Takedown Awareness: Nike Air Vis Zoom Uptempo (1999)

FLAGSHIP SHOE: Nike Air Vis Zoom Uptempo

Nike Air Vis Zoom Uptempo.

Player: Allan Houston and many others

Original Release: 1999

Retro: N/A

Weight: 15.4 ounces

Price: $125

Designer: Eric Avar

Design Features:

  • combination full grain smooth floater leather upper
  • Lycra spandex full length Dynamic Fit sleeve
  • sculpted Phylon midsole
  • visible forefoot Zoom Air unit
  • visible heel Zoom Air unit
  • covered “monkey paw” on the inner ankle
  • exposed injected TPU midfoot shank plate
  • solid rubber outsole with herringbone traction pods

TAKEDOWN SHOE: Nike Air Holistic Uptempo

Nike Air Holistic Uptempo.

Player: Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues and many others

Original Release: 1999

Retro: N/A

Weight: 15.8 ounces

Price: $95

Design Features:

  • full grain floater smooth leather upper
  • polyurethane midsole
  • exposed injected TPU midfoot shank plate
  • visible forefoot Air Sole unit
  • large volume visible heel Air Sole unit
  • solid rubber outsole with Optimal Motion flex grooves

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