June 20, 2011 BY Aaron Hope
Since it opened at Staples Center in Los Angeles last September, Nike Vault has played host to a variety of special releases, all at least somewhat basketball related, and all but one connected to Lakers megastar Kobe Bryant. The only exception was Blake Griffin’s All-Star Sunday visit in the wake of his Kia-leaping victory in the Dunk Contest, but the latest will honor the team for whom the WNBA’s very first jam was scored. Check out this
Mardi Gras LA Sparks colorway on the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011, a festive look that’s sure to draw more male fans than the ladies’ Association itself. The combination of this colorway on the second Hyperfuse model from Nike Basketball feels like something of an anachronism given the past few years of simple ‘mature’ palettes, and they’ll be available in honor of the Sparks’ 15th WNBA season starting at 5pm on Tuesday, June 21st. Click through for more, let us know if you’re planning to get a pair and stick with Sneaker News for the latest Nike Vault release dates.