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.
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