When it comes to shoes on the NBA court, multiple factors play a role in why players wear them. Style and look are important, but comfort rules over all. Players will switch shoes for various reasons and one interesting is superstition. A bad game or bad performance can lead to a player deciding to change it up and switch shoes during halftime. We’ve seen players such as the great LeBron James and Kobe Bryant improve their game after changing shoes during the half break and look like different people on the court after the change. Take a look at the Statistics for Players Who Have Switched Sneakers at Halftime.
Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.