NEW YORK (AP) – The NBA is prohibiting its players from wearing a new line of sneakers that claims to increase vertical leap.
The NBA said in a statement Tuesday that “under league rules, players may not wear any shoe during a game that creates an undue competitive advantage.”
Athletic Propulsion Labs’ Concept 1 shoe employs a spring-based system designed to increase lift.
The Los Angeles-based company was founded by twins Adam and Ryan Goldston, both former USC basketball walk-ons.
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