Damian Lillard showed off the new version of his signature sneaker this week, marking the debut of the Dame 6 during the match-up against Toronto. Nick DePaula of ESPN reports that the bright-orange colorway is part of a larger “Hecklers” package, meant to memorialize the night in Orlando when a fan went too far, causing Lillard to take over in the second half. Prior to the release of the Hecklers pack, a colorway dubbed “Ruthless” will lead the way.
For his sixth signature sneaker, Lillard will have a batch of “Hecklers” colorways featuring a word cloud of phrases, along with a split-look pair that plays off of his cold-blooded mentality on the court. With a muted black outer panel, the bright and neon inner half of the launch edition is accented by the word “Ruthless” along the midsole.
”I come out to compete against people, but I don’t say a whole lot. I don’t talk trash. I just go at them every opportunity I get,” Lillard said. “There’s a way to go about it in life and in basketball, being compassionate and ruthless. It’s important to have both; I was raised that way.”
The “Ruthless” colorway will be available at retail starting November 29th, with the “Hecklers” pack to follow January 18th.
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