Court ballistecs: uneven sole causing knee pain?

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  1. HunterST

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    I purchased a pair of court ballistecs from tw and they feel great except for the fact that the soles feel a little uneven. It feels like the shoes slope toward the inside of the foot.

    Has anyone experienced this? Could it be a defect in my shoes?
     
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  2. Andyroo10567

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    Go to a store and try comparing it.
     
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    I had a pair of shoes where the insole was not supportive enough. This made my feet roll in. I had to use on Insole from super feet.
     
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  4. JohnB

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    That seems to be a tendency with more brands lately. It supposedly should make you feel faster on court moving side to side.
     
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    johnb - that's what I thought...or to the effect that it puts you in ready position right after a split step at all times...not good if you are standing straight between points.
     
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  6. Al Czervik

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    That's why I didn't like the Yonex Power Cushion 308. The heel is really high off the ground and you sort of take two steps in one. You can see it in the way that Hewitt walks in them.
     
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    That explains a lot. I've noticed that I am getting discomfort on the balls of my feet due from slapping the shoe on the court because the heel is high. You have to put the heel down first and I guess the toes are higher than normal. It also explains why it put a lot of stress on my knee.
     
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  8. kingcheetah

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    OP I always had issues with wearing the inside of those shoes out first (And I still do have this issue with the Vapor 9, although to a lesser degree. I think the 4.3 design as a whole has been a headache for both consumers and nike. Hopefully the Lunar CB is a major upgrade.
     
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