Dennis Rodman's unique Nike shoe Air Shake NDestrukt set for re-release early next year

Sep 16, 2016
Dennis Rodman fans and sneakerheads alike are set for a treat in early 2017 with the retro release of the Nike Air Shake Ndestrukt. Photo from Sole Collector

ASIDE from his dyed hair, his on- and off-court antics and rebounding prowess, Dennis Rodman also had one more memorable aspect of his game: his shoes. Sneakerheads and 'The Wprm' fans alike are set for a new year treat with a re-release of one of Rodman's beloved shoes.

According to a Sole Collector report, Nike will have a retro release of the Air Shake Ndestrukt, Rodman's signature sneaker in 1996 he wore was part of a legendary Chicago Bulls team led by Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen.

The retro models of the much-coveted and unconventional-looking basketball shoes were confirmed by a retailer who said pairs will come in home (white, red and black) and away (black and white) colorways in the fist half of 2017.

The Air Shake Ndestrukt has a unique, off-center lacing system that was designed by Nike's Eric Avar, who used Rodman's eccentric personality as his inspiration for designing the shoe.

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Among sneakerheads, the Shake has earned a cult following, having stood out among other shoes on the court at the time with its asymmetrical lacing, a rugged outsole and a prominent Swoosh with jeweled "AIR" logo on the upper. The Ndestrukt line was meant for durability for indoor or outdoor play.

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Dennis Rodman fans and sneakerheads alike are set for a treat in early 2017 with the retro release of the Nike Air Shake Ndestrukt. Photo from Sole Collector
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