But the first full week of basketball wars has been electrifying that a simple shoe catalog would be lacking. This time around, FHM zooms in on the freshest on-court footwear complete with accompanying storylines.
Andrew Wiggins (27p) hit the insane game-winner versus the Thunder in the adidas Crazy Explosive 17, to win it for the Timberwolves, 115-113.
Stephen Curry (29p) went a perfect 13-for-13 from the free throw line in the Under Armour Curry 4, to help the Warriors pull away from the Mavericks, 133-103.
James Harden (27p), in the adidas Harden Vol. 1, made his 13th assist to Eric Gordon (wore Crazy Explosive 17), who beat the buzzer for the Rockets' victory over the Sixers, 105-104.
Robin Lopez and his custom adidas Crazy Explosive Lows weren't enough to prevent the Bulls from collapsing against the Cavaliers, 119-112.
LeBron James notched his first triple double of the season (29p, 10r, 13a) in a new colorway of the Nike LeBron 15, but still lost to the Nets, 112-107.
Dennis Smith, Jr. set a career-high 19 points against the Grizzlies in the Under Armour Drive 4 Low, to give the Mavericks its first win of the season, 103-94.
Brandon Ingram scores 11 in 4th quarter (19p, 10r) in the adidas Crazy Explosive 17 to lead the Lakers over the Wizards in overtime, 102-99.