nike AIR MORE UPTEMPO '96

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material: leather/synthetic
Color: BLACK/BLACK-COOL GREY-WHITE
Brand SKU::  921948-002
For more than 20 years the Nike Air More Uptempo belongs to the all time classics of the basketball sneaker hall of fame. The shoe made its debut in 1996 on the feet of NBA ...
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material: leather/synthetic
Color: BLACK/BLACK-COOL GREY-WHITE

For more than 20 years the Nike Air More Uptempo belongs to the all time classics of the basketball sneaker hall of fame. The shoe made its debut in 1996 on the feet of NBA legend Scottie Pippen, who literally flew over the hardwood in his 96/97 Season with the Chicago Bulls. After 72 wins and only 10 defeats one thing was clear: not only Pippen but also the Air More Uptempo had made history. Ever since the sneaker with the bold AIR lettering has made a great stir off-court as well and Nike keeps dropping one striking colorway after another.

Nike Air More Uptempo '96 Tri-Color

This month Nike blesses the sneaker community with a very special design that comes up with triple colorblocking. The typical Air Unit is accentuated in white, grey and black color blocks, laced in black and stamped with a black swoosh on the toebox. The colorway is one of the most striking ones this year and makes the Nike Air More Uptempo Tri-Color perfect for all sneakerfreakers who strive for more air and eye-catching designs.

  • Brand: Nike
  • Name: Nike Air More Uptempo '96 Tri-Color
  • Material: leather/synthetik
  • Color: Tri-Color
  • Three color blocks in retro design
  • Upper with AIR lettering
  • Premium leather upper
  • Air unit over the whole length of the shoe
  • Siganture panels with reflective material

Brand information: nike

When it comes to basketball, there is no way around Nike – the brand with the Swoosh belongs to the game like dunks, three-pointers and cross-overs. Whether in the NBA, European leagues or your neighborhood streetball court – the world’s largest manufacturer of sports equipment is a staple in all things basketball since the 1980s.
The Nike „Blazer“, released in 1973, was the company’s first sneaker designed specifically for basketball. While the shoe was very functional for its time and was worn by NBA scoring machine George „Iceman“ Gervin, Nike still was not able to step out of other sports companies’ shadows. Following models of the early 80s, like the now legendary „Air Force 1“ and „Dunk“ also did not manage the success the company had hoped for. That all changed when in 1984/85 Michael Jordan decided to conquer the NBA and the shoe game with Nike. While the „Blazer“ was Nike’s way of politely knocking on the door of the basketball-sneaker world, they blew it out of its frame with the success of „His Airness“ and the „Air Jordan 1“.

Nike is the frontrunner in basketball

Ever since then Nike changed the game of basketball. The triumph of the AJ1 was not only the birth of the iconic „Air Jordan“ - dynasty. It also paved the way for a variety of shoe lines like the Flight, Hyperdunk, Air Max and Foamposites. Today about 60 percent of the NBA’s players rock the Swoosh. Among them are some of the biggest names of the game: From Sir Charles Barkley in the 90s, Kevin Garnett and Kobe Bryant in the 2000s, to Lebron James and Kevin Durant today – the superstars of the NBA achieve mindblowing feats wearing their signature Nike sneakers.
Nike not only specializes in shoes though. These days ballers can dress up in perfomance sportswear bearing the Swoosh from t-shirts to hoodies, sweat pants, shorts, sweat bands and socks. Wearing Nike you can be sure that while playing your next game not only will you be outfitted in highly functional and valuable gear – you will also look pretty damn good wetting jumpers from all over the court.

Nike & Kickz since 93 … til infinity

Its fashionable and technologically flawless sneakers have made Nike the world’s leading basketball-shoe company. KICKZ knows who the king of the sneaker-game is as well: Since launching the company in 1993 we provide you with the best selection of Nike sneakers to this day. As one of only a few online-stores in Europe we supply sneakerheads with limited edition signature sneakers of superstars like Kobe, Lebron and Kevin Durant. So if you are looking for your exclusive Nike sneaker, look no further than the place basketball calls home: KICKZ.