November 9th, 2011 by John Kim
Originally the ‘unofficial’ signature shoe of Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash, ownership of the Nike Cradle Rock Low 2011 is now up for grabs now that the two-time NBA MVP is now with Chinese brand Luyou. Sneaker News first previewed the Cradle Rock Low 2011 in multiple colorways back in May, but here we have a look at a few additional angles of this low-cut high-performance basketball shoe; the Cradle Rock Low features Cushlon support (also the feature performance element of the current installments of the Jordan CP3 line), responsive XDR outsole, and a molded leather construction at the forefoot. If the NBA was set to go back in action, you can expect speedy guards like Aaron Brooks to rock these in games. More angles below, so take a look and let us know what you think. via Kenlu.
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October 24th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash is among a group of aging veterans including Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Nash’s former teammate Dirk Nowitzki who seem to be maintaining their elite status longer than previous generations’ elite stars. Nash continues to get his 15 and 11 each night thanks to superior preparation, a knock-up medical staff in the desert and perhaps superior footwear. Nash has never had his own name grace a Swooshed sneaker and last spring signed with the Chinese brand Loyou, but the Nike Cradle Rock Low 2011 is indeed a follow-up to one of his more popular recent looks. They have a very clean if classically-leaning aesthetic, one that’s bolstered by an iridescent ankle collar and the technical support of a Cushlon sole. Just like the rest of the MIA NBA’s next round of sig kicks, you can expect these at select Nike Basketball retailers shortly, and be sure to click through to see some additional images so you know what to expect. via SM
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