Model: Ralph Sampson OG
Key Features: Back in its original glory, the archival design comes in both a low-top and mid-top variant. Both versions feature a full leather upper and PUMA’s classic white/gray/violet/peacoat colorway.
Release Date: April 13 (limited release) and April 27 (wider release)
Price: $80 (low-top) and $90 (high-top)
Editor’s Notes: Today PUMA has unveiled the return of the Ralph Sampson OG basketball sneaker from its archive. The kick was NBA Hall-of-Famer Ralph Sampson’s signature on-court sneaker in the ’80s when he played for the Houston Rockets.
PUMA’s line of court shoes for the 7-foot 4-inch player were custom-made to fulfill Sampson’s on-court needs and tailored to fit his size 17 feet. Now the model returns as a sports-inspired street style variant, coming in PUMA’s white/gray/violet/peacoat colorway last seen in 1985.
Both versions of the Ralph Sampson OG will be available exclusively at KITH on April 13, before a wider drop in-store and online at PUMA on April 27, as well as at select global retailers.
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