Nike is again making waves in the sneaker world with the reintroduction of the Air Max2 CB 94, a shoe that carries the legacy of basketball legend Charles Barkley. This iconic silhouette, which has been a staple in the sneaker community, is set to return with a fresh “Black/Gym Red” colorway that promises to captivate both old fans and new enthusiasts.

Throughout his illustrious career, Charles Barkley faced off against many formidable opponents, with Michael Jordan being one of the most notable. While Barkley never teamed up with Jordan on the court, this upcoming release paints a picture of what could have been if the two legends had joined forces with the Chicago Bulls. The shoe’s design is a nod to this hypothetical scenario, showcasing a tumbled black leather exterior that sits atop a rich Gym Red suede base layer. The upper’s ventilation holes reveal a crisp white mesh layer, harmonizing with the pristine white midsole. This color palette, reminiscent of the 1990s, is not entirely new; Nike had previously released a similar design in 2010, albeit with a switch in materials.


The Nike Air Max2 CB 94 “Black/Gym Red” is set to be released in the summer of 2024. It will be available for purchase at select Nike retailers and on for a retail price of $170. Stay tuned to JustFreshKicks for more of the latest sneaker news, release dates, and restock alerts.

Nike Air Max2 CB 94 “Black/Gym Red”
Color: Black/White-Gym Red
Style Code: FN6248-001
Release Date: Summer 2024
Price: $170