Who should buy the Adidas Trae Young 1
Big men and quick guards are expected to enjoy the Trae Young 1 because it offers both impact protection and court feel.
Those who loved Damian Lillard's shoes may also find this shoe satisfactory. It's said that the Adidas Trae Young 1 is similar to the Adidas Dames in terms of performance.
Who should NOT buy the Trae Young 1
If you fit the following descriptions, then this shoe is not for you.
- Loves to play outdoors. The Adidas Trae Young 1, no matter how great, is made of materials that seem to be meant for indoor play. Frequent outdoor usage will shorten this shoe's shelf life. The Adidas Dame 7 is a good alternative.
- Has narrow feet. Even with its streamlined structure and appearance, the first Trae Young basketball shoe still has more space in it. Adidas fans are urged to go half a size to a full size down. If that's too much of a hassle, the Adidas Hardens are good alternatives.
Plushness and response in one
Lightstrike is better implemented in the Adidas Trae Young 1 than in the previous models, such as the Adidas Harden Vol. 5. The Adidas TY1 offers both impact protection and court feel, making both big men and guards happy.
One-with-the-foot feel and containment
This shoe has a one-piece upper that offers a one-to-one fit. It also has a heel counter and Boost midsole that sort of comes up the sides. All these features lock the foot down, giving the player one-of-a-kind stability and support.
Grip with multidirectional coverage
The Adidas Trae Young 1's rubber outsole features good old herringbone for a grip that got you covered in all directions.