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#BlackGirlMagic: Skylar Diggins Lands a Nike Sneaker Design Deal

prepares backstage at The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2016 Presented By Macy's at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on February 11, 2016 in New York City.
TULSA, OK - MAY 26: Skylar Diggins #4 of the Tulsa Shock poses for portraits during Media Day on May 26, 2015 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Shane Bevel/NBAE via Getty Images)

Photo by Shane Bevel/NBAE via Getty Images)

Leading sportswear company, Nike is known for their constant collaborations with relevant athletes, especially NBA players. However, it is very rare for them to create a sneaker for WNBA players, or female athletes in general. Which is why Skylar Diggins’ latest accomplishment is so important. On May 7th on Nike.com, the sneaker will be released in limited quantity. Not only is this sneaker built for both women and men, it was specially designed with the help of Skylar’s mother.

Diggins developed a major fan base during her stint as the starting Point Guard on her college ball team at Notre Dame. After being drafted into the WNBA on the Tulsa Shock and nationally appreciated by rapper Drake in and ode of his love for her, we can no longer deny the talented ball players’ star power. Now, the star player who’s led her team to a record of 130–20, is bringing some womanly flair to the Nike shelves.

Congratulations to the beautiful Skylar Diggins for breaking barriers as a female athlete at only 25-years-old. #PYNKGirlApproved

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All Photo Credit(s): Nike.com

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