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Nike to Produce Exclusive Spurs-Inspired City Jersey Sneakers

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On the Nike website, the brand describes their Air Force 1 shoes with utmost importance: “Designed in 1982, the Nike Air Force 1 has permeated culture for decades and continues to be a fashion staple thanks to clean lines, strong midsoles and new and classic colorways in low-top, mid-top and high-top styles.”

Beyond looking stylish, these shoes have a cultural importance, and the new Spurs-inspired sneakers will be no exception. According to Fox San Antonio, Nike is making Air Force 1 IDs based on the Spurs’ City Edition jerseys. These special jerseys were made to honor San Antonio’s military residents, hence the gray and black camouflage design.

The Spurs’ City Edition jerseys, found here on the official NBA website, were unveiled in late December last year. “The camouflage-patterned jersey tops and shorts were modeled after the U.S. Army Combat Uniform and honor the servicemen and servicewomen of the U.S. Armed Forces, many of whom have spent time in Military City USA during their careers,” they explain.

If you’re a Spurs collector, a sneaker collector, or you just like the look of the shoes, Fox San Antonio says they can be purchased through the Nike+ app for $150 along with designs for the “Celtics, Bulls, Cavaliers, Warriors, Rockets, Heat, Knicks, Thunder, and Raptors.”