Who should buy the New Balance Pro Court

This sporty New Balance sneaker is a good match for you if you are after a sneaker with vintage looks and a no-frills design 

New Balance Pro Court nb logo

Style of the New Balance Pro Court

In terms of style, the New Balance Pro Court keeps a good balance of retro hard court looks and a modern casual flair for the street smart sneaker fan. The shoe secures with a full lace-up closure with textile lining inside.

New Balance Pro Court Laces

Releasing two new styles of the rubber and canvas Pro Court the design of the new model has a white canvas upper sitting on top of an off-white rubber sole. Adding to its vintage appeal is retro detailing of a lightly padded collar, textile lining, and a heritage toe cap.

New Balance Pro Court Collar

Notable Features

While this retro classic seems to be laid back with its design, among the notable features of the New Balance Pro Court are its solid rubber outsole with a herringbone pattern at the bottom that has good traction and superior durability.

New Balance Pro Court Outsole

The canvas material for the upper of the New Balance Pro Court is also breathable and comfortable. It has a textile lining for added comfort and cushioning. Completing the vintage looks are its suede N logo and canvas detailing.

History of the New Balance Pro Court

Keeping true to its mission of focusing on the shoe rather than the stars that endorsed them, the Boston-based athletic shoe manufacturer has reached deep down into its archives as it portrayed lifestyle kicks by releasing the New Balance Pro Court.

Originally launched as a tennis shoe and later on used popularly as a basketball shoe in the 1970s, the Pro Court was largely forgotten at the turn of the century. The newer Pro Court models from the New Balance Classic Collection were released in January 2013.

Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: New Balance Classic
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Canvas, Suede, Vulc Sole, Rubber Sole / Fabric
Season: Summer, Spring, Fall

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.