Verdict from 3 experts and 100+ user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • Many are quick to comment that the Adidas Pro Vision looks really dope, almost as dope as the more popular Harden 3 and Dame 5
  • According to one tester, the Pro Vision’s traction works very well on clean courts.
  • A reviewer notes that the rubber outsole is pretty thick. He says that outdoor use should be fine.
  • One player thoroughly enjoyed the Bounce cushioning. According to him, the cushioning is really responsive, has good court feel, and feels plush at the heel.
  • The lockdown and support are A+, a tester declares. There is no sliding inside the shoe, and the Achilles pillows keep the heel locked-in.
  • These Adidas basketball shoes feel light on-foot, a player claims.
  • The Adidas Pro Vision is a pretty comfortable basketball shoe, a reviewer asserts.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A reviewer is disappointed with the Pro Vision’s traction. According to him, the outsole loses its grip when playing on dusty courts.
  • The materials feel cheap in hand, a tester remarks.
  • These Adidas basketball shoes are very narrow, a player observes.

Bottom line

The Adidas Pro Vision has the makings of a great on-court performer. The cushioning, materials, fit, support, and lockdown all do their job wonderfully. These mid-top basketball shoes also have a 90’s-inspired style that will surely make you stand out. The Pro Vision’s only drawback is its hit or miss traction.

All things considered, the Pro Vision is still a good budget offering from Adidas. If you hoop outdoors or frequent clean indoor courts, then this basketball shoe is a no-brainer.

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Good to know

These Adidas basketball shoes have you covered whether its gameday or just any day. Designed with a ripstop midfoot cage and full-length Bounce midsole, the Pro Vision combines streetwear-inspired style with innovative performance technologies.

The Adidas Pro Vision boasts a ripstop midfoot cage for a locked-in feel, tailored performance collar for flexible support, full-length Bounce midsole for responsive cushioning, and herringbone traction for unrivaled grip.

Cushion. The Adidas Pro Vision is equipped with a full-length Bounce midsole for responsive cushioning that lasts all game long. The flexible midsole offers improved court feel and added comfort as you attack the basket.

Traction. These Adidas basketball shoes have a durable rubber outsole for increased traction on the blacktop. The outsole features a herringbone traction pattern that provides unrivaled grip on any court surface.

Length and Width. The Pro Vision reportedly runs true to size but is a bit tight at the forefoot. Wide-footers are advised to try the shoes in store to get the right fit. Normal and narrow-footers may order their exact size.

Lockdown. The Adidas Pro Vision has an adjustable lace-up closure that is integrated into the shoe’s midfoot cage. The ripstop midfoot cage offers lateral stability and ensures a locked-in fit.

These mid-top basketball shoes are also equipped with Achilles pillows and a ¾-cut performance collar for added comfort and flexible stability.

These Adidas basketball shoes feature a textile upper for lightweight support and maximum breathability. At the forefoot, a high-abrasion toe cap provides added durability.

Taking cues from classic models, the Adidas Pro Vision features a midfoot cage that is reminiscent of the EQT line. "For Marquee Boost and Pro Vision, we looked to past icons for inspiration," Adidas Farm Creative Director Denis Dekovic said.

On the tongue, the Farm’s “11222” zip code is embossed as a tribute to the city of Brooklyn - the world’s basketball mecca.

These Adidas basketball shoes are currently sold in the following color combinations:

  • Cloud White/Core Black/Cloud White
  • Core Black/Cloud White/Active Green
  • Core Black/Solid Grey/Core Black
  • Grey/Collegiate Burgundy/Active Red
  • Raw White/Light Brown/Gum


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