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Take control of the game with the Under Armour Charged Controller. Featuring a Threadborne upper, these basketball sneakers offer unmatched stability and flexibility when you show off your moves on the court.

The shoe’s full-length Micro G midsole offers responsiveness while the Charged Cushioning converts impact into a reactive burst of energy as you push the pace and charge towards the basket.

Cushion. The Under Armour Charged Controller utilizes a full-length Micro G midsole carriage to deliver unrivaled responsiveness. Positioned under the heel is a Charged Cushioning crash pad that effectively returns impact energy.

Traction. The outsole is made of a performance rubber compound that features a herringbone traction pattern with diamond-shaped insets. These strategically placed insets deliver ultimate grip and optimal control on the hardwood.

Length and Width. The Under Armour Charged Controller’s length is true to size. The width is D - Medium; however, it reportedly runs narrow.

Lockdown. The UA Charged Controller has an articulated cleatie designed with zonal Lycra Spandex that delivers a secure, sock-like compression fit. It also has robust webbing bands that ensure lockdown throughout the foot.

For support, these low-cut basketball sneakers feature a low-profile external heel counter that enhances stability while an injected TPU midsole shank provides active motion control.

The Charged Controller has a seamless one-piece knit upper that is built with Under Armour’s Threadborne technology that delivers stability and flex where you need it most. The upper’s breathable and lightweight construction offers unmatched ventilation.

A die-cut antimicrobial Ortholite insole molds to the shape of your foot and stops the growth of odor-causing bacteria.

The Under Armour Charged Controller’s low-top silhouette and minimalistic design delivers on both performance and style. You can go to work then hit the gym without having to worry about a change of sneakers.

The following are some of the colorways that the Under Armour Charged Controller is released in:

  • Black/Charcoal
  • Black/Team Royal/Metallic Silver
  • Flawless/White
  • Grey/Black-Green
  • Rhino Grey/Black
  • White/Gold 'March Madness'
  • White/Phoenix Fire
  • White/Steel/White


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Top 18% Under Armour 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.