'Tis the season to think about others. That said, make sure you plant the right idea in your loved one's ears starting today. If you're planning on tearing up the court in '13 then check out our suggestions from a performance standpoint. From this year's favorite Nike Hyperdunks to the most recently released Under Armour Charge BB, here are 10 basketball sneakers you should put high on your list.
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No. 1 – Under Armour Spine Bionic
Key Technical Feature: Micro G Foam cushioning, Under Armour Spine
Weight: 12 oz.
No. 2 - Nike Max Hyperposites
Key Technical Feature: Foamposite upper constructed with Hyperfuse tech, Max Air 360 Unit
Weight: 16.9 oz.
No. 3 - adidas Adizero Crazy Light 2.0
Key Feature: Sprintframe, EVA midsole
Weight: 9.5 oz
No. 4 - Air Jordan Super.Fly
Key Technical Feature: Hyperfuse, Lunarlon Midsole, Flex Grooved Sole
Weight: 13.2 oz.
No. 5 - Nike Kobe VIII ID
Key Technical Feature: Lunarlon cushioning, Zoom insert, plus Nike+ capabilities
No. 6 – adidas AdiPower Howard 3
Key Technical Feature: TORSION midfoot support, ALIVE Cushion Technology
Weight: 14.3 oz.
No. 7 – Nike Zoom KD V
Key Technical Feature: Max Air heel cushioning, Hyperfuse upper
No. 8 - Nike LeBron X
Key Technical Feature: Flywire, Full length Zoom unit
Weight: 15 oz.
No. 9 – Under Armour Charge BB
Key Technical Feature: Articulated heel, Micro G foam,
Weight: 13.8 oz.
No. 10 - Nike Hyperdunk 2012
Key Feature: Flywire, Lunarlon