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 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 …

Nike LeBron 12 “USA”

A decidedly patriotic edition of the Nike LeBron 12 is set to hit stores ahead of the Fourth. Both the shoe’s Megafuse upper and Hyperposite wings are finished in red, with tonal stars and stripes appearing on the latter. The signature Swooshes on the sides and toes …

Nike Air Foamposite One “Gone Fishing”

In previewing this upcoming Air Foamposite One “Gone Fishing,” Nike frames the uniquely themed shoe as an ode to the teams who made an early exit from this year’s NBA playoffs. The shoe’s Foamposite upper is remade in a fish scale pattern, complete with an iridescent finish mimicking the skin’s multi-colored …