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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 “Silk”

Kobe Bryant spent his childhood years in Italy, and later as an adult, he enjoyed traveling throughout Greater China. Those connections that link Bryant to the European and Asian continents ultimately led Nike designers to think about the legendary Silk Road, the inspiration for the new Nike Kobe X “Silk.” From as …

Nike Basketball 2015 Elite Series

Nike Basketball has unveiled their 2015 Elite Series featuring sneakers that received direct insight from three great athletes – Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and LeBron James. Their input has helped the Swoosh brand fundamentally evolve basketball shoes which has led to new construction methods, state-of-the-art materials and …

Nike Air Vault | An Inside Look

Nike set up a city within a city during the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend, erecting the “City of Zoom” to highlight New York’s standing as the greatest basketball city on earth. Similarly, the Swoosh set up the Nike Air Vault within the confines of the Nike Zoom …

Nike Kobe X “Vino”

In his 19-year career, Kobe Bryant has amassed five championship rings while cultivating a reputation for laser focus and a tireless work ethic. While the Mamba never ceases to work on his individual game, he also recognizes the importance of team chemistry. Consequently, Bryant is known to …

Nike Kyrie 1 “Brotherhood”

The latest colorway of the Nike Kyrie 1 pays tribute to Kyrie Irving’s collegiate career at Duke University, where he averaged 17.4 points, 5.1 assists and 3.8 rebounds, instantly placing his name in National Freshman of the Year consideration. Though a ligament injury would cut short his freshman season, …

Nike LeBron 12 Low “LeBronold Palmer”

Debuting on King James’ feet during the 2015 All-Star Weekend, the Nike LeBron 12 Low in a tropical “LeBronold Palmer” motif is set to hit store shelves. Like the namesake beverage, the shoe sports a refreshing blend of ingredients: a bright citrus yellow mesh upper accented with a …

Nike KD 7 “Weatherman”

Each new colorway of the Nike KD 7 tells a piece of Kevin Durant’s life story, and the weather-themed motif — one that gives the nod to Durant’s personal fascination with meteorology — continues with the Nike KD 7 “Weatherman.” The design features a bright green upper, inspired by …

The Nike Kobe X Launch Space at L.A.’s Nike Vault

The Nike Vault at L.A.’s Staple Center has been the site of various special installations for Nike footwear releases, and Kobe Bryant’s 10th signature shoe was the impetus for the latest such project, conceived and created by L.A.-based Denton-Cardew Design. The Kobe X was inspired by various aspects of the …

Nike Kyrie 1 Flytrap

In creating the Nike Kyrie 1 basketball shoe, Nike designer Leo Chang and his team team were intent on crafting a silhouette that would respond to Kyrie Irving’s dynamic speed and quickness. The latest colorway of the shoe — finished in complementary green and mango hues — takes …