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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 WMNS Air Swoopes (1996)

Next in line for the spotlight during Nike Basketball‘s look back at the “20 Designs that Changed the Game” is a sneaker that signified a turning point for both sneaker design and the game itself: the Air Swoopes. Designed specifically for who is arguably the greatest female ball player … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Air Penny (1995)

Nike‘s summer of basketball, in which the brand profiles “20 Designs that Changed the Game,” has taken us to the Air Force 180 Low, Air Flight Huarache, Air Raid, Air Max2 CB, and now the Air Penny, originally released in 1995. Penny Hardaway’s distinctive style of play, … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Air Max2 CB (1994)

We’ve profiled the Air Flight Huarache, Air Force 180 Low and Air Raid as part of Nike‘s “20 Designs that Changed the Game” retrospective, spanning the brand’s most iconic basketball sneakers from 1992 to 2012. This latest installment shines the spotlight on Charles Barkley’s first signature shoe, … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Air Raid (1992)

Nike is celebrating the summer of basketball by taking a look back at the most iconic basketball shoes from the past 20 years, a journey that began with the Air Force 180 Low and Air Flight Huarache, and continues now with the Nike Air Raid. As with … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Air Flight Huarache (1992)

Continuing on with Nike‘s retrospective on the “20 Designs that Changed the Game” from 1992 to 2012 that we began yesterday with the Air Force 180 Low, the second installment focuses in on the Air Flight Huarache. First introduced in 1992, the Huarache was designed by Tinker … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 – Air Force 180 Low (1992)

When the Nike Air Force 180 Low hit the hardwood in 1992, it was not only a turning point for basketball, it was also a milestone in world of sneaker design. Therefore its only fitting that Nike begins its celebration of the 20 footwear designs that changed … READ MORE

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Jeep Capsule Collection for USA Basketball | By Jeff Staple

Singularly, faith is already an incredible force multiplier. But when we all believe as one, the strength garnered is nearly infinite. As the official sponsor of USA Basketball and its quest for gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Jeep partnered with Jeff Staple, proprietor of … READ MORE

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Nike Dream Team Destroyer Jacket: Make a Statement

It’s been nearly 20 years since the 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team, dubbed “The Dream Team,” not only took the court in Barcelona, but took the world by storm winning each game of the series by an average of 44 points. It wasn’t just one man … READ MORE

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Jordan Brand – World Basketball Festival 2012 – City Pack: Las Vegas

In welcoming World Basketball Festival 2012, which kicked off over the weekend in London, Jordan Brand, in conjunction with Nike Basketball and CONVERSE, will be launching a limited City Pack throughout the month of July. To start off its journey towards the final destination of Barcelona, designers … READ MORE

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Nike Air More Uptempo – “Olympic Dream Team”

It’s been nearly 20 years since the 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team – dubbed “The Dream Team” – took both the court and the world by storm at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, destroying their competition by an average of 44 points. To celebrate their anniversary, … READ MORE

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Nike Air Force 180 – “Olympic Dream Team”

Worn by Charles Barkley — aka the Round Mound of Rebound — during the Dream Team’s celebrated Gold Medal Run in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, the Nike Air Force 180 is set to return 20 years later. The mid-top shoes were built for Sir Charles’ … READ MORE