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The History of Sneakers ... (They got the nickname sneakers because they were so quiet, a person ... These are the best-selling basketball shoes of all time.

http://basketball.epicsports.com/basketball-shoe-history.html

History of Basketball Shoes. Like many other popular sporting goods apparel, basketball shoes were designed for the sole purpose of outfitting the feet for the ...

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Before shoes were made with rubber soles they had solid bottoms so were quite loud when ... We have Converse to thank for the first ever basketball shoe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sneakers

Sneakers are shoes primarily designed for sports or other forms of physical exercise, but which are now also widely used for everyday wear. The term generally describes a type of footwear with a flexible sole made of ... The first basketball shoes were designed by Spalding as early as 1907. The market for sneakers grew ...

https://www.sportsrec.com/348458-the-history-of-the-basketball-shoe.html

The history of the basketball shoe almost directly parallels the history of ... Basketball shoes were basically just high-top, all-purpose sneakers until the 1970s.

https://newrepublic.com/article/116549/basketball-history-through-its-sneakers-curated-slam-magazine

Mar 1, 2014 ... If you want to know the history of basketball, start from the ground up. ... the evolution of the rubber-soled shoe reveals the changing nature of the ... Pony was a newcomer compared to giants like adidas and Nike, but fittingly ...

https://footwearnews.com/2017/fashion/sneakers/first-basketball-shoes-colchester-408909/

Aug 18, 2017 ... Basketball likely inspired the creation of the shoes, as they were made around the same time the sport was invented, and nearby. The replica ...

https://medium.com/@21kladeca/who-invented-the-first-basketball-shoe-ead3b1021ce5

Dec 6, 2017 ... Marquis Converse is the inventor of basketball shoes. The first shoe that he made for basketball was the Converse All-Star. He invented these ...

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/brief-history-americas-obsession-sneakers-180969116/

May 18, 2018 ... It was the first time in history when ordinary people were doing these things ... for sturdier street basketball shoes in the inner cities of the 1990s.

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/1519230-from-chuck-taylor-to-lebron-x-year-by-year-evolution-of-nba-sneakers

The sneakers highlighted below were selected to illustrate the evolution of ... Arguably the most iconic basketball shoe in sneaker history, there isn't a true shoe ...