what is the difference between these two?
les baskets -- sneakersLes chaussures de sport -- sport shoes
Les baskets is used the same way you would use "sneakers" in English. Les chaussures de sport is a more general way to mean footwear for sport.
Les baskets are specific to Basket Ball at least that was the original design intention.
Les chaussures de sport are sneaker/trainers more general sports-related, not specific.
I suspect these days there is more of a fashion element at play rather than outright specific to sport usage.
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