Maya Moore, one of the most popular female professional basketball players who are a part of the Women’s National Basketball Association, is now a member of an exclusive list of Jordan Brand athletes. Maya Moore has now been granted a place amongst names like Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook, all of whom have one particular thing in common. Like her male counterparts, Maya Moore has also received her own exclusive GS-sized iteration of the Air Jordan 1 that will hit the shelves on one of the upcoming Jordan release dates 2015.
Back in 2011, Jordan Brand posted a press release announcing that they had managed to officially recruit Maya Moore into the Jordan Team. She was the first female professional basketball player to become a member of Team Jordan, which is the reason she is frequently referred to as the first lady of Jordan Brand. Maya Moore formerly played for the Connecticut Women’s Basketball before she became the first female player to be picked in the 2011 WNBA draft and her stat sheet is proof of her excellence.
As mentioned, this GS “Maya Moore” colorway of the Air Jordan 1 will be exclusively making its retail debut in women’s only sizes. This sneaker features an Obsidian-colored upper that is made up of leather, while the Fuchsia that covers the inner lining and the Metallic Gold visible on the Jordan Wings logo and Nike Swoosh are present as contrasting accents. To render the look more clean and crisp, a White sole unit has also been added at the bottom, while the tongue also sports Maya’s “MM” logo.
Maya Moore’s current win/loss record is 150-4 and she has two 2-NCAA Championship victories under her belt. However, now the first lady of Jordan Brand, who stands 6’0″, has an Air Jordan 1 colorway named after her that already hit the shelves on one of the recent Jordan release dates 2015. Of course, women are sure to feel delighted since they are the ones who will be able to lace up in the Air Jordan 1 GS “Maya Moore.
Girls Air Jordan 1 Retro High “Maya Moore”
Release Date: July 25th, 2015
332148-428 | $95