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Adidas Superstar 2G Basketball Shoes Review

One thing about the Adidas Superstar 2G is that it's very versatile and can be used for many different purposes. Even though it's mainly used as a basketball shoe many people use it for casual use, tennis or working out. This is a good a sign as it means it has many great quality features.

To start with one of the main reasons it's so versatile is due to the fact that it's lightweight, durable and its looks don't fit any specific sport. On the front of the Adidas Superstar 2G it has a solid shell toe cap which starts its protection phase off. This toe cap is important as the toes are a weak and exposed area on many other basketball shoes. Having a strong toe means that your feet will be protected and means you can be more aggressive on the court.

The Superstar 2G doesn't have perforations on the front but instead has it on the side where the Adidas Stripes are. This enables the feet to breathe and also cools the inside of the shoe down meaning a better environment for the feet.

Light synthetic material on the outside enables the basketball shoe to feel light when you're running. This is evident as soon as you start running and also from the data (tests show it weighs 13 ounces). 13 ounces is light compared to many other basketball shoes on the range as many others weight around 15-17 ounces. A small difference in weight can make a large difference to the game especially if you rely on speed.

Ankle support is important on any basketball shoe. On the Adidas Superstar 2G the ankle support can be described as soft and easy on the feet. Ankle support is often a personal preference depending on how you want it, some people like it soft and light (which is what this basketball shoe is) and other people like it firm and tight. It has to be noted that the ankle support on this is as good as any other basketball shoes out there.

The midsole of this basketball shoe has a foam insole, which you might or might not be familiar with. A foam insole is just there for cushioning purposes and also helps to give the feet as less stress as possible when landing as sometimes the shock can seep through the base to reach your feet. The outsole rubber is there for shock absorption and acts as a barrier to stop any pressure getting through any affecting your feet. The base is also non marking which helps if you're going to be playing in many different conditions with the Adidas Superstar 2G.