Nike Is One-Upping New Balance By Releasing Their Own Toronto Raptors Sneakers
Nike is fighting fire with fire!
New Balance better start hustling because Nike just entered the Raptors shoe game. The footwear giant is releasing Nike Vince Carter Raptors shoes called the Shox BB4 "Toronto Raptors" sneakers. Sneakerheads will definitely be adding these to their collections.
The highly anticipated sneakers come in white, metallic silver, and court purple. The BB4s also feature a white leather upper with familiar graphics along the sides resembling the famous Raptors claw marks. According to Sneaker Bar, the shoe also includes black, red and purple stripes on the tongues and heels with silver and purple on the Shox tech in the heel.
Twitter's reaction to the new shoes has been overwhelmingly positive:
But it’s the internet, so there are always going to be a few naysayers:
The Nike Shox BB4 “Toronto Raptors” is scheduled to drop in just a few days, on Aug. 25, 2019. According to Footlocker, the sneaker's retail price is set at $170 USD or $226.38 CAD.
Anyone familiar with the sneaker game is probably aware thathad recently been killing it in the Raptors merch department thanks to their deal with . However, they'll have to get creative now that the Board Man is officially a Clipper.
Anyone who wants to stay in the loop on Nike's Vince Carter-inspired Raptors sneakers can head to Foot Locker Canada's release date calendar.