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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 … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE

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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 … READ MORE