The classic Nike Air Max 2 Uptempo silhouette is back again, labeled as ‘94 OG “Duke”. Featuring a combination of white, black and royal blue throughout the leather, on mesh nubuck construction upper and thick Phylon midsole. The basketball shoe is highlighted by the swoosh logo on the ankle, side panel overlays and in the heel there is 180o visible Max Air Unit.
The Nike Air Max 2 Uptempo ‘94 OG was nicknamed “Duke” because it was won by college basketball players attending Duke University when it first debuted. Air Max 2 Uptempo was the first basketball shoe to have Nike’s Air Max 2 technology with pressured Air chambers for more advanced shock absorption. Most Nike basketball aficionados consider Nike Air Max 2 Uptempo ‘94 OG “Duke as one of the coolest hoops shoes ever. The Nike’s Sportwear is available on Nike.com and most sportswear retailers from July 1st.