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Thursday, February 7th, 2013 at 12:10 pm  |  2 responses

SLAM Footwear Database Breakdown

Examining sneaker trends and statistics around the NBA.

by Eldon Khorshidi | @eldonadam

Earlier today, we announced the third installment of our Footwear Database. This year, we wanted to go a little deeper than usual, compiling a bunch of relevant/random information to create the sneaker breakdown found below. Enjoy. —Ed.

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NBA Shoe Sizes

League Average: 14.81

Biggest Foot: JaVale McGee, Brook Lopez, Robin Lopez — Size 20

Smallest Foot: Nate Robinson — Size 10.5

Teams

Biggest Feet

1) Thunder: 15.43

2) Heat: 15.38

3) Suns: 15.23

4) Nets: 15.20

5) Bucks: 15.13

Smallest Feet

1) Spurs: 13.97

2) Bulls: 14.18

3) Cavaliers/Lakers: 14.30

4) Grizzlies: 14.38

5) Knicks: 14.50

Team Average Shoe Size
Atlanta Hawks 14.73
Boston Celtics 14.96
Charlotte Bobcats 14.85
Chicago Bulls 14.18
Cleveland Cavaliers 14.3
Dallas Mavericks 14.78
Denver Nuggets 15.1
Detroit Pistons 14.61
Golden State Warriors 14.9
Houston Rockets 14.86
Indiana Pacers 14.87
L.A.  Clippers 14.82
L.A. Lakers 14.3
Memphis Grizzlies 14.38
Miami Heat 15.38
Milwaukee Bucks 15.13
Minnesota Timberwolves 14.63
Brooklyn Nets 15.2
New Orleans Hornets 15.04
New York Knicks 14.5
OKC Thunder 15.43
Orlando Magic 15.1
Philadelphia 76ers 15
Phoenix Suns 15.23
Portland Trail Blazers 15
Sacramento Kings 14.68
San Antonio Spurs 13.97
Toronto Raptors 14.9
Utah Jazz 14.7
Washington Wizards 14.96

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Popular Models (Number of Players, Share of NBA)

Nike Hyperdunk

• 90 players; 21%

Nike Hyperfuse

•46 players; 11%

Kobe

•39 players; 9%

LeBron

•22 players; 5%

Kevin Durant (KD)

•11 players; 2.5%

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Brand Breakdown:

Brand Share | Number of Players | Notable Names
Nike 65% 283 Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, LeBron James
adidas 15% 63 Dwight Howard, Josh Smith, Derrick Rose
Jordan 6% 26 Blake Griffin, Joe Johnson, Russell Westbrook
Peak 3.7% 16 Tony Parker, JaVale McGee, Gordon Hayward
Under Armour 2.5% 11 Brandon Jennings, Kemba Walker, Enes Kanter
Reebok 1.4% 6 Andre Miller, Isaiah Thomas
Li-Ning 0.9% 4 Dwyane Wade, Jose Calderon, Evan Turner
Spalding 0.7% 3 Mario Chalmers, Jimmer Fredette, Chris Singleton
Anta 0.5% 2 Kevin Garnett, Luis Scola
361 0.2% 1 Kevin Love
Above The Rim 0.2% 1 Will Bynum
And 1 0.2% 1 Lance Stephenson
Ball’N 0.2% 1 Metta World Peace
Fila 0.2% 1 Jerry Stackhouse
K1x 0.2% 1 James White
Le Coq Sportif 0.2% 1 Joakim Noah
New Balance 0.2% 1 Matt Bonner
Protégé 0.2% 1 Roger Mason
Qiaodan 0.2% 1 Chuck Hayes
Various 2.3% 10


36 Players Changed Their Sneaker Brand/Allegiance From Last Season:

Name Previous New
Gustavo Ayon adidas Nike
JJ Barea Converse Nike
Elton Brand Converse Nike
Corey Brewer adidas Under Armour
Chase Budinger Nike Peak
Wilson Chandler adidas Nike
Samuel Dalembert Nike Peak
Toney Douglas adidas Nike
Reggie Evans Nike adidas
Raymond Felton adidas Under Armour
Danilo Gallinari Reebok adidas
Josh Harrellson Nike Under Armour
Udonis Haslem Converse Li-Ning
George Hill Nike Peak
Ersan Ilyasova Nike adidas
James Johnson Nike Under Armour
Dominique Jones Peak Nike
Kyle Korver Converse Nike
DeAndre Liggins Nike adidas
Kevin Love Nike 361
Javale McGee Nike Peak
Andre Miller adidas Reebok
Marcus Morris AND 1 Nike
Markieff Morris AND 1 Nike
Tony Parker Nike Peak
Ricky Rubio Nike adidas
Larry Sanders Converse Nike
Josh Selby Nike adidas
Lance Stephenson Under Armour AND 1
Jeff Teague Nike adidas
John Wall Reebok adidas
Dwayne Wade Jordan Li-Ning
CJ Watson Nike Peak
Martell Webster Above The Rim Nike
Derrick Williams Under Armour Nike
Louis Williams Converse Nike

