Known for their reputation as “America’s Original Sport’s Company”™, Converse Inc. has announced its Holiday 2k11 performance basketball collection. The DEFCON and Converse Pro Leather 2K11 shoes were made with high-quality at the forefront to give athletes the durability and stability needed for the best performance possible. If any company is wise in the field of basketball technology it would be Converse Inc. since the birth of the first Converse sport sneaker in 1908 the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe. Keeping their revolutionary brand alive with NIKE, the new basketball sneakers DEFCON and the Pro Leather 2K11 feature ConTain Fit Technology in the upper, which is unique to Converse since its first appearance in the Star Player Evo shoe. ConTain Fit gives the consumer complete on-court mobility with its breathable structure and cushioning.
Team Converse athlete and professional basketball player, Chris Andersen spoke about training in the new Pro Leather 2K11 shoes at the recent launch for the sneakers. This is what he had to say, “These shoes have blown my mind by the style and the way they perform on and off the court. I’ve been running the incline at the Red Socks in Colorado in the Pro Leather 2K11 and I haven’t put on a better shoe. Ankle support is key for any basketball shoe and this shoe gives me exactly what I need.”
Being named after the military term identifying defense readiness, the DEFCON shoe was made to ensure athletes with the quickest transition from offense to defense. Just by looking at the pictures of the Converse DEFCON shoe, consumers would be able to physically recognize the outstanding lightweight, breathability and containment of the shoe which provides great performance.
The Converse Holiday 2011 Basketball collection are available at Foot Locker nationwide. The Converse DEFCON, offered in 12 colorways go for a retail price of $90 and the Converse Pro Leather 2K11 which come in white/black/red and black/white go for a suggested price of $100 and can also be found in other specialty retailers. Are you gonna cop a pair?!