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Our 2019 Basketball Season Sneaker Picks

Our 2019 Basketball Season Sneaker Picks

Oct 2, 2019

Basketball season is right around the corner, and that means it’s time to upgrade your basketball sneakers. Whether you’re looking to soar above the rim like the Greek Freak or slice and dice defenders like Kyrie Irving, Hibbett | City Gear is your go-to source for basketball footwear. Check out our picks for the top 2019 basketball shoes.

Mamba Focus

Kobe Bryant was a bonafide killer on the court and personified his nickname through his deadly jump shot and persistent desire to win. The Nike Mamba Focus is a testament to the Black Mamba and draws inspiration from a snake’s skin on its embossed upper. The low-profile outsole keeps you close to the court and enhances your ability to step back, create space and elevate.

LeBron Soldier

A king deserves footwear fit for royalty, and that’s exactly what the Lebron 13 Soldier brings to the court. The sneakers embody LeBron’s indomitable spirit and unrelenting nature and feature one of Nike’s boldest silhouettes to date. These kicks also offer exceptional lockdown and an especially comfortable ride.

Alpha Dunk

The Nike Alpha Dunk is the ultimate tool for players who love to power to the rim and rise above defenders. Equipped with a combination of Zoom Air and Flyknit technology, these bad boys pack a serious punch while withstanding the impact of playing around the paint. Nike also fine-tuned the lacing and containment systems to harness your power and to help you launch off the ground.


Paul George’s signature shoe comes with a unique outsole that draws inspiration from moon craters. The Nike PG 3’s exceptionally responsive Zoom Air cushioning enhances your movement on the court and delivers multidirectional traction. The half-bootie construction provides a snug, secure fit, while the durable yet comfortable fabric around the ankle helps to maintain agility.

Kyrie 5

Boston Celtics icon Kyrie Irving is all about speed and dynamic movement, so it’s no surprise the Nike Kyrie 5 enables those things and more. The shoe’s innovative cushioning technology delivers rapid energy return, while the outsole wraps around the sides of your foot to help maintain traction all game long.

Zoom Freak 1

Giannis Antetokounmpo earned his moniker Greek Freak through his sheer power and speed. His signature shoe, the Nike Zoom Freak 1 helps to channel explosiveness with a locked-down fit, responsive cushioning and multidirectional traction. The two Zoom Air units beneath the heel stack up on top of each other for double the energy return.

Jordan Why Not? Zer 0.2

Michael Jordan consistently evolved throughout his storied career, and the latest release from his legendary brand is no different. The Jordan Why Not? Zer0.2 is the perfect blend of fashion and function. The breathable mesh upper combines with lofted materials and an inner sock to provide all-game comfort. The two-piece outsole delivers circular traction to support you during pivots.

When it’s time to get game-ready, there’s only one place to turn for the hottest basketball kicks. Shop in-store or online at Hibbett Sports for the best basketball shoes from 2019.

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