This is another of Nike's retro shoes; the Bruin dates back to
the 1970's. The Nike Blazer was one of the first sneakers to challenge
Converse's dominance of the Basketball hi-top sneaker monopoly.
The Bruin was a low-cut version of the Blazer, which was released
in 1973. The image below shows the Bruin, and an example of the
Blazer, which was the original sneaker that the Bruin was adapted