What Pros Wear is reader-supported. When you use links on our site, we may earn money. Support WPW through these links.

Coming off his $100 million Puma contract the week of being drafted, LaMelo Ball’s first sneaker in the NBA was the Puma Clyde All-Pro. This sneaker utilizes Puma’s ProFoam+ which has a density that blends court-feel, cushioning, and responsiveness. The upper is made of a lightweight woven material that allows […]

A sneaker that some presumed was LaMelo Ball’s first signature shoe turned out to be the Puma Court Rider. The design has been seen mostly on LaMelo, with his new logo on the heel. Of course, his logo also appears on PE colorways of the Puma Clyde All-Pro, a design […]

Before his time with the swoosh, Vince Carter had a signature shoe with his first sneaker brand with the Puma Vinsanity. Carter received a lucrative 10-year $50 million deal with the company signed during his rookie year in 1998. This deal would be terminated a year later however, as Vince […]

One of the sneakers Vince Carter rocked early in his career was the Puma Cell VI Mid. Unlike his other Puma sneakers, this sneaker was more basic. Leather dressed the upper, while a simple foam was used in in the midfoot. Carter famously rocked the Cell VI during an epic […]

The first sneaker Vince Carter laced up in an NBA regular season game was the Puma Cell Origin Mid. This occurred on February 5, 1999 in a lockout-shortened season. Many of Vince’s early highlights happened while wearing this sneaker, which was a staple in Carter’s rookie season. The shoe utilized […]

© 2021 WHAT PROS WEAR. All Rights reserved. For questions and corrections, please Contact Us. View our Privacy Policy.