Release Date: March 22, 2019
Retail Price: $230
Style Code: BV8161-400
NBA great Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway is the head coach of the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team of the University of Memphis in NCAA Division I, and he received this Nike Air Foamposite One Memphis Tigers this past fall that was also made for the team and staff. The model dropped earlier this month only in Memphis, but it’s now releasing to the general public too. Sporting a bold blue Foamposite upper with black tiger stripes printed across for a contrasting touch, inspired by the school’s mascot and time-honored colors, finishing details include white laces and black rubber outsole. The exclusive PE edition of the sneakers were packaged in a custom wooden box with an engraving of Penny Hardaway’s personal motto, “Ballin’ Is What I Was Born To Do.”
Update (3/19): Nike confirms general release date for March 22.
Memphis Tigers Basketball/Penny Hardaway (12/16/2018)