Welcome to Nightly Pro Notables: a collection of the hottest sneakers and biggest moments of the night on August 7, 2020.
This day was light on the epic performances but did see the unveiling of Joel Embiid’s Under Armour signature sneaker. We also got some wild buzzer beaters and dunks, as you can see below.
CP3’s Buzzer Beater
Chris Paul came with his vintage dramatics on this play, stealing the ball with seconds left before sinking the buzzer beating 3 for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
You can find the Jordan CP3.XIII model he wore in this moment at GOAT.
Jaylen Throws a DIME
Jaylen Brown’s court vision was on full display on this play. The Celtics guard somehow threaded the needle perfectly from 3/4 court between three Raptors to Gordon Hayward for the easy two.
Jaxson Hayes’ Power Slam
Lost in the Zion hype is one of the New Orleans Pelicans other rookies in Jaxson Hayes. The athletic big man took a simple pick and roll play here and threw down a right-handed dunk with authority.
The Debut of the UA Embiid One
After Under Armour showcased the UA Embiid One for the first time in the morning, Joel Embiid rocked the “Origins’ colorway today vs. the Orlando Magic. You can read more on the shoe HERE.
The Embiid One will release at retailers on September 18.
DeMar DeRozan’s Birthday Kicks 🎂
On DeMar DeRozan’s 31st birthday, his San Antonio Spurs got an important win while rocking these player edition Nike Kobe 5 Protros. Not much is known about this green, yellow and orange sneakers and there currently is no release info.
Hachimura Shows Off His “Heritage” 🇯🇵
Like Zion Williamson and Jayson Tatum, Rui Hachimura rocked his own Air Jordan 34s that sold out instantly on the SNKRS App.
The mismatched player edition feature nods to Hachimura’s Japanese and African heritage. The right shoe utilizes cherry blossoms and wave patterns akin to the famous Great Wave off Kanagawa art. The left shoe features patterns from inspired by the West African country Benin.