PUMA Hoops‘ resurgence has been a revelation on the court as the brand’s return has delivered innovation with the help of its talented & continuously growing roster.
The brand pivots to The Mecca of basketball for its latest collection as New York Knicks forward RJ Barrett is the latest member to release a colorway of his own. The RJ Barrett x PUMA Fusion Nitro encompasses his journey and more as the colorway brings his “Maple Mamba” nickname to life with a Canadian homage as the tongue features a maple leaf logo with a number 9 in it, tying his roots to his current on-court success in New York. Built in a white, red, and blue color scheme, his Duke days are also embedded within the shoe’s story. Barrett’s mantra, “Made Different,” is sported on the sock liner as a subtle reminder of his everyday & every game mindset.
The Fusion Nitro silhouette is designed for ultimate performance with its comfortable Nitro Foam cushioning, the Fusion Nitro with the adaptive compression band, and a rubber outsole that contains PUMA’s high abrasion, sticky rubber compound for total traction when your feet hit the floor.
The limited edition RJ Barrett x PUMA Fusion Nitro releases on September 20, 2022, for $130, exclusively at the PUMA NYC Flagship store.
Take a detailed look at the colorway below, and keep it locked on Nice Kicks for more news and sneaker release dates.
RJ Barrett x PUMA Fusion Nitro
Release Date: September 20, 2022