As you know, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul took China by storm this summer as part of the Jordan Brand Flight Tour. From Hong Kong to Chengdu, Hangzhou to Beijing, the four-city tour celebrated the game of basketball and the culture that surrounds it within each local community. So if you weren’t able to book your flight, check out what went down.
The Jordan Brand Flight Tour kicked off in Hong Kong where Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul celebrated the game of basketball with Chinese consumers. The fist day of the four-city tour offered both ‘Melo and CP the opportunity to coach the Nike U19 Chinese All-Stars at Southorn Stadium. Both guys participated in drills and even played one-on-one with some lucky players. Later that evening, they were treated to a panoramic view of the city at Hong Kong’s historic Peak. Read More »
As we said, the Jordan Brand Flight Tour will also introduce China-specific editions of the trio’s signature shoes, taking inspiration from Chinese Opera Masks as well as each athlete’s style of play. These three performance silos within the newly launched “Flight” architecture include Air (Dwyane Wade), Quick (Chris Paul) and Explosive (Carmelo Anthony), otherwise known as Fly Over (Air), Fly Around (Quick) and Fly Through (Explosive). Read More »
While the casual NBA fan may view the offseason as time off, ask any player about their summer break and they’ll tell you it was just as busy as the regular season. Case in point: the Jordan Brand Flight Tour. Starting next Tuesday, Team Jordan athletes Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony will embark on a a four-city tour through China celebrating the game of basketball within the local communities of Hong Kong, Chengdu, Hangzhou and Beijing. Read More »