The Nike Air More Uptempo owes it all to Wilson Smith, the designer behind its legendary look. From the big A-I-R on each side to the Air unit underfoot, these kicks blazed a trail on basketball courts in the ‘90s to become a part of Smith’s legacy and Nike’s history. Durable and made to play, this pair honors Smith by weaving things like his signature into the design.
Behind the Design Look for details that celebrate one of our greatest designers. You'll find the date Wilson Smith started at Nike on the tongue and his signature on the insole. Everything Air Max Air units in the heels help these shoes live up to their name by providing cushioning with every step. The big "AIR" lettering on the sides is inspired by '90s graffiti. Total Comfort Synthetic leather provides durability and support. Plus, soft mesh adds a lightweight feel.