Remove the unnecessary ties with George's main request — to make the shoe lighter than its predecessor. To do this, Hardman adopted a strategy of removing excess and retaining only features that improve George's game.
They scaled back the extra TPU, integrated the tongue into the neck, used a smoother, lighter spray in the middle of the sole, and used mesh in the top to shed almost an ounce off PG 2.5.
Then George and Hardman wanted to make sure the support is better than ever, and Paul George confirmed he was more mobile than he was as a player.
The free-flowing synthetic " wings" of the PG2 have been carried in to keep George locked in, and George's brand new circular traction design, inspired by moon craters, stops with dime grip that makes the sharp cutting.
As always, George wanted to make sure that the sneaker was who he was and where he came from. The home of NASA Research Center in Palmdale, California.
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The heel adorns a bit of a space buff himself, George's favorite personal quote, " Tell me that the sky's not the limits of the moon's footprints. " In addition to the more obvious details inspired by NASA, there are several personal nodes.
Numbers representing elements of George's life such as his birthday, his different numbers and his number of tattoos are among the' craters' of the traction pattern.
The limited edition "NASA" PG3 and the accompanying collection will release on Saturday, Jan. 26.
Nike PG 3 “NASA”
Release Date: 01/26/19
Color: Total Orange/Black-Metallic Silver
Style #: CI2666-800