Remember asking mom or dad to buy you a pack of trading cards back in the day? There was no bigger rush than seeing if your favorite players were in the stack. And if you were a sneakerhead, you also wanted to get an up-close a glimpse of your idols' sneaker game. Vintage NBA trading cards showcased various shoes from brands like Nike, adidas, ReebokConverse, and event long-forgotten brands like Apex (What up, Karl Malone). These different cards helped provide insight on the personality of some of our favorite players growing up. Check out what heat the best NBA players have laced up over the years in the 50 Best Sneakers on NBA Trading Cards.

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