It’s a parade in my city yeah! Ja Morant is still selling out sneakers in the wake of his recent gun scandal on Instagram Live.
Nike had a deal to fulfill and decided to release Morant’s latest sneaker on Thursday, which sold out in a matter of minutes on the SNKRS app, Commerical Appeal reports. The Ja 1 “Hunger” might’ve been available online, but the option to buy the sneakers in person in the city of Memphis where Morant plays.
The sneakers were released differently than the previous two versions and only in select retail stores throughout Memphis. Employees at Nike, Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports at the Southland, Wolfchase and/or Oak Court malls confirmed they didn’t have the latest Ja 1s in stock.
A local Hibbett Sports manager said they were supposed to get the “Hunger” shoes, but they were put on hold, pending the status of Morant’s Nike deal in the wake of the gun scandal. Last week it was revealed that Nike was no longer listing the “Hunger” sneakers on its website, CBS News reports.
The mismatched red and blue colorway was seen on both the Nike and Finish Line apps up until last Tuesday when they...
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