The NFL always does a commendable job of honoring veterans. Over Veterans Day weekend, the entire league participated in the Salute to Service. Coaches, players and staff all have their own way of honoring the men and women who served in the armed forces.
For example, Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel is a well-researched sneakerhead. Coach McDaniel used his kicks to represent his appreciation for veterans.
Thanks to the Dolphins social media team, we have a clear picture of McDaniel’s shoes. The 39-year-old wore a pair of old-school Nike basketball shoes with a custom paint job. Below is everything you need to know about the shoes McDaniel has customized.
Nike Air Flight Lite II Mid ‘Olympic’
McDaniel wore the Nike Air Flight Lite II Mid in the “Olympic” colorway. The shoes were popularized by Dream Team member Scottie Pippen during the 1992 Summer Olympics.
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Nike has continued to release the retro shoes over the years. The shoes last released in March 2022 for $120. They now have an average resale price of $95, according to StockX.
The Dream Team gave us a lot of great sneakers and colorways that remain popular over 30 years later. Share with us your thoughts on McDaniel’s kicks Twitter. Stay locked in FanNationKicks.com for all your sneaker news.
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