When you look at basketball shoes, what do you see? A big swoosh. Three stripes. Michael Jordan. A billboard molded to your feet. But do you see the technology? Though maybe not as blatant as an Intel sticker on your laptop, every shoe showcases its own advanced technology. Don’t worry, you can’t miss it on these, the best basketball shoes on the planet. Because they roll with carbon fiber and Kevlar.
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All that carbon fiber and Kevlar adds up to a lot of money. The Kobe and Hyperdunk cost $200 a pair, while the LeBron will set you back $250. But Nike’s ultimate goal with the Elite series isn’t to sell a bunch of shoes. It’s to create a shoe that’s more akin to a concept car. Except it’s a concept car you can drive. Er, wear. [Nike Elite Series].the original article from Gizmodo, written by Casey Chan