[UPDATE] March 10, 2018 07:00 a.m. EST After having only just officially announced that the collection’s sought-after Supreme NBA Air Force 1 Mid will be made available via the SNKRS app, it appears the clothing component of the capsule will also release today via NikeLab online. An exact time is not yet known, so be sure to head over to NikeLab and wait for the second batch of product to be made available.
[UPDATE] March 5, 2018 07:00 a.m. EST Along with the aforementioned jersey and the previously leaked Nike Air Force 1 Mids, Supreme has confirmed it will drop a warm-up jacket.The sneakers will be available online only in the U.S. and Europe on March 8. The jacket, jersey, and shorts will be available both in-store in New York, Brooklyn, LA, London, and Paris, as well as online on March 8. Japan will see the collection drop online and in stores March 10.
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Supreme is back with a look at their upcoming collaboration with Nike and the NBA. On the heels of their rumored Air Force 1 Mid collab, which sees the sneaker covered in the logos from all the NBA teams, the label posted a teaser image of another piece -- a coordinating jersey and basketball short from Nike, who currently holds the license to make all the official on-court gear this season.
Lensed by Ari Marcopoulos and modeled by controversial player J.R. Smith, formerly of the New York Knicks and currently of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Smith has developed a reputation for his off-court antics as much as his on-court play. In the past, his DM game has been exposed for the joy of the public (his “You trying to get the pipe?” quote is the stuff of modern romance), and more recently, Smith earned himself a one-game suspension for throwing a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones.
Given his history of meme-worthy antics that keep NBA fans talking, Smith's persona as one of the league's most talked-about figures and bad boy appeal add some welcome synergy to Supreme's left-of-center mystique. No word yet on when the kit and kicks will drop, but hopefully there are plans for another collaborative shooting sleeve to complete the look.
Now take a look at Supreme's upcoming Nike Air Force 1 collab, also covered with NBA team logos.