without mentioning another famous German sneaker brand, Adidas:

Puma vs Adidas

The founders of Puma and Adidas were brothers. Adolf Dassler would go on to create Adidas and Rudolph Dassler Puma.

They began as partners, running a small shoe business out of the back of their mother’s laundering business. They were one of the few footwear companies that specialized in athletic footwear. The company became relatively successful in Germany providing footwear for runners and soccer players. It wasn’t until 1936 when the brand took off.

The two brothers traveled from Bavaria to Berlin with a suitcase filled with sneakers, intent on convincing athletes to use their sneakers while competing, as a marketing ploy. One of the athletes they convinced to use their shoes was the great Jesse Owens, who won 4 gold medals that summer using Dassler running spikes. After that, the popularity of the brand exploded.

They enjoyed some years of prosperity but soon a rift occurred between the two brothers, and the two decided to separate. Rudolph stayed in the same town but moved his company across the river. Adolf would name his company Adidas and Rudolph would name his Puma.

The rivalry became fierce and petty and even divided the town itself between Puma supporters and Adidas supporters. The feud lasted until well after the two founders passed away, Adolf even refused to attend Rudolph’s funeral.

Puma Sponsored Athletes

J Cole

J Cole Puma

LaMelo Ball