The Dallas Mavericks topped the Utah Jazz on March 7 behind another impressive performance from Luka Doncic. The 23-year-old had 35 points and a season-high 16 rebounds to move the Mavs within a half-game of the Jazz for fourth in the Western Conference. Luka was unstoppable, but it may not have been his biggest news of the day.
Sneaker News announced that Jordan plans on releasing Doncic’s first signature shoe later this year. He signed with the company back in 2019 and has had his own colorways for shoes, but this will be the first one featuring his name.
Luka was asked about his new signature shoe in his postgame interview after the win over the Jazz. Here is a look at what he said and what fans can expect from the shoes.
Luka Doncic confirms first signature shoe with Jordan to release in 2022
When asked what he could tell fans about his first signature shoe, Luka smiled and said, “Nothing yet. No details yet.”. When pressed further, he offered up the following.
"It will be nice."
Doncic noted he had a hand in designing the shoe, and fans can expect it will a hot ticket this summer when it gets released. Mavericks supporters have been waiting for Luka’s signature shoe since he signed the deal with Jordan Brand back in 2019. It took a few years, but the sneakers will finally be hitting shelves later this year.
The Smoking Cuban will have updates on Luka’s first signature shoe as they become available. Expect Jordan to offer multiple colorways with the expected release to be in late summer. That is all we know now, but more information will be on the way as the drop gets closer.
Luka Doncic is playing the best basketball of his career right now, and there is no slowing him down. Expect the 23-year-old superstar to continue his hot run down the stretch as the Dallas Mavericks keep climbing the standings. Do not miss it.