Summary

We spent 8.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what basketball players think:

10 reasons to buy

  • Several buyers just love the Adidas Pro Bounce Madness 2019. According to them, these basketball shoes are perfect in every way.
  • A good number of owners are saying that the shoes fit true to size.
  • The Pro Bounce Madness 2019 feels very comfortable, nearly all wearers assert.
  • At least a couple of users notice that these Adidas basketball shoes feel very light.
  • Many are quick to comment that these Adidas high-tops look fantastic.
  • The herringbone traction pattern works as expected, a couple of players report.
  • According to some wearers, these high-top basketball sneakers provide the needed ankle support.
  • According to one tester, the Bounce cushioning offers a lot of court feel and provides a smooth heel-to-toe transition.
  • These Adidas shoes are surprisingly durable, a reviewer declares.
  • A couple of players are reporting that the upper provides excellent midfoot and forefoot lockdown.

4 reasons not to buy

  • According to some players, the traction is the Adidas Pro Bounce Madness 2019’s biggest downfall. They are complaining that the shoe’s grip is just awful when playing on dusty courts.
  • The outsole’s rubber is soft, a couple of owners warn. They do not recommend these Adidas shoes for outdoor hooping.
  • The overall support and containment of these high-tops from Adidas could be better, a handful gripe.
  • One player complains of having a blister at the heel after playing in the Pro Bounce Madness 2019.

Bottom line

These high-top basketball shoes from the Three Stripes have a lot to offer. The Pro Bounce Madness 2019 is comfortable, supportive, lightweight, and stylish. It seems that the only major letdown is the shoe’s grip. Overall, most players are satisfied with the quality and performance of these basketball shoes. However, a tester points out that you can get a similar (if not better) performance from Damian Lillard’s fifth signature sneaker.

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Rankings

A top rated basketball shoe
A popular pick

Expert Reviews

82 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews

  • 78 / 100 | BasketballDiagnostics | | Level 5 expert

    Due to the lackluster performance in the traction department, I can‘t really recommend the Pro Bounce Madness 2019 to most of the players, with a few exceptions. If you‘re a spot-up shooter who doesn‘t do some explosive, fast movements – grab them. Maybe looking for your next outdoor beater? Grab them. For everyone else who still want to represent the three stripes, the Harden Vol.3 is the way to go.

  • 88 / 100 | WearTesters | | Level 3 expert

    I think the adidas Pro Bounce Madness 2019 is a solid basketball sneaker. As much as I enjoyed it, I still can’t recommend it over something like the adidas Dame 5, which is a very similar sneaker with even better traction, making it a better value at a price point right in between the Pro Bounce Madness high and low versions.

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The Adidas Pro Bounce Madness 2019 is designed for mobility and comfort so you can keep the defense guessing all game long. These high-top basketball shoes feature a mesh upper with a cushioned ankle collar for increased support. The mesh upper sits atop a responsive Bounce midsole for all-game comfort. Adidas also equipped the Pro Bounce Madness 2019 with TPU banking barriers for added lateral stability.

Cushion. These Adidas basketball shoes provide all-day comfort with its flexible Bounce midsole. The full-length Bounce cushioning also provides a responsive and adaptive feel on the court.

Traction. The Adidas Pro Bounce Madness 2019 features a zonal herringbone outsole for increased grip on the hardwood.

Length and Width. According to most owners, the sizing of the Pro Bounce Madness 2019 is exact. They recommend going with your actual size when ordering these high-top Adidas basketball shoes.

Lockdown. These basketball shoes feature a lace-up closure that firmly locks the foot onto the footbed. The Adidas Pro Bounce Madness 2019 is also equipped with a lateral TPU banking barrier for added midfoot support and stability.

The breathable mesh upper is built with an articulated collar for enhanced ankle support. A cooling antimicrobial Ortholite sockliner keeps the feet dry and fresh all day.

The Adidas Pro Bounce Madness 2019 boasts a two-tone upper and animal print-like inset on the outsole that provides an extra pop of style. The large Three Stripes branding is placed on the shoe’s lateral side.

This 2019 team model from Adidas arrives in the following hues.

  • Active Red/White/Black
  • Core Black/Active Red/True Orange
  • Core Black/Footwear White/Grey Five
  • Footwear White/Core Black/Solar Red
Author
Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

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.

dimitrije@runrepeat.com