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October 2, 2017

Converse x NBA

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Converse x NBA Philippine Launch

Basketball enthusiasts or not - there is a reason to get excited about the new Converse x NBA Collection. 

The collection was launched in the Philippines last September 29, 2017 at 12 Monkeys (which is now in El Pueblo, Ortigas). It is a celebration of basketball history and culture as it pays tribute to the game and its influence on today’s street get-up.




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The bind between Chuck Taylor and NBA started in 1949 when virtually every player in the NBA wore the brand’s iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker. Time progressed and Converse supplied new players with the tools to create basketball history. One of these players,  signed  to Converse in 1975, creator  of the free-throw  line slam dunk and all around  basketball pioneer, Julius  “Dr. J” Erving cemented the Converse brand in basketball history with his daring  game play  and swagger all while sporting  his version of the classic Pro Leather  silhouette.

The newest collection from Converse features team logos decorated on the tips of the laces and embroidered on the sneaker’s tongue with tonal lace and multicolor lace aglets. The mesh upper features the team’s name and jersey-inspired details, while each outsole is molded to display the given team’s city influence. The sneaker is covered in individually-screen printed jersey material and includes the Lunarlon sockliner and micro-suede internal lining for comfort.

Boston Celtics

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A legendary  city with much  to celebrate and a record  breaking  basketball team  with more banners than  any franchise in the league  – the Celtics  17  NBA titles  are recognized on the “Legend” sneaker with an embossed “17” on the upper. The Converse x NBA Boston Celtics sneakers commemorate the storied athletic record of the Green with a sneaker that helped bring Boston a whole lot of gold.


New York Knicks

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The Pride of Gotham, the New York Knicks is a team that represents the fiercest metropolis on the planet. Diehard fans live for the slogan “Once a Knick, Always a Knick,” which is embossed along the side of the “Legends” upper. The Knicks are only one of two original NBA teams that remain in their founding city. The Converse x NBA New York Knicks sneakers denotes loyalty and originality.


Los Angeles Lakers

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The Los Angeles Lakers are all about “Showtime” – home of the purple and gold and one of the league’s most successful teams in NBA history with 16 championships. To celebrate, sixteen stars are embroidered on the sneaker’s tongue. Los Angeles slated an era when basketball embraced sunshine, celebrities, and a smooth, silky version of hoops.  With star status athletes, the Lakers take center stage with 21 Hall of Famers and the NBA’s longest winning streak of 33 consecutive games. The Converse x NBA LA Lakers sneakers embody showmanship and functionality with an internal gold foil print and silver hardware along with premium leather lining and molded sockliner.


Chicago Bulls

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A city with a team that won the ‘90s, the Chicago Bulls were unbeatable with two three-peat seasons spanning 1991-1993 and 1996-1998. The Converse x NBA Chicago Bulls sneakers recall the iconic ‘90s warm-ups with its two-tone nylon tongue and red triangles representing the game plan that made it all happen.


Cleveland Cavaliers

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One of basketball’s most iconic sneaker sports basketball’s most famous icons. Mesh upper features team name and jersey-inspired details. Team logo embroidered on the tongue top with tonal lace and multicolor lace aglet. This Chuck Taylor includes the Lunarlon sockliner and micro-suede lining for comfort.

Golden State Warriors

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Newly-minted legends in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors turned the Bay into basketball’s twenty-first century epicenter. The five-time championship winners have been creating historic moments in recent times for their competitive spirit and ability to overcome unbelievable odds.   The Converse x NBA Golden State Warriors sneaker honors the Bay Area with an embroidered landscape of the Bay Bridge on the upper.


The NBA Chuck Taylor All Star Collection is available for only Php 4,950 at the following Converse shops:

Festival Mall
Glorietta
Ayala Center Cebu


Which one is your favorite? Follow @converseph for more updates. 


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