7 Best Pink Basketball Shoes, 20+ Shoes Tested in 2022

Dimitrije Curcic
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7 Best Pink Basketball Shoes, 20+ Shoes Tested in 2022

Basketball shoes are worn as lifestyle sneakers, so it is not a surprise that they come in a variety of colors including pink varieties. Others may raise their eyebrows because pink is traditionally feminine color, but hey, basketball is actually for women, too! Besides, pink does not only stand for girls or femininity; this color also stands for certain causes such as cancer awareness, which is often referenced by Kevin Durant basketball shoes.

Quite simply, there are a lot of pink basketball shoes out there. Choosing the right pair can be such a chore. To ease your burden, we present here our top pink basketball shoe picks.

 

How we test basketball shoes

To ensure the objectivity and validity of our picks, we stick to the following:

  • buy the pink basketball shoes using our own money to get rid of bias
  • test the shoes in actual games before making any assessment
  • weigh in the opinions of others, especially those from outside RunRepeat, before we make conclusions

In addition to our short but fairly detailed product descriptions, we also calculate the Corescore of each shoe. The Corescore is basically the weighted average of all the individual ratings that we gather from all over the web.

Best pink basketball shoes overall

Nike Lebron 18 Low
Nike Lebron 18 Low

CoreScore

91
Superb!
4.6 / 5 from 489 users
87 / 100 from 7 experts

Pros

  • Indoor grip
  • Plush cushioning
  • Comfortable upper
  • Supportive fit
  • Stylish looks

Cons

  • Too high off the ground
  • Not for outdoors
  • Cheap-feeling materials

Verdict

True to the LeBron name, the low version of the Nike LeBron 18 puts performance as its topmost priority. Still, it is not for everyone; smaller and quicker guards will surely have a hard time appreciating it. Big men who prioritize comfort, on the other hand, will have hit the jackpot with this shoe.
Nike Lebron 18 Low full review

Best pink Nike basketball shoes

Nike Cosmic Unity 2
Nike Cosmic Unity 2

CoreScore

89
Superb!
5.0 / 5 from 5 users
87 / 100 from 8 experts

Pros

  • Reliable grip
  • Smooth heel-to-toe transition
  • Excellent impact protection
  • Good court feel
  • Pretty bouncy
  • Comfortable upper
  • Good quality for the price
  • Pretty light
  • OK for outdoors

Cons

  • Not for wide-footers
  • So-so support
  • Still has to be broken in

Verdict

The Nike Cosmic Unity 2 does not disappoint even those who have been so impressed with the original Cosmic Unity from the previous year. Experts state that it is of the same level as top performers like the Nike KD 15. Given all this, it is not a surprise that this basketball shoe has become a solid contender for the best shoe of the year title.
Nike Cosmic Unity 2 full review

Best pink Jordan basketball shoes

Air Jordan OG
Air Jordan OG

CoreScore

77
Good!
4.0 / 5 from 377 users
80 / 100 from 1 expert

Pros

  • Stylish appearance
  • Comfortable to walk in
  • Perfect fit
  • Soft quality leather
  • Lightweight
  • Great ankle support
  • Superb comfort
  • Reliable grip on indoor & outdoor courts

Cons

  • For wide forefoot only
  • Lacks the original forefoot Zoom Air unit

Verdict

After spending over two decades in the vault, the Jordan Brand finally decided to bring back the first women's Air Jordan basketball shoe. Women athletes love the premium and supple feel of the genuine and synthetic leather upper, and the all-day comfort of the heel Air-sole unit. Many are pleased as this pair can be an excellent casual and performance hoop shoe.
Air Jordan OG full review

Best pink Adidas basketball shoes

Adidas D.O.N. Issue #3
Adidas D.O.N. Issue #3

CoreScore

87
Great!
4.5 / 5 from 574 users
81 / 100 from 11 experts

Pros

  • Court feel
  • Comfortable upper materials
  • True to size
  • Nice heel-to-toe transition
  • Reduced weight
  • Nice appearance

Cons

  • Inconsistent traction
  • Subpar cushioning
  • Support issues

Verdict

Frankly speaking, the Adidas DON Issue #3 is a shoe that is not as versatile as we would have wanted. It's built for one player, and that's Donovan Mitchell. People have to be similar to him in terms of weight and foot shape so that they get to enjoy the full potential of this pair. This isn't necessarily a bad thing; but this is one thing that we should bear in mind.
Adidas D.O.N. Issue #3 full review

Best pink low top basketball shoes

Adidas D.O.N. Issue #2
Adidas D.O.N. Issue #2

CoreScore

86
Great!
4.3 / 5 from 6,282 users
85 / 100 from 8 experts

Pros

  • Lasting comfort
  • Impressive materials
  • Forefoot responsiveness
  • Heel impact protection
  • Reliable containment
  • Modern style
  • Low price

Cons

  • Has to be broken in
  • Inconsistent traction
  • Not for outdoor use

Verdict

The Adidas D.O.N. Issue #2 is a good follow-up to the successful Adidas DON Issue #1. This shoe is actually "a surprise hit" for players especially since it is still priced at a fairly affordable 0. This basketball shoe delivers in terms of comfort, support, and style. There are issues, but they seem like ones that disappear once the shoe gets broken in. Compared to other basketball shoes, this basketball sneaker is already a good catch.
Adidas D.O.N. Issue #2 full review

Best value pink basketball shoes

Adidas Pro Boost Low
Adidas Pro Boost Low

CoreScore

85
Great!
4.3 / 5 from 438 users
86 / 100 from 6 experts

Pros

  • All-day comfort
  • Dependable traction
  • No-frills impact protection
  • High-level durability
  • Secure foot containment
  • Good for outdoor use
  • Undeniable appeal
  • Affordable

Cons

  • Cheap-feeling materials
  • Narrow

Verdict

The Adidas Pro Boost Low gets the job done well on the court. It has a nice grip on both indoor and outdoor courts. Its cushioning system offers both court feel and impact protection, making it suitable for different kinds of players. With all this, it is safe to say that anyone who bets their $110 on this shoe is fairly satisfied.
Adidas Pro Boost Low full review
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.