Since 1982, Nike has had great success pushing the innovation envelope. From the development of cushioning technology such as Shox, Zoom Air to space aged materials and designs such as Foamposite and Flywire, for one NBA athlete these advancements have done little to sway his respective choice of footwear. Rasheed Wallace has been a dedicated follower to the Air Force 1 movement and the lone NBA representative of the 26 year old sneaker. Up until recently, the AF1's design was unscathed, however recent times have brought the Air Force 1 up to par with the inclusion of such (relatively speaking) recent techs such as Air Max. To once again commemorate Rasheed Wallace's affiliation with the AF1, Nike threw together a set of kicks for the Detroit Pistons player. Each pair features the silhouette of "Sheed" on the ankle portion.