Basketball sneakers existed before the NBA — they were first produced decades before, actually. But the NBA gave sneakers a ready-made showcase, and the explosive growth of the superstar era ushered in equally explosive evolution of the shoes themselves. From the late '60s when leather surpassed canvas all the way to modern times of increasingly advanced synthetics, we take a look at The 25 Greatest Sneaker Years in NBA History. Let us know what you think.

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