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adidas Men’s Crazy Explosive 2017 Basketball Shoe

Last updated: December 10, 2019


We looked at the top Men's Basketball Shoe and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Men's Basketball Shoe you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 46 expert reviews, the adidas Men's Crazy Explosive 2017 Basketball Shoe placed 11th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Designed for the bigger, better, faster, and stronger, you wouldn’t want to be caught dead without your adidas® Crazy Explosive 2017. Dual mesh and synthetic upper provide a comfortable and breathable environment. Lace-up construction. High-top silhouette provides optimal ankle support. Brand hits throughout including the iconic, welded, three-strip logo. Classic boost cushioning allows for optimal comfort and energy return for a top-notch performance on the court. Rubber outsole provides durable traction to prevent slipping. Imported. Measurements: Weight: 1 lb 2 oz Shaft: 4 1⁄2 in Product measurements were taken using size 12, width D – Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size. Weight of footwear is based on a single item, not a pair.

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Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Overall fit is amazing, according to most. There are no empty spaces in the shoe.
These shoes come in 11 fashion-forward colors that match almost any team jersey. The lacing system has been updated to reduce pressure on laces and eliminate breakage.
Again, exactly the same outsole so as the performance. You should be completely covered on whatever court you‘re playing – grip all day babe.
The Adidas Crazy Explosive 2017 features Full-Length Boost just like the year before. Like we have previously mentioned, even if there is a cage, the Boost’s benefits can be fully felt.

What reviewers didn't like

A good number of buyers find the shoes a little stiff and hard to put on.
With this narrow construction and stiff Fused Mesh upper, your foot just simply don‘t have any other choice to just stay in one place.
Once again, the outsole of the Crazy Explosive 2017 is not durable and will not be recommended for outdoors at all.
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