NBA Sneaker Watch // Nike Basketball MLK Day Black History Month Footwear Recap

words // Zack Schlemmer

The NBA saw a special day of action yesterday, as many games tipped off early to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Nike Basketball got in on the celebration with special Black History Month editions of various models provided for their NBA athletes.  All shoes, including models like Hyperdunk 2012, Hyperfuse 2012, Lunar Hypergamer Low, and Air Max Hyperposite, were treated to the same 'Anthracite/Total Orange' colorway and African-inspired motif as February's official Nike Basketball Black History Month collection of signature shoes that will release at retail on January 26th.

Check out all the Nike Basketball BHM footwear worn in all nine of yesterday's games below, and let us know what your favorite models are.

Travis Outlaw -- Hyperdunk 2012


Tyreke Evans -- Zoom Hyperdisruptor


Rudy Gay and David West -- Air Max Hyperposite


Roy Hibbert -- Zoom Hyperfuse 2012, Zach Randolph -- Air Max Hyperguard Up


Tyler Hansbrough -- Zoom Soldier 6


Ivan Johnson -- Hyperdunk 2012 Low


Al Horford -- Hyperdunk 2012


J.J. Barea -- Hyperdunk 2012 Low, Zaza Pachulia -- Hyperdunk 2012


Jeremy Lin -- Lunar Hypergamer Low


Jason Kidd -- Zoom Hyperfuse 2012 Low


Spencer Hawes -- Hyperdunk 2012


Nick Young with his own take on BHM -- Zoom Kobe 8 iD

Carlos Boozer and  Pau Gasol -- Hyperdunk 2012


Steve Nash -- Zoom Hyperfuse 2012 Low


Kobe Bryant -- Zoom Kobe 8


Kirk Heinrich -- Lunar Hypergamer Low


Draymond Green -- LeBron X


Klay Thompson -- Hyperdunk 2012


Richard Jefferson -- Hyperdunk 2012, Steph Curry -- Zoom Hyperfuse 2012


Eric Bledsoe -- LeBron X


Lamar Odom -- Air Max Hyperaggressor


Martell Webster -- Zoom Kobe 8


Wesley Matthews -- Hyperdunk 2012

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