Verdict from 100+ user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Like the Adidas Pro Bounce 2018, many reviewers are asserting that the Adidas Own The Game is a comfortable basketball shoe.
  • According to one player, the cushion feels like clouds.
  • A good number of owners love these basketball shoes from Adidas.
  • These Adidas basketball sneakers are quite stylish, several users report.
  • The upper feels nice, an owner describes.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A couple of reviewers give these Adidas basketball shoes a one-star rating.
  • There are only a few user reviews for this product.

Bottom line

The Own The Game is a budget offering from Adidas. According to owners, these Adidas shoes feel nice on-feet and are very comfortable to play in. It is also a plus that these basketball sneakers look cool and are quite stylish.

Overall, ballers looking for a comfortable and pocket-friendly basketball shoe should consider picking up the Adidas Own The Game.

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Good to know

Slash through traffic and own the game with these mid-top basketball shoes from The Three Stripes. The Adidas Own The Game helps you push past the competition with its superior Cloudfoam cushioning. A durable Adiwear outsole offers dual-zone traction to help you work the lane and create separation on the hardwood. The mesh and leather upper provides support and durability as the game heads into overtime. 

Cushion. These mid-top basketball shoes are equipped with a Cloudfoam midsole that provides optimal support and cushioned comfort. An Ortholite sockliner and soft massage nubs add comfort and help the feet recover.

Traction. The Adidas Own The Game features a durable Adiwear outsole that provides increased traction on any surface. The abrasion-resistant outsole helps improve maneuverability as you pivot and cut your way to the hoop.

Length and Width. Retailers suggest getting your true size when ordering these Adidas basketball shoes.

Lockdown. The Adidas Own The Game features a lace-up closure that provides a secure and locked-in fit.

These mid-top basketball shoes from Adidas are constructed with a combination of mesh and leather for long-lasting support. High-wear zones are coated with synthetic leather for increased durability. A textile inner lining offers a soft feel.

The Adidas Own The Game features synthetic leather zones that provide a sleek and stylish look. A debossed toe cap and 3-Stripes complete the mid-top silhouette.

These budget-friendly basketball sneakers arrive in the following tonal hues:

  • Cloud White/Cloud White/Matte Silver
  • Core Black/Active Red/Footwear White
  • Core Black/Core Black/Night Metallic
  • Flower White/Core Black
  • Footwear White/Core Black/Footwear White


How Adidas Own The Game ranks compared to all other shoes
Bottom 35% basketball shoes
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Bottom 32% Adidas basketball shoes
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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.