Basketball is a team sport, so no matter how clichéd it sounds, all the “there’s no ‘I’ in team” baggage is coming along for the ride. The NBA All-Star game is a little different though. As a showcase for the individual skills of the game’s brightest stars, systems, zone defenses, and playbooks are set aside in favor of unbridled individualism.
As part of the 2018 All-Star Weekend festivities, Nike brings the individualist mindset to some classic footwear.
Despite what a lot of non-Cavaliers fans might say, when it comes to celebrating basketball’s all-time biggest stars, Lebron James simply can’t be left out of the conversation. For All-Star Weekend, Nike has pulled a slice of All-Star history out of the archive. The wheat edition of the Air Zoom Generation is a reissue of the original colorway worn by James during the 2004 Rookie Challenge game. If a size is not listed, it is sold out.