Nike says that it will release a brand new shoe collection on May 21 called "Pregame Pack."


  The
Pregame Pack will include shoes inspired by WNBA player Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury) and NBA players De'Aaron Fox (Sacramento Kings), Luka Dončić (Dallas Mavericks), and Philadelphia 76ers star, Ben Simmons.  


Nike describes Simmons's Nike Blazer Mid ’77 as cracked-gray suede with the phrase "Heart in the Game" on one side and "Pride & Passion" on the other.

The shoe has yellow Nike swooshes and green tongues. And Nike says "'Dedication' and 'Motivation' are printed on the back heel tabs.

According to usatoday.com, several weeks prior to being selected number 1 by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2016 NBA Draft, Simmons signed a 5-year deal with Nike worth $20 million.

Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic forced the NBA to postpone its season, the website basketball-reference.com reports that Simmons had played in 54 games and averaged 16.7 points per game and 8.2 assists per game.

Off the court, Simmons has had an on-again, off-again romance with Kendall Jenner.

According to his Twitter account, Simmons has been quarantining with his dog while the U.S. deals with the Covid-19 outbreak.

He also has taken part in the #AllInChallenge.

 


Earlier today, Simmons
retweeted a post by the 76ers and comments, "Best fans in the (world)."    

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