Our shorts hub is your one-stop-shop for this summer essential in many forms, from workout-ready pairs to budget-friendly options.
With the NBA Playoffs heating up, and The Last Dance rewatches still taking place, everyone's new favorite sport continues to enlist more and more new hoopers. That being the case, shopping a new pair of basketball shorts is quite possibly on your agenda right now.
Of all the sports, basketball arguably boasts the most wearable of regulation uniforms. Knee-length shorts fit seamlessly into your everyday wardrobe thanks to their laid-back style and often recognizable logos. And they're also comfy as hell.
You needn’t limit yourself to league-represented teams, either. The simple cut of basketball shorts makes them super versatile and a perfect partner for sneakers. From classic Nike and Mitchell & Ness styles to luxury versions from the likes of Off-White™ and John Elliott, scroll through our round up to see the full range of one of the sport’s most versatile exports.
Scroll down for a checklist on how to hit the hardwood in style.
Nike Elite Stripe 10"
Elite Stripe 10"
This sleek pair of Nike Elite Stripe 10" shorts leaves all the focus on your game. They're timeless in style and the lightweight build is super comfortable as well as breathable so your performance is as good as your look.
Nike DRI-FIT Basketball Shorts
There's a wealth of high-tech sports gear out there, but a lot of the time it's the classics that make you as comfortable as possible on the court. This pair of DRI-FIT shorts by Nike is characterized by a punchy black & white color scheme.
Pleasures Motherboard Basketball Shorts
Pleasures always has and always will go loud and this pair of motherboard basketball shorts is testament to that. Get your jumper working on automatic with this electronic pair.
Laneus Animalier shorts
Less GOAT, more ZEBRA. Laneus updates the classic basketball shorts with an eye-catching zebra print that might even distract opponents.
PUMA Spin Move Shorts
Got the spin moves? Allow this pair of PUMA shorts to flare around you as you dance to the hoop. Zip pockets make this pair perfect for transitioning from court to everyday life.
Champion Mesh 10" Basketball Shorts
Cut from breathable mesh, this navy-blue number comes from one of basketball's best brands. Champion brings retro appeal with tricolor detailing to the seams of these basketball shorts.
Mitchell & Ness All-Star 1991 Practice Shorts
Whether you remember the '91 All-Star Game or not, there's no denying the style of this pair of replica training shorts.
Jordan Jumpman Cement Poolside Shorts
Jumpman Cement Poolside Shorts
Channel the GOAT with this understated pair of basketball shorts. Seemingly all-black, a closer look will reveal a signature Jumpman grey cement print.
Off-White™ Mesh Shorts
Off-White™ head honcho Virgil Abloh has made no secret about how much basketball style has inspired his design direction. This pair of mesh basketball shorts harks back to the '90s and early '00s.
John Elliott Leopard-Print Mesh Shorts
John Elliot continues the loud luxury interpretation of the sports shorts with a pair decked in leopard print. A black-and-white waistband mirrors bands to each leg.
adidas Cross Up 365 Shorts
Built for comfort and style, this pair of all-black basketball shorts from adidas features moisture-managing, breathable technology and is made from recycled materials. From court to street and back again, this pair does it all.
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