The Best Basketball Sneakers Out Right Now

The NBA season is going to start soon, so you get yourself a new pair of sneakers from Nike, Jordan Brand, Adidas, or Under Armour.

Air Jordan 31

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Air Jordan 31

With the 2016-2017 NBA preseason currently underway and the regular season starting in just two weeks, the phrase “ball is life” couldn’t be more true right now for basketball fans. This season will surely be interesting; LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers look to carry their momentum from last season, while the Golden State Warriors take in fellow 3-1 lead blower Kevin Durant to form a powerhouse team in the West.

Aside from the exciting games of basketball to be played, sneakers are also an important element of the NBA. What athletes wear on the court is often regarded as the best of the best in performance basketball sneakers and in a market full of competition, it plays a huge part in fans’ reception when it comes to retail sales. With options from Nike Basketball, Air Jordan, Adidas, and Under Armour picking the right pair can be daunting.

Whether you’re trying to channel your favorite player through yourself on the court or simply buying a new pair of kicks for some pickup games, we’ve got you covered. To make it easier, here are The 10 Best Basketball Sneakers Out Right Now listed from lowest to highest in price.

Nike Kyrie 2

Nike Kyrie 2 "Gum Bottom"

Price: $120

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As a 2016 NBA Champion and a Gold Medal Olympian, Kyrie Irving has put in a ton of work on the court while wearing his second signature sneaker. Using a combination of mesh, Hyperfuse and an innovative mid-foot strap, the Nike Kyrie 2 is lightweight, but sturdy — ideal for players quick on their feet. And at $120, it makes for a great bang-for-your-buck basketball sneaker.

Adidas Crazlight Boost 2016

adidas Crazylight Boost 2016

Under Armour Curry 2.5

Under Armour Curry 2.5

Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 10

Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 10 "Dunkman"

Nike LeBron 13 Low

Nike LeBron XIII Low

Nike Zoom KD 9

Nike Zoom KD 9

Adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit

adidas Crazy Explosive Primeknit

Air Jordan XXX1

Air Jordan XXXI "Shattered Backboard"

Nike Hyperdunk 2016 Flyknit

Nike Hyperdunk 2016 Flyknit Oreo in black and white

Nike Kobe XI Elite

Nike Kobe XI Elite