Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 Urban Haze Release Date, Specs & Latest News: A Hoops Classic Makes A Comeback; Check Availability Here

By CJ Estimada , Updated Dec 19, 2016 07:23 PM EST
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Known as the first Nike basketball shoe to feature a full-length visible Nike Air cushioning, the Air Max Uptempo's original print ad indicated the shoe as having "the most Nike air cushioning we've ever put into a sole" Standing the test of time thanks to the revolutions in visible Air, the Air Max comes back to the forefront in a new, urban Haze finish.

Next-gen Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning. Released first in 1995, it is the first Nike Basketball sneaker with a full-length visible Air Max unit in the midsole and now it's creating a second appearance in the Nike SNKRS "12 Soles" Collection.

Nike Air Max Uptempo 2: Features, Details, Specs

Underlining a web lacing system and heel Air-Sole unit, the Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 men's shoe extends the stableness and lightweight cushioning that made the original a basketball staple. Premium Nubuck and synthetic leather upper for heavy-duty comfort, web lacing system offers a snug, supportive fit, rubber outsole for durability to keep feet floating. The traction Phylon midsole with Max Air unit in heel for responsive cushioning, and heel pull tab for easy on and off, shares Nike website.

Following up the black pair from earlier this month, the Air Max Uptempo gets a color that falls anywhere between olive green and grey for its recent release. Labeled as "Urban Haze," the color is used on the premium Nubuck upper and is contrasted by a Sail midsole and outsole. The sneakers are part of an Uptempo Pack that takes in the "Urban Haze" Air Max Uptempo 97, writes Sole Collector.

Nike Air Max Uptempo 2: Release Date And Availability

The Nike Air Max Uptempo "Urban Haze" is scheduled to release for $160 on December 20 at retailers including Nike SNKRS. More Nike Air Max Uptempos are releasing In the "12 Soles" Collection featuring premium Nubuck in "Urban Haze." Nike has neatly packed together some lean green hoop machines for all Air Max Uptempo fans. 

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