January 29th, 2012 by John Kim
You might suspect the term ‘Alphaballer’ to be appointed to a contemporary shoe that carries the current sleek and form-fitting designs seen in Nike Basketball latest wares, but the Nike Alphaballer is actually a retro-inspired mash-up of sorts, combining some details seen in previous models into one clean-cut approach. We first showed you the Nike Alphaballer Mid back in June of 2011, previewing four upcoming colorways, but here we have a first look at this niche model that could be a nice option on the lower end of the budget spectrum. Check out the detailed angles of the Nike Alphaballer Mid below and let us know what you think. via toe-box.
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June 11th, 2011 by John Kim
The Nike Alphaballer Mid will debut this coming Spring 2012 season as a retro-inspired basketball shoe, taking cues from Nike’s classic basketball designs. Right off the bat, you’ll noticed the solid Nike Vandal outsole, which supports a retro-esque upper design. You can see clear inspiration from the Nike Convention High based on upper ankle fixtures, the mudguard that spans the entire shoe, and the Air Jordan IV-esque toe box, which features a slight dip at the outer toe for flexion. Hardly a technological advancement, the Alphaballer Mid is something for the crowd who enjoys classic appeal, and at quick glance resembles the Supreme x Nike SB ’94. Check out the four upcoming colorways below and stick with Sneaker News for more updates. via CK.
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