Super Hops: 10 NBA Players We’d Love To See with Spring Loaded Sneakers

September 16th, 2010 by Lance Pauker Leave a reply »
The love affair between sneakers and basketball has always been a steamy, passionate romance. Jordan's Air Jordans,  Nike's Air Force 1's, Reebok's "The Question," and Converse's Wade's are all the stuff of legend amongst avid basketball players. Basketball shoes are similar to a girl's perfume—the right pair is simply mesmerizing. 

Looks are always a plus, but we all know that any meaningful relationship also needs some substance. Same goes for shoes. Functionality of one's kicks—mainly their ability to give its user some extra hops—is a key component of any player/sneaker affair.

If you haven't guessed, this article is about basketball sneakers. Not just any sneakers, though. The line of footwear covered here is so extraordinary, it's literally groundbreaking.

Meet Ryan and Adam Goldsten, the 23-year-old twins behind Athletic Propulsion Labs, a company pushing the boundaries of human flight. APL's new shoe, the Concept 1, comes equipped with a "Load 'N Launch" Technology, scientifically proven to raise an athlete's vertical leap by up to three and a half inches. 

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