2. Those in a low top shoe had better recruitment of the muscles which could help persist injury. 3. Those in a high top shoe had a delayed response time and produced significantly less amount of force from those muscles. Conclusion. No scientific study has yet precisely confirmed that the high top basketball shoes are somehow better than low-tops.
Adidas released the first low-top all-leather basketball shoe, the Superstar, in 1969. But over the 20th century, high-tops remained the standard. Then, in 2008, Nike released low-tops as part of its Nike Zoom Kobe line, and with the boost from the Los Angeles Lakers superstar's endorsement, low-tops have since surged in popularity.
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In general, high top basketball shoes exchange lightweight feel for sturdiness, while low top basketball shoes allow for much more movement during a game. Basketball players need to be able to move around the court, but how you move depends on your position. Wings and guards, for instance, typically want to cut a lot.
The High-top basketball shoes are those shoes that are designed to extend over the ankle of the user and weigh comparatively more than the mid-top and low-top basketball shoes. This category of shoes is largely liked by center or power forward players.
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