#NBArank All-Time Kicks: The best basketball shoes in NBA history

For sneakerheads it's all about the shoes (1:07)

Some just think of them as things you put on your feet, but from PUMA Clydes to Air Jordans, Amin Elhassan reviews the greatest basketball kicks. (1:07)

We're counting down the greatest basketball sneakers of all time on ESPN.com, #NBArank style. From Chuck Taylor's iconic All-Stars to Walt "Clyde" Frazier's famous Pumas to the Air Jordans to the sneakers we see on the court today.

Because, when it comes to hoops, as Mars Blackmon once said so eloquently: "It's gotta be the shoes."

Everyone who has ever played the game of basketball has laced up a pair of sneakers, but only a select few have reached the pinnacle of the sport and earned a signature sneaker to call their own.

So which basketball shoe is the best of all time?

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