Nike is celebrating its vast impact on the game of basketball with a series of silhouettes that define the past, present and future of hoops. While some of the sneakers are forever associated with particular moments throughout basketball history, others are set up for pivotal roles in the future.
A number of classic styles, as well as revamped updates are present within the celebratory collection, including the SF AF-1, AF-1 Upstep Warrior, Air Max 2 Uptempo, Uptempo, Uptempo 97, Air Foamposite Pro, Kobe XI Elite Low, Zoom KD 9, Kyrie 2, Air Jordan XXXI, Air Jordan IX Retro, Air Jordan XI Retro and Air Jordan XVI Retro.
The common theme with each shoe, however, is an undeniable sport DNA captured from a relentless focus on the needs of the athlete and an uncanny capacity to connect across cultures.
Nike’s special “12 Soles” capsule will be going on display this week at the new Nike Soho store (529 Broadway), which opens its doors on November 11. The sneakers then release at select retailers and nike.com beginning December.