ICYMI: Red Dust is auctioning off a pair of kicks featuring unique indigenous art inspired by NBA 2K22


And all of that is a bit of a mouthful to cram into a headline, but that’s how proud all the intricate details were Gamilaroi and Wiradjuri Husband, Alan McKenziemanaged to forward with a pair Cure Stepback 2.0s as his canvas. And all inspired by the jerseys and player trips of NBA 2K22.

The shoes themselves will be auctioned on February 21st starting at 12:00 PM AEDT, with the auction ending at the same time on March 2nd. And all for charity.

“That honours me 2K asked me to work on one of their most popular games, which along with the game of basketball, drove most of the inspiration behind the design of the shoe,” McKenzie said via press release. “It’s amazing that my designs are being auctioned off for a cause close to my heart that fits so well with NBA 2K22.”

“While we start the delivery Red Dusts Healthy Living Program in Remote Communities This Year We are excited to partner with Allan and 2K on this unique initiative,” he said Scott Stirling, CEO of Red Dust. “Basketball is deeply rooted in the history of Red Dust. our founder, John van Groningenwas closely related to NBL and our first visits to outlying communities included star NBL players as volunteers. Her efforts inspired hundreds of athletes to follow her example over 25 years and engage in inspiring two-way exchanges with thousands of young Aboriginal children in remote communities.”

With the likes of the indigenous star Patty Mills Having also paved a path into the NBA, and with the NBA 2K basketball game series providing additional support for youth initiatives like this, the support can only be a good thing.


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