Christmas is coming a little early for those sneaker heads that have been patiently waiting for the Nike Zoom Flight '98 The Glove to makes its return to retail. With Gary "The Glove" Payton's upcoming induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame next week, the timing of this retro release is perfect. The man known as one of the best defenders of all time and one of the game's greatest trash talkers, is currently a FOX Sports Live analyst and still manages to keep his name in the headlines most recently with his comments regarding Michael Jordan and John Stockton.
With the focus back on the Zoom Flight '98, the shoe stays true to the original which featured the black shrouded upper along with the university red "monkey paw" tech underneath. The classic black/white colorway looks as good today as it did back then and both fans of Payton and "The Glove" will be clamoring to get their hands on a pair. Check for these on Nike.com, Footlocker, Eastbay, and other Nike Sportswear retailers. In the meantime, check out more images of the shoe below.
Nike Air Zoom Flight Glove
Color: Black/White-University Red
Release Date: October 5th, 2013 (Saturday)