Presentation on theme: "BASKETBALL SHOES Advance technology on our feet By JAKUB JANIEWSKI."— Presentation transcript:
BASKETBALL SHOES Advance technology on our feet By JAKUB JANIEWSKI
WHY KICKS ? When basketball was a young sport, players played in sneakers without amortization so their knees were very burdened. Now, kicks are high-technology invention. Kicks by Converse.
80'- GOLDEN AGE OF KICKS Everything happened by Nike's problems. Most of players chose Reebok and Converse shoes (even Michael Jordan ). Nike needed a star - MJ. The First shoes produced for him were called - Air Jordan.
WAR OF CORPORATIONS Air Jordan has been the most popular model of shoes in the USA since 1984. Reebok and Converse were ready for a long conflict.
1989- AIR JORDAN 4 4th model of J's is still a good model of basketball shoes. Nike equipped these kicks with air system, beginning of flywire* and the first good sole. But then everyone forgot about the owner of AJ - Nike. The corporation had a secret weapon...
NIKE AIR When J's was the symbol of the USA, Nike issued Air series. A very popular model,, uptempo " was the most popular on NBA courts. Nike Air Force one and Air Max are legacy of these kicks. On the right - Nike Air 80' and 90'
CONVERSE AND REEBOK Converse was one of the most dangerous corporation in basketball world. On the right up you can see Converse kicks. Reebok's shoes are still very popular. Here you can see ZigTech John Wall
NEW SERIESES OF NIKE - KOBE, LEBRON AND KD LeBron James is a huge star from Miami Heats. Nike made the first shoes for him in 2003. That was only the beginning of specialistic kicks. Heavy Shoes of LeBron started the era of shoes for the chosen players. First LeBron ( up ) LeBron 11 from 2013 ( down )
KOBE - SPEED AND PRECISION Kobe shoes are typical kicks for fast and small players, like Kobe Bryant. One of the most important feature of these shoes is traction control. Kobe series ( and AJ CP3 ) are the best in this respect. These kicks are very light too. KB were the first low- cut basketball shoes Traction of Kobe 9 ( up ). Kobe 8 ( down )
KD - LIGHT, SPEED, STRONG, HEIGHT Kevin Durant ( KD ) is a tall, fast and light player, the star of OKC. His shoes have everything that kicks should have- great amortization, perfect traction, and incredible fit. KD's shoes are usually low like Kobe. These shoes are very universal. Firs KD ( up ) KD 6 ELITE 2014 ( down )
WHEN NEXT TIME YOU WEAR KICKS, REMEMBER ABOUT THE HISTORY. THIS THING ON YOUR FEET IS NOT ONLY A SHOE. IT IS THE HISTORY, TECHNOLOGY AND A BIG PART OF BASKETBALL WORLD. REMEMBER.