Profile of the Adidas Harden Stepback

Inspired by James Harden's signature stepback, these Adidas basketball shoes feature a lightweight build to help elevate your game. 

The Adidas Harden Stepback utilizes a flexible Bounce cushion that offers dynamic comfort on and off the hardwood. The Supergrip outsole delivers grippy traction no matter where you play.

These mid-top Adidas basketball sneakers also make use of a textile upper and an ergonomic lacing system for all-day comfort.


Cushion. The Adidas Harden Stepback employs a full-length Bounce midsole that provides enhanced underfoot cushioning. The lightweight and flexible midsole keeps your foot comfortable all-game long.

Traction. These James Harden basketball sneakers are equipped with a Supergrip rubber outsole that provides exceptional grip on any court surface. 

Closure. For enhanced support and comfort, the Harden Stepback features a mid-top collar and an ergonomic lacing system.


These affordable Adidas basketball shoes make use of a textile upper for lightweight breathability. At the forefoot, a synthetic toe cap provides added protection and abrasion resistance.


Made to match the style of the 2018 NBA MVP, the Adidas Harden Stepback helps elevate your game with its lightweight build. A wide forefoot and flexible midsole allow you to break down the defense and make an easy two or a stepback three. 

On the tongue, James Harden's logo is displayed to help you achieve an MVP look on and off the court.

Special Colorways of the Adidas Harden Stepback

To make you stand out, the Harden Stepback arrives in several color combinations:

  • Cloud White/Core Black/Dove Grey
  • Core Black/Grey Six/Cloud White
  • Core Black/Scarlet/Cloud White
  • Core Black/Scarlet/Shock Lime
  • Core Black/Signal Coral/Dash Grey
  • Core Black/Team Royal Blue/Cloud White
  • Orbit Grey/Dove Grey/Glory Green

Facts / Specs

Top: Mid
Signature: James Harden
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Adidas Harden
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Black / White / Grey
SKUs: EF9890 / EF9893 / EG2768 / EG2769 / EH1942 / EH1995 / FW8482 / FW8486 / FW8487 / FX7655

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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.