A celebration in honoring the past, the present, and the future of a sport, the World Basketball Festival gets underway this evening with a preview of USA Basketball Team for 2010 and a special performance from the most influential hip-hop star today, Jay-Z.
As a tie-in to the performance, an unique set of Air Force 1 unveiled this morning on eBay as a charity auction. Dubbed “All Black Everything“, each of the 5 pairs honors the 5 nations taking part in the first ever World Basketball Festival USA, France, China, Brazil, and Puerto Rico. As the collection’s namesake, all is in tone-on-tone muted black colorway. However, each’s construct is vastly different, from nubuck, perforated leather, to horsehair, and others…
All proceeds from the charity auction will go towards the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation (SCSF), Jay-Z’s not for profit organization in providing financial support for promising individuals in their pursue of higher education. The charity auction starts today and ends on Sunday, August 22nd, at 9 am EDT. For more information about the auction or to bid for your favorite, click on this link Nike Air Force 1 x Jay Z – HOV Charity Auctions on eBay
Auction Date: Now – August 22nd (Sunday) | 9 am EDT
Jay-Z x Nike Air Force 1 – World Basketball Festival All Black Everything Pack – Brazil