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Nike Air Raid Black Grey OG 2020 – Release Date

Nike is dipping into its historical reserves and bringing back the classic Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey on the 8th of October for a retail price of $140. The Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey 2020 was initially released back in 1992 and then again in 2014. This classic out-door basketball shoe has an interesting design as well as an interesting history.  

The shoe was released in competition to Reebok’s Pump Blacktop – which was the first sneaker that was every designed primarily for outdoor basketball games. Nike saw the rise of a niche and decided to go all-in against Reebok and to claim outdoor basketball as their own.  

The founder of Nike, Phil Knight, discovered the Black Top and then left a note on one of the executive’s desk that he wanted Nike’s iteration of it. The note was passed on to Tinker Hatfield and the Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey formed existence.  

The shoe became an instant fan favorite when Nike released an iconic commercial featuring Tim Hardway and Spike Lee. Fun fact, Tinker Hatfield initially wanted to call the sneaker Air Jack as people would want to “jack” the sneakers off your feet the instant they saw them, but that idea was scrapped and the Air Raid took the moniker of this silhouette.  

Nike Air Raid Black Grey OG 2020 – Details

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The Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey features a Black mesh upper combined with tumbled leather overlays grey on the toe box. Along with this, we see the prominent cross straps and “Air Raid” on the lateral Velcro strap and a “For Outdoor Use Only” on the heels.  

Nike Air Raid Black Grey OG 2020 – Where To Buy

If you’re looking to buy the Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey on the release date of 8th October for $140, then you will have to cop them through the NIKE SNKRs application. If you’re having issues copping sneakers through raffles, then our winner’s circle is just the place for you. Our winner’s circle helps its members get their hands on all the latest releases through sophisticated techniques!  

Nike Air Raid Black Grey OG 2020 – Resale Price

By looking at the StockX link of the Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey, we can see that the Bids are in the range of $150-$170 while the Ask prices are in the range of $190. This leads us to believe that the resale price of the Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey is $180.  

Conclusion 

Sneaker: Nike Air Raid OG Black Grey 2020 

Release Date: 8th October 2020 

Retail Price: $140 

Resale Price: $180 

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