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NBA Apparel: Nike BHM Sneaker Debut

NBA players debuted Nike's Black History Month sneakers on Martin Luther King Day.

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Al Horford in the 2016 'BHM' Nike Hyperdunks
Al Horford in the 2016 'BHM' Nike Hyperdunks
Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Nike debuted their 2016 'BHM' (black history month) basketball sneakers last Monday, Martin Luther King Day.  This annual collection started with one sneaker in 2005, the Nike Air Force 1.  Today the collection carries a variety of shoes and clothing.  Jordan, Nike's daughter brand, put out 'BHM' inspired gear as well.  Profits from this collection help to finance the Nike Ever Higher Fund.

Atlanta was host to Orlando on Martin Luther King Day.  Mike Scott, Al Horford, and Paul Millsap are among the players who debuted these sneakers.  Their pictures are below.

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Mike Scott (Photo Credit: Dale Zanine - USA TODAY Sports)

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Al Horford (Photo Credit: Dale Zanine - USA TODAY Sports)

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Paul Millsap (Photo Credit: Dale Zanine - USA TODAY Sports)

Adidas will also be releasing 'BHM' inspired sneakers.  Their shoes will pay tribute to Jesse Owens, an Olympic sprinter.  The Adidas sneakers will be accented with gold and various Jesse Owens details.