Nike Zoom Court Dragon Tinker Hatfield DV8166-001
Tinker Hatfield’s fingerprints are ubiquitous in the DNA of both retro and modern Nike shoes. Without his vision, it is impossible to say if Nike would have ever reached the heights of popularity in sports, lifestyle and fashion, as some of his decades-old creations are still as relevant today. . While we’re aware of every Air Jordan and Air Max he’s been in since the ’80s, he’s also responsible for numerous basketball and tennis designs, some of which apparently appear in this brand new Zoom Court sneaker. Dragon. .
Right off the bat, one recognizes the midfoot trappings made famous by the Air Raid basketball shoe. Other than that detail, the Zoom Court Dragon features an entirely new design, although you do get elements of 90s influence in the toe box overlays and rather blocky stance of the sole. The midsole features a jagged, jagged exterior that, in certain lights, resembles the ribbed outer armor of the Yeezy Boost 350. The logo on the tongue resembles the lines and circles seen on basketball courts while also serving of emblem for a medieval clan of sorts. Below this logo is Tinker Hatfield’s signature.
Not much else is known about the Zoom Court Dragon, but this pair is very clearly a sample based on the size tag and stamp on the inner lining, leading us to believe that Nike may have- be downloaded these photos inadvertently. Anyway, we’ve got a first look here, so check out the gallery ahead.
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Nike Zoom Court Dragon
Release date: 2022
Style code: DV8166-001