While there are many girls’ basketball shoes on the market, finding the perfect one can be a challenge. Kids need a durable shoe that won’t give out, but with constantly growing feet, it’s also important that a basketball shoe doesn’t break the bank. Ideally, you’ll want a style your little lady can wear outside the court, too. Kids want their shoes to be supportive and stylish to polish any ensemble with a touch of personality. Below, we’ve compiled some of our favorite girls’ basketball shoes that are perfect for game day and beyond.
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1. Adidas Originals Kids' Pro Spark 2018
The Adidas high-top sneaker is a sleek unisex shoe complete with a supportive yet breathable mesh upper.
Pros: The shoe has a cushioned midsole and padded heel designed to pound the pavement. The grippy sole also provides nonslip grip for gym floors.
Cons: The laces may be too long for some.
2. Under Armour Jet 2019
Fashion-forward and practical, Under Armour’s Jet 2019 has a ventilated mesh mid-foot panel that extends to the toe and EVA cushioning underfoot for maximum comfort. The style comes in four colorways, but we especially love it done with a pink camouflage printed outsole.
Pros: It also provide great traction on the court.
Cons: They run small.
3. Puma Kids Rebound Sneaker
The colorblock sneakers feature a high-top silhouette with a Velcro ankle strap for extra support and easy adjustments.
Pros: They’re made with leather and come in four colorways. You can buy them in sizes for toddlers to big kids.
Cons: With the rate that kids go through shoes, you may need to invest in these shoes multiple times over the years.
4. Adidas Kids' Hoops Basketball Shoes
These high-top sneakers feature a textile upper with metallic three-stripe detailing. They’re available in five fun colorways, including violet.
Pros: The grippy rubber cupsole allows tots to perform on the court without easily losing your balance.
Cons: These shoes require parental attention if your child does not yet know how to properly tie shoelaces.
5. Under Armour Pre School 2019 Basketball Shoe
These toddler-friendly shoes feature a mesh and synthetic textile upper construction with a lace-up front detailing and a rubber sole. They have a molded heel with specially crafted perforations and a protective TPU film toe cap.
Pros: These sneakers feature perforations for breathability. The sole provides an anti-slip grip for maximum traction and a secure fit. These also come in little-kid sizes.
Cons: Big-kid sizes have to be purchased separately.
6. Puma Sky II Hi Color Blocked Sneaker
Made for toddlers, this high-top sneaker features a synthetic textile upper with mesh detailing throughout. The shoe also has contrasting laces and Velcro detailing along the front.
Pros: The tall shaft and Velcro strap secure your toddler’s foot for steady strides.
Cons: These shoes can run on the smaller side.
7. Jmfchi Kids' Basketball Shoe
This accesible style features a PU upper, cushioned insole and rubber outsole for steady traction.
Pros: They’re available in sizes for both little and big kids, with eight colorway options to choose from, which include bold lettering.
Cons: These shoes tend to run on the smaller side, so you might want to order up one size.