Nike held a Nike Ja 1 media event at the Grizzlies’ home stadium, revealing a number of Ja Morant’s first signature colorways, including a pair of Ja 1 ‘Scratch’ inspired by the Grizzlies’ vintage jerseys, and now not only is Ja Morant himself in action at the star-studded tournament, but merchandise photos of the shoe have also been revealed.
The Nike Ja 1 ‘Scratch’ echoes the Grizzlies’ retro jerseys with its lake green color, and the bear claws on the upper are not only inherited from the jersey’s design, but are also a highlight of the shoe. The Ja 1 ‘Scratch’ colorway was revealed in the media earlier this week, and the shoe is scheduled to go on sale.
Ja Morant himself wore this pair of Nike Ja 1 ‘Scratch’ to show off his dunking in the Star Game, and with the LeBron XX, KD15, and Zoom Freak 4 all coming in special colors for the Star Game, it seems like the Ja 1 ‘Scratch’ could be considered the Star Game version. ‘ as the Star Game version seems to work just fine.
Nike Ja 1 ‘Scratch’ model number FD6565-400.