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Takedown Awareness: Nike Air Max Uptempo 3 (1997)

FLAGSHIP SHOE: Nike Air Max Uptempo 3

The Nike Air Max Uptempo 3 aka Nike Air Max Uptempo 97 in white/black/navy.
The Nike Air Max Uptempo 3 aka Nike Air Max Uptempo 97 in black/silver/red.

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AKA: Nike Air Max Uptempo 97

Player: Scottie Pippen and many others

Original Release: 1997

Retro: 2010, 2017

Weight: 18.1 ounces

Price: $150

Design Features:

  • full grain leather and Durabuck upper with molded eyestay treatment
  • full length visible tri-pressure Air Max unit
  • reinforced Phylon midsole
  • solid rubber outsole with concentric circle traction pattern and clear urethane inserts

TAKEDOWN SHOE: Nike Air Movin’ Uptempo Mid

The Nike Air Movin' Uptempo Mid.

Player: Allan Houston and many others

Original Release: 1997

Retro: N/A

Weight: 16.4 ounces

Price: $90

Design Features:

  • soft full grain leather, Durabuck and Super Skin upper
  • highly sculpted PU midsole
  • large Vis Air heel unit
  • solid rubber outsole with concentric circle traction pattern

TAKEDOWN SHOE: Nike Air Groovin’ Uptempo

The Nike Air Groovin' Uptempo.
Photo via souliisole

Player: Steve Kerr, Kerry Kittles and many others

Original Release: 1997

Retro: N/A

Price: $78

Design Features:

  • synthetic leather and mesh upper
  • jeweled Swoosh
  • Phylon midsole
  • internal shank plate
  • encapsulated heel Air Sole unit
  • solid rubber outsole

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