Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Nike have teamed up to release a special-edition rendition of the Air Max 97. This Nike Air Max 97 pays tribute to Tatum’s high school, Chaminade College Preparatory School in Creve Coeur, Missouri. It features a Red and Black upper with basketball print displayed on its mudguard. A Silver midsole atop a Grey rubber outsole completed with Silver tongues that read, “Tatum” and “The Deuce” as a nod to his nickname.
A release date for the Jayson Tatum x Nike Air Max 97 has yet to be announced. For now you can check out more images below for a closer look.
Nike was founded in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports and initially operated as a distributor for the Japanese shoemaker Onitasuka Tiger (now known as Asics). It officially became Nike Inc. in 1971.The Nike swoosh was designed by Portland State University student Carolyn Davidson，The slogan “Just Do It” was inspired by serial killer Gary Gilmore, who said “let’s do it” just before he was executed by a firing squad in 1977.