Thursday April 14th, 2016

Kicks and Colors spotlights the variety of colorways—and the stories that go with—that brands unveil in key basketball sneakers.

Brand: Under Armour

Sneaker: Curry Two

Signature athlete: Stephen Curry

Colorway: Electric Blue

Story: Under Armour has latched on to its lone signature basketball athlete, Stephen Curry, as everyone would expect. With a slate of new colorways releasing throughout the season, the latest from the second iteration of the signature high top comes in Electric Blue. “When Stephen gets going, his game can be described as a non-stop series of electric sparks,” Under Armour says. This series of “electric-like explosions” inspired the blue and gray Curry Two Electric Blue, launching on April 15.

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Tim Newcomb covers sports aesthetics—stadiums to sneakers—and training for Sports Illustrated. Follow him on Twitter at @tdnewcomb.

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