Facts

  • Top

    High-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise well above the ankle to keep sprints and jumps stable and well-supported. You sure can fly high when you have high-top basketball shoes to tie.

    Mid-Top

    Basketball sneakers that rise just up to where the ankles are. Providing support and flexibility so fine, mid-top basketball shoes surely hold the line.

    Low-Top

    Basketball shoes that leave the ankles exposed for a better range of motion. Be flexible with your blows, get basketball shoes that are low.

  • Lockdown
    Lace-Up

    Strap

    Hoop shoes that drop the traditional laces in favor of velcro straps for better efficiency. Secure strap basketball shoes, and have them in various hues.

    Lace-Up

    Basketball shoes that stick with the good old laces for that familiar security and lockdown. Get lace-up basketball shoes to tie because they never go out of style.

    Slip-On

    Basketball shoes with uppers that provide a glove-like fit without the help of any lockdown mechanism. Do nothing but go in with slip-on basketball shoes .

    Good to know

    Some basketball shoes combine the powers of more than one lockdown styles for an improved fit and a much more stable ride. Get more bases covered with these basketball shoes.

  • Price
    $100
  • Weight
    13oz

    Good to know

    Basketball shoes usually weigh between 300g and 400g for speed and agility. Write your on-court tale with basketball shoes that barely tip the scales.

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78 / 100 based on 8 expert reviews

  • 78 / 100 | JAHRONMON

    When you take price out of the equation and put the Charged Controller up against some of the top-tier performers on the market today, it doesn’t quite belong in that group.

  • 75 / 100 | Hoop And Life

    It's a solid hoop shoe.

  • 82 / 100 | WearTesters

    It’s nice and smooth. Sometimes I play slow, sometimes I play quick, and the Under Armour Charged Controller fit whatever needs the game called for.

  • 80 / 100 | LiveforBball

    The Charged Controller is more targeted towards Curry-like players that more light on their feet and need a lot of court feel, responsve and mobility.

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Profile of the Under Armour Charged Controller

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.

Performance

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.

Fit

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 bootie 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.

Material

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.

Style

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.

Special Colorways of the Under Armour Charged Controller

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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