Reebok entered the US basketball shoe market
around 1986. As I remember their original entries, they were three high-top models referred to
by the codes "BB4600", "BB5600", and
To me, it seems that the BB6600 was promptly ignored by the sneaker buying public; the BB4600 was the most popular, followed by the BB5600.
The BB4600 was (and is) extremely popular. I suspect the popularity is a combination of value pricing along with a style that fit many people
(including country singer Billy Ray
There were some differences over the years in the BB4600, all of which are shown above:
Other colors that have been seen floating around the Internet but not shown above:
Other Reebok models similar to the BB4600 include:
has since created
"enhanced", "Ultra", and "3-D" versions of the BB4600 but the fans of
the BB4600 generally prefer the classic design.
Back to the top of Charlie's Sneaker Pages!
Last Updated: 28 January 2017
Click here to send E-mail to Charlie.
Charlie's Sneaker Pages copyright 1995-2017 by Charles L. Perrin.
READERS PLEASE NOTE: Names of athletic shoe manufacturers, shoe styles, and technologies may be trademarked by the manufacturers. Charlie's Sneaker Pages uses these names solely to describe the shoes with the same familiar nomenclature used by the manufacturer and recognized by the reader.