The Evolving Uppers of Nike Basketball

Nike Basketball is getting into a retrospective mood as it pushes into its fifth decade with this look back at the way the uppers of its performance shoes have evolved. Starting with the Blazer in 1972, Nike‘s designers and engineers have gradually pushed the envelope when it comes to innovating with materials and design. With a greatest hits list that includes the likes of the Air Force 1, the Air Foamposite 1, and the latest Kobe 8 System, Nike certainly has an impressive back catalog to draw on. Check out the whole feature here and let us know which ones are your favorites.

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