Who should buy the PUMA Palace Guard

Consider having a pair of these PUMA shoes if:

  • You search for a pair that has enough support since this is equipped with an EVA midsole that provides responsive support and optimal cushioning
  • You are a fan of a retro-style shoe

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Profile of the PUMA Palace Guard

This iconic basketball sneaker from the “Bad Boys” era is pulled from PUMA's archives and brought back to life. Made famous by a 12-time All-Star, two-time NBA Champion, and Basketball Hall-of-Famer, the PUMA Palace Guard gave players an edge on the hardwood with its exceptional fit and support.

PUMA Palace Guard design

Aside from all the OG goodness, the updated Palace Guard also features a padded collar that enhances comfort, microperforated panels that add cushioning, and PUMA’s Trinomic technology that increases impact protection.

 PUMA Palace Guard collar


Cushion. The OG PUMA Palace Guard is equipped with an EVA midsole that provides responsive support and optimal cushioning. At the heel, these retro basketball shoes also feature PUMA’s Trinomic technology that increases shock and energy absorption.

 PUMA Palace Guard midsole

Traction. The classic basketball shoes from PUMA boast a durable rubber outsole that provides traction on multiple surfaces.

 PUMA Palace Guard outsole


Length and width. These unisex basketball sneakers from PUMA reportedly run true to size. Women are advised to go 1.5 sizes down from their regular shoe size.

 PUMA Palace Guard side

Lockdown. The PUMA Palace Guard OG features a lace-up closure that provides a customized fit.

 PUMA Palace Guard lace


These retro basketball shoes boast a combination of mesh and leather that is loved for their comfort and durability. The breathable mesh lining also features moisture-wicking properties that keep the feet cool and dry all day long.

 PUMA Palace Guard lining


The PUMA Palace Guard OG boasts a timeless court style that is at home on the streets. These low-top basketball sneakers boast contrasting color accents (on the midsole and outsole) and also feature all the retro detailing found on the original.

PUMA Palace Guard toe box

Special colorways of the PUMA Palace Guard

The original colorway of the PUMA Palace Guard pays tribute to the Motor City’s legendary arena The Palace of Auburn Hills. Buyers can select from a mix of OG and new colorways.

  • PUMA White/Surf The Web/Red
  • Royal/White/Red
  • White/Blue
  • White/White/Gum