The self-lacing system works like this: instead of traditional laces, the shoe has a series if interwoven cables, which can be controlled with sliding bars on the Nike Adapt app. The game is mine. Sign up for the OKC Thunder Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. Ryan Nagelhout Twitter Contributing Writer. When Celtics forward Jayson Tatum takes the floor Wednesday night at TD Garden, he won’t have to worry about lacing up his sneakers. "It's like phones and other technical innovations that are more expensive when they first come out," Hatfield said. https://okcthunderwire.usatoday.com/2018/04/23/jayson-tatum-broke-out-the-nike-pg2-playstation-shoes-in-game-4/, Thunder take Washington center in USA Today's mock draft, Adam Silver: 'Time is running out' for NBA season to start in December, Report: A deal is 'on the table' that may land Chris Paul with Knicks, Maurice Cheeks leaving Thunder bench to join Billy Donovan in Chicago, Thunder again select Serbian Aleksej Pokusevski in latest mock draft, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. All Rights Reserved.

Help. The superstar trajectory Jayson Tatum is on is one that ends with a signature Jordan Brand sneaker.

For me, it was just being associated with Kobe,” Tatum told ESPN.        Testing locations Cowboys benching Ben DiNucci, 2 new QBs in running to start, Kevin Durant fires back at Lakers fan who claimed Chris Paul needs to join Purple and Gold, 5 blockbuster trades we wish we saw at the 2020 NFL trade deadline, Shaquille O’Neal makes his pick for perfect Kobe Bryant statue outside Lakers’ home, Lakers’ LeBron James helps shoulder around $27 million in fines to allow felons to vote, Video: Seahawks’ Russell Wilson hits Tyler Lockett on majestic long-ball TD in last minute of half vs. Cardinals, Video: Cardinals’ Budda Baker INT and 90-yard return cause scoreboard swing vs. Seahawks, Video: Seahawks’ Carlos Hyde stays in bounds on 24-yard TD run vs Cardinals, VIDEO: 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo TD pass to Brandon Aiyuk on 3rd and goal pads lead vs Rams, VIDEO: 49ers TE Jimmy Garoppolo hits George Kittle for 44-yard TD on 4th down vs. Rams. When Tatum syncs up the new HyperAdapt for the first time on the Garden's parquet, that bridge and connection to Bryant will have been realized -- a new generation of young players will be following in Tatum's footsteps. “I reached out to him before he was coming into this draft and got to talk to him,” George said, last month. It’s rumored that only 100 pairs of the shoes will be produced. Skip to the player editions (PEs) and colorways, December 11, 2019 - Jayson Tatum PE White and red, April 17, 2018 - Yellow with black swoosh, © 2020 Baller Shoes DB. "As a kid, Kobe coulda wore anything and I woulda liked it. Tatum, who has been tapped as the face of the shoe, teased the release via Instagram on Monday and Tuesday. "I didn't know what to expect," Tatum said. As they work toward the next edition of the Kobe AD series, they're also busy brainstorming insights that could help to propel concepts like the HyperAdapt. Nike’s latest innovation will take care of that for him. It turns out that we may be getting NBA basketball back much sooner than anyone could have imagined. Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has signed a multi-year shoe deal with Jordan Brand, according to ESPN’s Nick DePaula. "The more we keep engineering and rebuilding these motors, they shrink down, and we can put them into more sizes and fit women better, and maybe kids, too. Are you happy with what the Patriots did at the NFL trading deadline? “As a kid, Kobe could’ve wore anything and I would’ve liked it. Tatum, who often wears the signature shoe of teammate Kyrie Irving, has previously expressed interest in landing a shoe deal of his own.        Daily #s       Town #s        ET on ESPN), Tatum will be the first NBA player to play a game in the new HyperAdapt BB, Nike's first auto-lacing performance basketball sneaker, a concept more than 30 years in the making. Even in retirement, Bryant still meets and speaks regularly with Avar.