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Rookies / Guys Who Entered The NBA This Season

Name Brand Model Size
Quincy Acy adidas Crazy Light 14
Harrison Barnes adidas Various 14
Will Barton Under Armour Micro G Touch 16
Kent Bazemore Under Armour Various 13
Bradley Beal Nike KD V 14
Victor Claver Nike Hyperdunk 15.5
Nando de Colo adidas Ghost 12
Chris Copeland Nike Hyperaggressor 14
Jae Crowder Nike Hypergamer Low 15
Jared Cunningham Nike Hyperdunk 13
Anthony Davis Nike Hyperdunk 17
Andre Drummond adidas Crazy Light 18
Kim English Jordan Melo 8 14
Festus Ezeli Nike Hyperdunk 18
Evan Fournier Nike Various 12.5
Joel Freeland Nike Hyperdunk 16
Diante Garrett Nike Hyperfuse 14
Draymond Green Nike Hyperdunk 15
Maurice Harkless Nike Kobe VII 16
John Henson Nike Hyperfuse 15
Reggie Jackson Nike KD V / LeBron Soldier VI 11.5
Bernard James Nike Hyperdunk 16
John Jenkins Nike Hypergamer Low 15
Darius Johnson-Odom Nike Hypergamer Low 13.5
Orlando Johnson Nike Kobe VIII 16
DeQuan Jones Nike LeBron Soldier VI 14
Kevin Jones Nike Hyperdunk 15
Perry Jones III adidas Crazy Light 17
Terrence Jones Nike Hyperdunk 15
Kris Joseph Nike Hypergamer 15
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Jordan Super Fly Dunk 16
Viacheslav Kravtsov Nike Hyperfuse (2011) 16.5
Doron Lamb Nike Kobe VII 15
Jeremy Lamb Nike Hyperdunk 14
Meyers Leonard Nike Hyperdunk 17
Damian Lillard adidas 773/Top Ten 12.5
Kendall Marshall Jordan CP3 13.5
Fab Melo Nike Hyperfuse 18
Khris Middleton Nike Hyperfuse 18
Darius Miller Nike Hyperdunk 14
Quincy Miller Various Various 14
Donatas Motiejunas Nike Hyperdunk 17
Arnett Moultrie Nike Hyperdunk 15
Andrew Nicholson Peak (Custom Shoe) 18
Kyle O’Quinn adidas Shadow Promo 16
Miles Plumlee Nike Hyperdunk 16
Pablo Prigioni Nike Kobe VIII 12.5
Austin Rivers adidas Crazy Light 14
Brian Roberts Nike Kobe VIII 12.5
Thomas Robinson Nike LeBron 16
Terrence Ross Nike KD V 14
Robert Sacre Nike Hypergamer Low 16
Mike Scott Nike Hypergamer Low 16
Tornike Shengelia Nike Hyperfuse 17
Alexey Shved Nike Kobe VIII 12.5
Kyle Singler Nike Hyperdunk 14.5
Greg Smith Nike Hyperfuse 17
Jared Sullinger Jordan Various 18
Jeff Taylor Jordan Super Fly Light
Tyshawn Taylor adidas Crazy Light 2 12.5
Marquis Teague adidas Crazy Light 2 12
Mirza Teletovic Nike Hyperaggressor 16
Jonas Valanciunas Nike Hyperdunk 17
Dion Waiters Nike Kobe VI 13
Maalik Wayns Reebok Iverson (Various) 12
Tony Wroten Nike LeBron Soldier VI 13
Luke Zeller adidas Various 19
Tyler Zeller adidas Crazy Shadow 18

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Guys Who Played This Season, But Are Currently Not On An NBA Roster:

Josh Childress | Nike Hyperdunk | 15

Josh Harrellson | Under Armour TB Micro G Funk | 16

Cory Higgins | Nike Hyperfuse | 14

Darius Johnson-Odom | Nike Hypergamer Low | 13.5

Kris Joseph | Nike Hypergamer | 15

Travis Leslie | Nike Hypergamer | 13.5

Dominic McGuire | Jordan XI | 16

Troy Murphy | Nike Hyperdunk | 15

Jeremy Pargo | Nike Hyperenforcer | 13

Samardo Samuels | Nike Hyperdunk | 16

Maalik Wayns | Reebok Iverson (Various) | 12

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  • Redd

    I don’t care about shoes, I wear the same $30 Asics on the court, but I love rooting for Adidas.

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    Jerry Stackhouse still wears Fila? Those shoes are probably ripped after all this time.

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