Verdict from +100 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • Many wearers are happy that Reebok brought back Allen Iverson’s basketball history through a collaboration.
  • A good number of buyers mention that the signature shoe is surprisingly affordable. They say that prices of most basketball shoe re-releases usually skyrocket, but the Reebok Question Mid A5 makes a huge difference.
  • The reflective metallic silver toe cap is dope, observe some wearers.
  • The color combination of the Reebok Question Mid A5 is not difficult to mix and match with clothes.
  • The design of the signature shoe has a great aesthetic appeal, several users say.
  • Even with crew socks, a reviewer mention the Reebok Question Mid A5 looks fantastic.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The Reebok Question Mid A5 lacks ventilation according to a handful of users.
  • A couple of testers wish there are more colorways to the collaboration of these basketball sneakers.

Bottom line

The Reebok Question Mid A5 is recommended by reviewers because it is a rare and special release. These shoes can still basketball. However, because they are as precious as history, they are better off for casual use.

There are some Allen Iverson fans who think this shoe is underrated and should be given a higher value because of his image as one of the best basketball players of the NBA. Overall, many Reebok Question Mid A5 shoe owners encourage Iverson and Jadakiss fans to purchase the shoe model.

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Good to know

Inspired by the original Reebok Answer V and Jadakiss Commercial, the Reebok Question Mid A5 is a combination of leather, suede, and textile. It features the Hexalite technology. It is known to provide impact protection and stability.

The $140 price tag of the Reebok Question Mid A5 is quite steep for basketball shoes that are to be used only for casual wear. Practical buyers mention they prefer to spend the amount with a pair of the Kobe Bryant AD 2018 shoe from Nike, or the third James Harden shoe from Adidas.

Cushion. The responsiveness and comfort of the Reebok Question Mid A5 come from the Hexalite technology at the midsole. This technology absorbs impact and delivers stability upon landing. To maintain its shape, the midsole unit is covered with thermoplastic urethane.

To ensure comfort, the shoe comes with a removable insole that wearers replace with ones that they are more comfortable with.

Traction. The outsole of the Reebok Question Mid A5 is made of red translucent rubber. The wavy traction pattern looks plain and flat, but it performs well on any court surface.

Length and Width. These basketball sneakers are said to be of the average length and width. Hence, new buyers are advised to go true to size. Wide-footers may want to first the first or just go half a size up.

Lockdown. The Reebok Question Mid A5’s speed lacing systems makes use of round laces that go through six pairs of loops. These lace loops are made of leather and covered with thick plastic for durability.

The Reebok Question Mid A5 is predominantly made of leather with suede and textile construction on some areas.

The Reebok Question Mid A5 has a black upper with metallic silver and red accents. The metallic silver can be seen on the toe cap and side panel pipings, while the red accents grace the outsole, the inside of the tongue, and the Question logo on the heel. The side panels display the Reebok Vector logo.

To commemorate the fourth studio album of Jadakiss, the removable insole has “#T5DOA” callout. T5DOA means Top 5 Dead or Alive. Jadakiss is an American hip hop recording artist. Along with Allen Iverson, he appeared in the commercial of the original Reebok Answer 5.

The Reebok Question Mid A5 is best worn with short pants to reveal its rare existence. For additional style, the shoe comes with two pairs of shoelaces. This option makes it easier for wearers to personalize their style depending on the event.

Since the Reebok Question Mid A5 is a collaboration between Allen Iverson and Jadakiss, it only comes in one special colorway: a black performance shoes for basketball with metallic silver and red detailings.


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