Tag results for: Nike Basketball

Nike Basketball is a subdivision of Nike that makes basketball apparel and footwear. They have several star athletes signed under them, including LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kobe Bryant. They are known for creating great on and off-court gear.

Nike KD8 “Hunt’s Hill Sunrise”

Individual colorways of Kevin Durant‘s signature shoes are designed to tell a story, and the third installment of the Nike KD8 reaches back to Durant’s childhood neighborhood in Maryland. Told he was too skinny to ever become a professional basketball player, Durant would go on to spend countless …

Nike LeBron 12 EXT “Finish Your Breakfast”

Finished in an eye-catching design, this latest edition of the Nike LeBron 12 EXT has a backstory grounded in the most important meal of the day. It’s an association made concrete with the “Finish Your Breakfast” print on the woven heel loop, but there are subtle cues …

Nike Kobe X Elite “Rivalry”

The inspiration for the latest colorway of the Nike Kobe X Elite dates back to the Mamba’s high school days. The orange-and-black jerseys of his high school rivals always made Kobe see red, and when the two teams met in a in a semi-final matchup that’s still recalled …

Nike Kyrie 1 “Dungeon”

Despite the menacing moniker, the story behind the upcoming Nike Kyrie 1 “Dungeon” isn’t harrowing as one would expect, though there is physical punishment involved. When it got too dark to shoot hoops out on the court, the young Kyrie Irving would hit the weights down in …

Nike Introduces FLYEASE Technology for Athletes of All Abilities

It started with a letter. High school student Matthew Walzer was about to begin college, but his cerebral palsy made it virtually impossible for him to tie his shoe laces, prompting him to pen a letter to Nike. After all, starting college was daunting enough without having …

Kevin Durant Discusses the Inspirations That Shaped the Nike KD8 in a New Podcast

The newest episode of “The Prototype” podcast from Nike Basketball features a conversation with Kevin Durant, who discusses what makes him such a fearless competitor, how he’s evolved into the ultimate hybrid player, and the inside stories that helped inspire his new signature shoe, the Nike KD8. Clocking in …

Nike KD8 “V8″

Hot on the Nike Basketball docket is this “V8″ colorway of the Nike KD8, representing the 8th installment of Kevin Durant’s signature shoe series. As the moniker suggests, the narrative here is automotive, as the KD8 “V8″ is inspired by Durant’s beloved custom matte red Camaro. Not only does …

Nike Kobe X “Pain”

Nike‘s latest colorway of the Kobe X is inspired by yet another of Byrant’s numerous injuries. This one dates back to the Mamba’s senior year in high school, when he was forced to wear a mask after he broke his nose diving for a ball. In his first …

Nike KD8

Following last month’s teaser, Nike has officially taken the wraps off the Nike KD8, the latest signature sneaker for Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant. Designer Leo Chang once again worked closely with Durant, and the result is a low-top that features two technical firsts in a Nike Basketball …