Nike and Ja Morant Release the First Signature Sneaker, the Nike Ja 1

Update 23.01.2023

We are getting closer and closer to the release of the Nike Ja 1 “Day One”. Today, we now show you the detailed on-feet pictures. You will find all future updates here and in our Grailify app. Expect a drop in April.

pics by @yankeekicks

Update 27.12.2022

Nike Basketball unveils Ja Morant as the newest athlete in its signature programme. Morant is the first Generation Z athlete to be signed by Nike Basketball. His bold and fearless play shows the evolution of the sport and sets the tone for modern basketball culture. Morant is a role model for other athletes of his generation and has become a global star through his unmatched athleticism and exciting style of play. His signature logo is inspired by his dynamic precision and determined approach to the game. On Christmas Day 2022, Morant unveiled his first signature shoe, the Nike Ja 1. More details on this shoe will be announced in early 2023.

“NIKE, Inc. is honoured to be working with Ja Morant to advance the future of athletes and sports,” said Scott Munson, Nike VP for Global Men’s Basketball. “Morant, Nike Basketball’s first Generation Z signature athlete, is a revolutionary player who has quickly become a global star with his unmatched athleticism and exciting style of play. His authentic personality, deep love for his community and family, and joy for the game make him very special—on and off the court. We are thrilled to add Morant to our signature roster and can’t wait for everyone to learn more about his first shoe, the Nike Ja 1.”

Update 06.12.2022

Shams Charania, senior NBA insider for The Athletic, confirms that Nike and Ja Morant have been hard at work over the past few months on the basketball player’s first signature sneaker. Reportedly, the sneakers will be released “in the near future”. We will inform you when new details are known.

Original article 05.09.2022

For the past few years, Ja Morant and Nike have been heavily collaborating. Morant often appeared in Nike sweatsuits and rotated signature sneakers from KD and Kobe several times. Additionally, after an electrifying season, the NBA basketball player has certainly earned the right to a first signature sneaker.

According to rumours, Nike and the Memphis Grizzlies phenom are reportedly planning a first signature sneaker. The model is to be called Nike Ja 1, which may drop next year.

Three colourways are possibly already planned. The three colourways are said to be “Phantom/Action Green”, “Cobalt Bliss/Citron Tint”, and “Game Royal/Black”. Unfortunately, no further details on the models exist at this time.

A Nike Ja 1 Could Be Planned for 2023

We will definitely follow up on these leaks. Stay tuned with us and don’t miss the first release info when the Nike Ja 1 is confirmed.

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