Best Answer

Yes, they have special shoes made just for playing Basketball, and they are appropriately named 'basketball shoes'.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-05-21 00:12:18
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


20 cards

What are the Defenders called om a netball team

Where is badminton played

Fouled inside the18 yard box in soccer

What are the substitution rules in basketball

See all cards

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Do basketball players have special shoes?
Write your answer...
Related questions

Does Nike make the shoes worn by professional basketball players?

Yes, Nike makes the shoes worn by some basketball players.

Is it ok to run in basketball shoes?

Yes, it is very okay to run in basketball shoes. They are called basketball shoes, which means basketball players wear them, and as everyone knows, basketball players run a lot. Thus, it is okay to run in them. As you run, you may find that they get heavy, but it is definitely safe to run in them.

Can shoes effect jumping height?

yes it can, why do you think basketball players where basketball shoes it makes them jump higher

What special clothing does a basketball player use?

there's nothing special about what basketball players wear

Why do basketball players lick their fingers then rub the bottom of their shoes?

so their shoes are grippy

What shoes do the basketball players wear in a basketball game?

Basketball shoes are usually high-cut to prevent a twisted ankle. They are also made to reduce sliding on the court.

How many professional basketball players wear Air Jordan shoes?


What shoes do basketball players wear?

Whatever shoe company pays them the most.

What equipment do basketball players need?

shoes, basketball uniform or suitable clothing, basketball- women size 6 men size 7, water,

What do the basketball players wear in a basketball game?


Why do NBA basketball players wear rubber bottom shoes?

So they can grip the court.

What did basketball players were for shoes when basketball was first invented?

when James Naismith was told to invent a sport, he invented basketball. he wore regular shoes and threw a volley ball into a basket nailed to the wall. then someone went to the balcony and used a stick to get it out

Do basketball players get new sneakers every game?

I wouldn't. Shoes need to be broken in and then they would be uncomfortable. If you broke your shoes I would but otherwise no.

Why do basketball players wear rubber soled shoes?

Because they have the best grip, so the players can change direction quickly without sliding around the court.

Describe the difference between tennis and basketball shoes?

Tennis shoes need to stablize and protect a players feet, so they don't get injured. Basketball shoes need to support and need to be flexible so that a player can easily change directions and jump.

Are air force ones basketball shoes?

some basketball players use them such as Rasheed Wallace and Jerry Stackhouse, although nike claims it is a basketball shoe, i don't think it should be under that category. alot of my friends wear them just as casual shoes, and always bring a pair of REAL basketball shoes. but if there is that much argument about it being a basketball shoe or not, i dont think it should be.

What is the collective noun for basketball players?

The collective noun for basketball players is the same as a team of players; a team of basketball players.

Does it matter what kind of shoes you wear in basketball?

The kind of shoes you should wear for basketball are basketball shoes.

What special equipment do you need for basketball?

i don't think you need any - you need a uniform, proper shoes, a basketball and a drink bottle... but nothing "special" really... :)

Do basketball players make more money than rappers?

basketball players

Why you don't use basketball shoes for bowling alley?

Basketball shoes or tennis shoes will not slide on the approach at a bowling lane. Basketball shoes or tennis shoes will not slide on the approach at a bowling lane.

Who is more athletic football players or basketball players?

Basketball players are!

Are kobe s basketball?

If you are referring to Kobe shoes then yes they are basketball shoes they are some of the best basketball shoes in the NBA today

What do you call the players of the basketball game?

Basketball players.

How do you tell if you have basketball shoes?

I think you have basketball shoes by the type of brand.