On April 28, 2023, Rigorer Sports announced that it had signed a contract with Lakers guard Austin Reeves to launch an impact on the international market. And released the first pair of Austin Reaves personal signature shoes: Rigorer AR1
Born and raised in Arkansas, Reeves played college basketball for the Wichita State Shock and Oklahoma Clippers before joining the Los Angeles Lakers and signing a four-year extension this summer contract. Reeves first wore Rigorer, the Chinese sportswear brand founded in 2023 by former CBA player Lin Chenyao, during the 2014 NBA regular season and playoffs.
Austin Reaves: "The design theme of silkworm cocoons symbolizes the continuous growth of Reeves' basketball career, breaking the shackles, showing the edge, using faith to create hope, and breaking the cocoon in the headwind".
Anti-rollover TPU Attack and defense quick switch. Place TPU on the lateral forefootand medial and lateral heelReduce risk of rolloverProvide stable protection.
Large-area cord embroidery. On the premise of ensuring breathabilityImprove the overall wrapping of the upperLighter, more transparent and more stable when wearing.
Innovative tongue construction. Decompresses the instep. Relieves the pressure on the instep caused by strong wrapsand external shocks caused by sports.
Silicone anti-slip points are added inside the heelFits the heel part to prevent the heel from falling off.