These days, tennis shoes have about as much in common with their original namesake as MTV does with music. We’ll put up with MTV because we enjoy watching Kanye West make an ass out of himself and Katy Perry. We put up with tennis shoes because they’re supremely comfortable, tend to be minimalist, and secretly we all want to be married to Brooke Shields. So there you have it. Just like military intelligence, the name doesn’t have to have anything to do with the function. Let’s be honest, you don’t play tennis and you’re not going to any time soon. That doesn’t preclude you from lacing up a pair of Nike Tennis Classic AC NDs. It’s an old school pair of Nikes that’s black and minimalist and we want them.