Our verdict


The PUMA Legacy has everything you need in a basketball sneaker. These high-tops provide solid support with their engineered knit mesh upper and ankle webbing. The combination of IGNITE and NRGY foams offers adequate cushioning while the high-abrasion outsole delivers durable traction. Overall, the PUMA Legacy delivers no-nonsense performance at a budget-friendly price.


  • Great on-court performer
  • Great traction
  • Quite comfortable
  • Very durable
  • Excellent lockdown and support


  • Easily gets dusty
  • Foam cushion feels a little dense and stiff
  • Don't fully break-in

Who should buy the PUMA Legacy

This shoe suits your preference if:

  • You love a high-cut basketball shoe that is a great performer on the court
  • You want a shoe with good grip as this has a high-abrasion outsole made of sticky rubber that is able to deliver increased traction and durability on all kinds of the playing surface

PUMA Legacy logo

Profile of the PUMA Legacy

Packed with plenty of PUMA heritage, the PUMA Legacy is a court-ready sneaker that combines historic nods with updated performance technologies. These high-top basketball shoes make use of a HYBRID Foam midsole that provides instant responsiveness and cushion. Its mesh upper offers lightweight comfort and durability.

PUMA Legacy upper

The PUMA Legacy is also equipped with a high-abrasion outsole that offers full coverage on and off the hardwood.


Cushion. The PUMA Legacy utilizes a HYBRID foam that combines two of PUMA basketball's best cushioning technologies—IGNITE foam and NRGY beads. This HYBRID foam midsole is able to offer enhanced cushioning and responsiveness.

PUMA Legacy midsole

Traction. These basketball sneakers have a high-abrasion outsole made of sticky rubber. This rubber outsole delivers increased traction and durability on all kinds of playing surfaces.

PUMA Legacy outsole

Closure. For enhanced stability and a secure fit, the PUMA Legacy makes use of a lace-up closure system with ankle and forefoot webbing.

PUMA Legacy lace


The PUMA Legacy employs a premium engineered knit mesh upper that provides increased comfort and durability. 

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Incorporating legendary design elements, the PUMA Legacy brings the perfect balance between performance and style. Details include PUMA branding and the iconic T7 stripe.

PUMA Legacy side

Special colorways of the PUMA Legacy

These heritage-inspired basketball shoes arrive in the following color options:

  • PUMA Black-Puma White '68'
  • PUMA Black-Red Blast 'DIsrupt'