Its been a little over five months since we have been able to bring you any news on the Converse Weapon Evo, a redesigned and updated version of the classic Converse Weapon. Now that we have gotten the go ahead from the folks at Converse we can now bring you plenty of details about the Weapon Evo as well as provide you with plenty of images of the sneakers and the upcoming colorways.
The Converse Weapon Evo is an all new, court-ready, performance basketball shoe evolved from the original Weapon. The Evo features some of latest technology from Converse and sports the iconic Star Chevron logo, a logo which will be seen on all the upcoming releases for the Converse Fall 2009 Lineup. Some of the technology used to design the Weapon Evo includes the Converse Balls Technology which makes its official debut in the Evo. This all new cushioning system is the shoes heel that provides superior impact protection. The heel of the sneaker has several polyurethane balls, which when compressed, rebound and push back to create a unique low profile support system that reacts to the athletes foot as its responds to the demands of the game. The Evo also features a perforated leather upper for enhanced breathability, fit and feel and an additional lateral support overlay to help contain splay during hard cuts.
The Weapon Evo launches with two energy colorways that pay homage to two of basketball’s greatest on-court rivals, that being of the LA Lakers and the Boston Celtics. The energy colorways retail for $90 and both are available now at FinishLine. The Weapon Evo will continue to roll out in nine team colorways for $75 in September 2009. Two additional in-line colorways roll out for $80 nationwide in October 2009.
Follow the jump for a ton of pictures of the Converse Weapon Evo in numerous colorways.