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Nike KD V Premium – “Aunt Pearl” | Release Info

Referred by the “Premium” designation, the upcoming Nike KD V Premium “Aunt Pearl” will feature the new price of $135 USD, an increase from the original price tag of $115. While Nike Basketball designer Leo Chang also upped the ante on both materials and design side to …

Nike KD V – Away Edition | Detailed Look

Taking everything into consideration, Leo Chang, Footwear Design Director for Nike Basketball, deftly incorporated Kevin Durant‘s personal stories and the available technical advancements into Durant’s latest signature edition. The result was the KD V. Rooted in the numeral “5,” as in the number of players a team …

Leo Chang Talks About The Nike Zoom KD V | Video

In his quest to lead his Oklahoma City Thunder team back to the NBA championship for the second year in a row, Kevin Durant can rightfully include Leo Chang as a member of his supporting cast. Chang is the Nike Basketball Footwear Design Director and the lead designer …

Nike KD V – Officially Unveiled

“Its not about the win. Its about the journey you take.” – Kevin Durant Before going into the design phase, there was little doubt in Leo Chang’s mind that Kevin Durant‘s fifth signature footwear will be the most technically advanced one. The perplexing issue for the Nike …

Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Hyperdunk+ 2012 (2012)

Nike‘s “20 Designs that Changed the Game,” in which the brand takes a look back at its most iconic basketball sneakers from the past two decades, concludes with a profile of the Nike Hyperdunk+ 2012. The creation of the shoe was the result of a concerted team …

Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Zoom KD IV (2011)

The Nike Zoom KD IV was born in 2011, brought to life by lead designer Leo Chang after receiving a clear and simple mission from Kevin Durant: “I want it light and I want it tight to my foot.” As with all signature shoes, they need to reflect the …

Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Zoom Hyperfuse (2010)

On a visit to China, Nike Innovation Kitchen designer Shane Kohatsu noticed pickup basketball games in which players wore mesh running shoes and even hiking boots, sparking the idea for a shoe that blended support, breathability and anti-abrasion properties. Born from that inspiration was the Nike Zoom …

Nike Zoom KD VI – Kevin Durant + Leo Chang Discuss About Its Design | Video

Stepping out from his workstation, Leo Chang, the lead designer for Nike Basketball, sat with Kevin Durant for a brief moment to talk about the new Nike Zoom KD IV. Lavished with all forms of technical advancements, including the new Adaptive Fit technology for a more effective …