The new Converse Wade 3 basketball shoe features a customizable tongue top to house the laces or just flip up for a persnal touch. The rich, supple leather and plush nubuck upper is mixed with mesh triangle windows help increase ventilation. TPU heel counter comprised of triangles that extend from the outsole to provide heel lockdown and stability. A lightweight, sculpted CMEVA midsole offers enhanced cushioning and ride. The internal shank plate adds torsional rigidity and overall lateral stability. A durable solid rubber outsole with modified triangular spine delivers supreme flexibility and durability. The modified herringbone pattern gives optimal on-court traction. Cutouts of material in the heel decrease overall weight for stable crossovers and quicker cuts to the basket.