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  • Top

    High-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise well above the ankle to keep sprints and jumps stable and well-supported. You sure can fly high when you have high-top basketball shoes to tie.

    Mid-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise just up to where the ankles are. Providing support and flexibility so fine, mid-top basketball shoes surely hold the line.

    Low-Top

    Basketball shoes that leave the ankles exposed for a better range of motion. Be flexible with your blows, get basketball shoes that are low.

  • Lockdown
    Lace-Up

    Strap

    Hoop shoes that drop the traditional laces in favor of velcro straps for better efficiency. Secure strap basketball shoes, and have them in various hues.

    Lace-Up

    Basketball shoes that stick with the good old laces for that familiar security and lockdown. Get lace-up basketball shoes to tie because they never go out of style.

    Slip-On

    Basketball shoes with uppers that provide a glove-like fit without the help of any lockdown mechanism. Do nothing but go in with slip-on basketball shoes .

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes combine the powers of more than one lockdown styles for an improved fit and a much more stable ride. Get more bases covered with these basketball shoes.

  • Price
    $100
  • Weight
    11.3oz

    Good to know

    Basketball shoes usually weigh between 300g and 400g for speed and agility. Write your on-court tale with basketball shoes that barely tip the scales.

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78 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews

  • 80 / 100 | Sole Brothers

    I don't enjoy playing in these that much...

  • 75 / 100 | WearTesters

    I'm pretty much hooping in this shoe, man!

  • First look / Unboxing | The Sole Brothers

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Profile of the Adidas Crazyquick 3

The third in the CrazyQuick line, the shoe features several techs such as the multidirectional herringbone pattern, the adiPRENE+ cushioning combined with the QuickFrame setup, and the mesh and TechFit upper.

Performance

Cushion. The midsole uses a full-length adiPRENE+ cushion that boasts a responsive base for a quick and easy takeoff.

Traction. The Adidas Crazyquick 3 utilizes a multidirectional herringbone pattern. The rubber is made of a soft compound that performs its best on clean courts. It is advised to stick to indoor courts since the grooves will burn out easily.

Fit

Length and Width. The shoe runs big. Reviewers notice that there is a thumb-sized dead space in the forefoot. It is recommended that you go half a size down your regular Adidas basketball shoe size for a better fit.

Lockdown. The lockdown of the shoe comes from several areas: the extended midsole helps to contain the foot during lateral movements, the internal TPU heel counter provides a secure base from behind the foot, the TechFit upper provides a sock-like fit to the foot, and the Flywire-like lacing system grasps the foot from the sides when the laces are tightened.

Material

The Crazyquick 3 features a breathable and lightweight mesh and TechFit upper. The toe rand is overlayed with rubber–adding durability to the high-wear area. From the back, an internal TPU heel cup is thickly padded with foam, hugging the foot from behind.

An adiPRENE+ midsole is used to give increase the shoe’s responsiveness. The shoe also implements QuickFrame, an EVA chassis that integrates the outsole and midsole. This frame increases stability, support, and flexibility without making the shoe too rigid.

Style

The QuickFrame’s extended EVA frame adds a bold pop of color that accentuates the shoe’s shape. The CrazyQuick 3’s are great to rock casually and on-court.

Special Colorways of the Adidas Crazyquick 3

The shoe comes in several color combinations such as black/speckled white, black/volt, and red/black.


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