Nike will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Lisa Leslie’s becoming the first woman to dunk in a WNBA game with a special edition women’s Dunk Low release.
Leslie played for the Los Angeles Sparks when the WNBA began in 1997. She led the Sparks to two WNBA championships, won three MVP awards and made eight All-Star teams. She also was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Her historic dunk took place on July 30, 2002.
This offering of the Nike Dunk Low comes dressed in the Los Angeles Sparks colors of Purple and Gold pairs with a Teal Swooshes, branded tongue tags and heels. Leslie’s number “9” on the heels atop a White midsole and Purple rubber outsole completes the design.
Lisa Leslie Nike Dunk Low Release Date
Look for the Nike Dunk Low “Lisa Leslie” to release on July 9th at select retailers and StockX. The retail price tag is set at $130 USD.
Color: Court Purple/Clear Emerald
Style Code: DO9581-500
Release Date: July 9, 2022
UPDATE 6/27: Nike confirms the Dunk Low “Lisa Leslie” releases July 9th for $130 USD via SNKRS.
UPDATE 6/20: Nike reveals official photos of Lisa Leslie’s Dunk Low expected in July.
Source: Brendan Dunne of Complex