In collaboration with Paramount Pictures, Nike Basketball will be releasing a spacial edition Zoom Freak 1 inspired by one of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s favorite movie, “Coming to America.”
Having similarities and difference between both Giannis’ and Prince Akeem’s stories, this Nike Zoom Freak 1 will releasing alongside a matching collection.
Detailed with “Coming to America” written in Gold lettering on the furry Black tongue, the shoe is also covered in leopard print as a nod to the shawl worn by Eddie Murphy’s character, Prince Akeem. Additional details includes a Metallic Gold Swoosh atop a translucent outsole with Gold speckling.
Finishing off the collaboration is a Metallic Gold box with Red branding, special card that displays a photo of Giannis dressed like the Akeem, and Pink flower petals that nods back to the movie when the petals are thrown at the feet of King Jaffe.
Nike Zoom Freak 1 Coming to America Release Date
Look for the Nike Zoom Freak 1 “Coming to America” to release alongside matching collection on August 2nd at select retailers and Nike.com. The retail price tag is set at $120 USD.
Style Code: BQ5422-900
Release Date: August 2, 2019
UPDATE: Nike releases official photos of the “Coming to America” Freak 1 that releases on August 2nd.