Share This Page: Nike Hyperdunk The first ever Hyperdunk, Nike’s most popular non-signature sneaker, is returning after starting an annual line of kicks for basketball players. The original Hyperdunk debuted when the USA was hurting for an Olympic Gold Medal, and the Hyperdunk helped carry Team USA, led by Kobe Bryant, to victory. Afterwards, Nike turned to Kobe for a viral marketing stunt in which the Black Mamba jumped over a speeding Aston Martin wearing the Hyperdunk. The Hyperdunk ’08, designed by Eric Avar, featured Flywire and Lunar cushioning when it was debuted in 2008, making it the first basketball sneaker to feature the tech on the hardwood These innovations created a movement in Nike signature basketball, and players wanted more lightweight shoes with the latest tech Nike could offer. Serious ballers swear by the Hyperdunk ’08 and the Hyperdunk line. The return of the Hyperdunk ’08 is dropping in three colors, monochromatic Solar Red, Volt Green, and Game Royal from heel to toe. All three kicks command attention on the court, and deliver serious support for hoopers everywhere. Check out our selection of the Nike Hyperdunk ’08.