The Wall Street Journal had an interesting piece the other day talking about seeing less and less NBA players wearing hightops, like the Air Jordan 1, in games. The article brings up that Kobe Bryant asked Nike this year if he could have a low top, Steve Nash as well. They felt they could move around better, which does makes perfect sense.
Chris Webber says it best: The “five-time NBA All-Star forward who played for more than 14 seasons, says even “with the best hightops, I’ve still broken my ankle.”
Read the piece here.