UPDATE
(
9/12/2022
)
Sneaker News
September 12, 2022
|
3 min read

The Nike Air Force 1 Low Basketball Goes Back To Its Original Roots

No items found.
No items found.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Probably one of our favorite general releases of 2022.

Nike Air Force 1 Low Basketball (W)

Over its four decade long life span, the Air Force 1 has somehow managed to infiltrate various fashion trends, style tribes, and subcultures. With that said, when you think about it, the Bruce Kilgore-designed sneaker was made for just one thing: To play basketball. Many modern sneakerheads probably don't realize that the AF1 was originally made for on-court use, and as we celebrate its 40th birthday, we're going back to its original roots with the Nike Air Force 1 Low "Basketball."

Just like the Air More Uptempo "Basketball" that was unveiled a few days ago, the Air Force 1 version takes its inspiration quite literally. Across the side panels you'll find a pair of Swooshes that are done up in orange trance and finished in a b-ball-like texture. This overlays on top of a sail upper, that drops the usual all-leather construction in favor of a mesh and leather combination that offers added ventilation with every step. Phantom-hued Nike branding is stamped onto the heel, and to round it all off, a metallic silver brushed steel dubrae finalizes the design.

Incredibly clean, the Nike Air Force 1 Low Basketball W is penciled in for a Holiday 2022 release. A women's exclusive, retail is set at $120 and will be available at Nike and select stockists both online and in-store across the globe. For the hottest sneaker news, releases, and raffles, connect with us on Twitter and download our Mobile app if you haven't already!

Nike Air Force 1 Low "Basketball" (W)

Color: Sail/Orange Trance-Black-Metallic Silver-Phantom
Style Code: DZ5228-100
Release Date: Holiday 2022
Price: $120 (women)

Images via Nike

Color:
This is some text inside of a div block.
Style Code:
This is some text inside of a div block.
Release Date:
This is some text inside of a div block.
Price:
$
This is some text inside of a div block.