Can I wear basketball shoes outside?
WEAR THEM ONLY ON THE COURT
The cardinal rule is to never wear your indoor shoes outside. Doing so can cause your basketball shoes to lose both grip and color faster. If you avoid exposing them to the elements, they will likely last much longer.
Is it bad to jog in basketball shoes?
Using the wrong type of shoes for a sport can lead to soreness and injury. Running a few miles one time in your basketball shoes is unlikely to cause permanent harm. But making a habit of running in basketball shoes can slow you down, negatively affect your form and even cause injury.
Are basketball shoes heavy?
With constant jumping, starting and stopping, basketball shoes are designed to act as shock absorbers and provide ankle stability with the flexibility to allow players to move laterally. As such, basketball shoes are much bulkier than running shoes.
Is it bad to wear basketball shoes on concrete?
The best type of soles for outdoor basketball shoes are the harder rubber soles. The textures of concrete are much more uneven and rough than an indoor court so having a sole that is highly durable can prove to stand up against outside elements.
Are basketball shoes uncomfortable?
Basketball shoes can hurt your feet if they are brand new or if they’re tied too tight. They can also be uncomfortable if they’re too big for your feet or if you have bad ankles. If they are new shoes, make sure you wait before playing in them to give them time to conform to your feet.