Easy pass These shoe companies are taking some of this retro sh*t too far Karl Malone LA Gears are next
why not retro them
Meanwhile, FILA was absolutely k!lling it in the sneaker market. Naturally, they weren’t going to beat Nike in terms of sheer numbers, but the Hill-FILA connection was making history, selling more pairs (1.5 million) of any debut signature shoe since the Air Jordan 1.
The first Grant Hill signature might not looked upon with fond memories now, but with Hill’s backing and a price point that any parent could get behind, it’s only mildly shocking they sold as many as they did. And for an encore, they would produce the iconic FILA GH2 (now known as the FILA Ninety Six), which sold even more pairs than the first one and has gone on to be known as one of the most recognized basketball sneakers of all time.
And yes, even Tupac wore it, we get it (you see one old picture and that’s automatically everybody’s cultural touchstone now).