Top 9 Best Athlete-Endorsed Basketball Sneakers

The holidays are here and for many of the sneaker-philes out there, this year’s letters to Santa likely included a request for a pair of the new Air Jordan XX8s. With the debut of those new kicks this past week, we at YES take a look at the top nine athlete-endorsed basketball sneakers. For more lists visit YESNetwork.com

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and for many of the sneaker-philes out there, this year’s letters to Santa likely included a request for a pair of the new Air Jordan XX8s that Thunder guard Russell Westbrook debuted in Brooklyn against the Nets on Dec. 4.

The unveiling of those new Jordans led to a heated discussion here at Niner HQ about the hottest kicks of all-time, and thus, you have the birth of a Niner. It seems as if every Tom, Dick, and Harry (and LeBron and Melo) in the NBA has their own shoe these days, but for our money, these nine classics are the ones we would most likely line up around the block on a frigid Black Friday for.

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