Verdict from 8 experts and 100+ user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • A couple of players leave comments that the Adidas Marquee Boost Low is now their favorite performance shoes. These shoes go head to head with James Harden’s low-top third signature sneakers.
  • A good number of wearers mention that the Boost midsole delivers a comfortable and springy feel.
  • Several users report that they bought a second pair of these Adidas basketball shoes. They say the design and colorways are fresh and nice just like  the first Air Jordan basketball sneakers that buyers cannot get enough of.
  • The lightness of the Marquee Boost Low makes a lot of buyers enjoy wearing the shoe.
  • Most mention that these Adidas basketball shoes offer exemplary ankle support.
  • Different courts do not have grip issues with the awesome herringbone traction pattern, say many wearers.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One baller reports that he is afraid to play using the Adidas Marquee Boost Low. He says the midsole sits high and his foot slips out of the footbed.
  • A handful of shoppers claim that the design of these low-top basketball shoes is terrible.

Bottom line

Overall, the Adidas Marquee Boost Low is an outstanding performer. Wearers recommend the shoe for use in indoor and outdoor games, as well as for daily activities. The Boost cushioning is loved by a large number of ballers because of its unbeatable comfort. Besides these positive remarks, sneakerheads also seek to collect the shoe for its classic look. These kicks are also reported by the majority of reviewers as a possible contender for the top basketball shoes of 2018.

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Good to know

The Adidas Marquee Boost Low is released in December 2018 at $130 a pair. Its responsiveness is delivered by Boost in its midsole. It protects the knees and muscles from stress and fatigue. The multidirectional herringbone traction pattern proves to grip any court surface well. To deliver more satisfaction, the breathable mesh upper is lined with textile to help it withstand wear and tear.

Cushion. The Adidas Marquee Boost Low is designed with a full-length Boost for an all-day and all-game enhanced comfort. The greater the impact absorbed, the more energy is returned.

Traction. Depending on the colorway, the outsole of the Adidas Marquee Boost Low can be made of either translucent or solid rubber. There is an herringbone patterns across the entire outsole. It delivers maximum floor control and grip.

Length and Width. Normal-footers leave comments that the shoe runs wide for them. Wide-footers are advised to go true to size.

Lockdown. To keep the foot in place, the Marquee Boost Low utilizes the traditional lace-up system that allows wearers to attain the fit they desire. The eyelets are layered heavily with paneling to give durability to the eyelets.

The Adidas Marquee Boost Low features a combination of mesh and textile lining. This upper setup helps wick away moisture while maintaining durability. The inner walls and the ankle collar are heavily padded to give the foot a cozy and secure fit.

The low-top silhouette of the Marquee Boost Low resembles the vintage designs of Adidas. The simple outline of these Adidas basketball shoes comes with neutral colors. Brand logos are found at the lateral side, insole, and outsole.

The Adidas Marquee Boost Low sees basic colorways listed below:

  • Off White/Footwear White/Core Black
  • White/Off White/Shock Cyan

Adidas Marquee Boost Low Brandon Ingram

A player exclusive rendition of the Marquee Boost Low for Brandon Ingram comes in a combination of active purple, legend purple, and bold gold– the unmistakable colors of the Ingram’s Los Angeles Lakers.

Adidas Marquee Boost Low John Wall

The John Wall player exclusive comes in a yellow upper with purple Adidas stripes on the lateral side. It comes with accents of black detailing for contrast.


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Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.