2016 will mark the 20th Anniversary of the 1996 USA Olympic Team which was packed with talent like Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexler, Magic Johnson and that’s just naming a few. Scottie Pippen was also on the squad which is referred to as the ‘Dream Team 2’ and his shoes, the Nike Air More Uptempo ‘Olympic’ will return in 2016 celebrating the 20th Anniversary.
Overall, the 2016 edition of the ‘Olympic’ Nike Air More Uptempo will look like the original release that took place back in 1996 and retro 2012. Made infamous by Scottie Pippen wearing this model during the 1996 Olympics which at the heel shows his number 8. Nike has decided to remove Pippen’s Olympic number for the 2016 release for reasons unknown. Other than that, the large AIR across the sides will come in white while blue hits the panels, tongue and other small areas and finally an orange Swoosh on the tongue.
Nike Air More Uptempo Olympic 2016 Release Date
The ‘Olympic’ Nike Air More Uptempo is set to release on July 20th, 2016 according to our sources. Retail price will be $160. Once we receive images of the 2016 release, we will make sure to update you.
Nike Air More Uptempo Olympic
Colorway: White/Midnight Navy-Metallic Gold-Sport Red
Release Date: July 20, 2016
Product Number: 414962-104
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Nike Air More Uptempo Olympic 2016 Video Review
Update: Tomorrow, the Nike Air More Uptempo ‘Olympic’ will release at locations like Shiekh Shoes.
Update: On feet photos of the ‘Olympic’ Nike Air More Uptempo has arrived thanks to KITH. In addition, you have the chance to meet Scottie Pippen at KITH NYC. The first 48 pairs sold at KITH Manhattan and Brooklyn will receive a ticket to meet Scottie Pippen on July 23rd.
Update: Official images have landed of the Olympic Nike Air More Uptempo that drops on July 20th.
Update: We now have a first look at the 2016 ‘Olympic’ Nike Air More Uptempo representing the USA thanks to Sivasdescalzo.