A year ago, Kentucky was one of the first teams to try out Nike’s new self-lacing shoes, the Adapt BBs. On Saturday vs. Auburn, they’ll try out the new version, the Adapt BB 2.0s. John Calipari surprised the team with the new sneakers tonight:
— Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) January 31, 2020
Since the shoe debuted last year, Nike has made a number of improvements to the design, including a stretchable ballistic mesh for easier access and an Air Zoom Turbo cushioning unit on the forefoot of the midsole. Ja Morant debuted the shoes back on January 20:
If you’re not a Kentucky Basketball player and want the Nike Adapt BB 2.0s, they will release exclusively in Chicago on Feb. 13 for NBA All-Star Weekend followed by a global release on Feb. 16. They retail for $400.