Christmas is right around the corner, and purchasing a new pair of kicks is the best way to ensure a 'Merry Christmas' for your favorite basketball loving human. Don't worry, I made it easy for you, a list of some of the best and most popular kicks is below.
Kyrie 2 ($120)
The Kyrie 2 is Nike's newest sneaker. This shoe is built for performance and is geared towards players that like to cut and drive towards the basket.
KD 8 ($180)
The KD 8 is the latest version of Kevin's main sneaker line. Durant has two other lines that are worth checking out. The latest kicks in these lines are the KD Trey 5 III, and KD 8 Lifestyle
LeBron XIII ($200)
The LeBron XIII are LeBron's best shoes to date. They are shaped similar to the LeBron Solider 8, but have innovative technology from LeBron's main sneaker line.
Kobe X Elite ($200-225)
The Kobe X Elite comes in a high and a low version. The high version is priced higher due to extra material. A Kobe XI has been shown by Nike and is soon to be released.
Nike's most popular non-signature sneaker is the Hyperdunk 2015 ($140). From the Atlanta Hawks, Al Horford sports these kicks.
The CP3.IX is a well priced shoe, especially considering that it is Paul's 9 version in this line. This is a lightweight shoe geared towards outside players.
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Melo 11 ($160)
The Melo 11 has been out for a while, but it is the most stylish shoe currently on the market.
Other Jordan shoes that are worth looking at are the Super.Fly 4 ($150), and the XX9 Low ($185). These shoes are currently worn by Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook.
D Lillard 1 ($105)
The D Lillard 1 is priced fairly, but is on the older end of Adidas's available sneakers. Some colorways of the D Lillard 1 are currently marked down on Adidas's website. Recently Damian Lillard wore his second version of his shoes, and a limited amount is expect to release on December 26th.
J Wall 2.0 ($115)
The J Wall 2 released earlier this year and it is a good shoe for guard-type players. These sneakers are much more stylish than Wall's previous version.
D Rose 6 Boost ($140)
The most exciting feature about the D Rose 6 Boost is the elastic that surrounds the heel. Other Adidas D Rose sneakers include the D Rose 773 and D Rose Lakeshore Boost.
Another good Adidas shoe that is not a signature sneaker is the 2015 Crazylight Boost Primeknit ($130).
OTHER SIGNATURE SNEAKERS AVAILABLE
Under Armour Curry 2: This shoe was released in October of 2015. The Curry 2 ranks high in flexibility and support. It is Under Armour's best basketball shoe. If you want to play like the reigning MVP, these may help.