Ja Morant and Jayson Tatum are two such players who are expected to take over the NBA in the future and fight to be called the face of the league. These two players led their respective teams to compete last season, with Morant’s Grizzlies securing the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference, losing in the second round to the Golden State Warriors.
Tatum’s Celtics were also one of the best teams in the East, but they lost to the same Golden State Warriors in the 2022 Finals. They are expected to continue this good time for many years to come. years, and recent reports suggest they will add another accolade to their young and entertaining career.
Finishing a season where they show they can be good for their teams, they are now ready for more news. Morant and Tatum have signed big deals with two of the biggest shoe companies in the world, and now it’s time for them to create their own signature shoe.
Ja Morant and Jayson Tatum will get their first signature shoes
The two young stars have been two of the most electrifying players in the league of late, earning plenty of praise for their quality and the potential they have for the future. Sports Illustrated’s Pat Benson reports that these two are set to release a signature sneaker soon, joining young players like Giannis Antetokounmpo or Zion Williamson.
According to Sole Retriever, the Jordan Tatum 1 (name subject to change) will release in three colorways during the summer of 2023. Fans would have the “Zoo”, “St. Louis” and “Pink Lemonade” colorways. The price should be $120.
At the moment there are no official images or technical specifications. Nonetheless, this is great news for Jordan Brand and Tatum. After beginning his career at Nike, Tatum signed a multi-year contract with Jordan Brand in July 2019.
On the other hand, Ja will also bring three colorways at the table in the summer of 2023.
In July, we ranked Morant as one of the five NBA players deserving of a signing line. According to Sole Retriever, the Nike Ja 1 will be released in the summer of 2023. The report states that there are three launch colorways – “Phantom”, “Cobalt Bliss” and “Game Royal”.
Morant’s first signature shoe is expected to retail for $110. However, there are no official images or technical specifications at this time.
This is great news for these players, who should be competing for championships in the future. Having a signature shoe should be a must, and their respective brands know it. Ja will try to take his Grizzlies to the promised land next season, trying to get revenge on the Warriors. Tatum was just two games away from achieving glory, and now that the Celtics look stronger, he’s ready to finally lift the Larry O’Brien Trophy.