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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.

Top 12 Stories of 2014 – Collaborations

What makes collaborations fascinating is the bringing together of like-minded sensibilities and philosophies to produce something new and unexpected. Two partners bounce off ideas, brainstorm, hash over and ultimately create. As consumers, we reap the rewards of their labor, and as simple observers, we appreciate the magic …

Nike LeBron 12 “Trillion Dollar Man” | Release Reminder

Despite the occasional flashes of brilliance, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been mostly mediocre this season, sitting on a record of 18 – 12 even though they play in the woeful Eastern Conference. Even worse, LeBron hasn’t been himself lately, but even a diminished LeBron James is effective enough …

Nike KD Trey 5 II – Clearwater/Total Orange

Nike has released a bold new colorway of the KD Trey 5 II as part of their Fall/Winter 2014 line, this time featuring a palate of bright shades of blue. The uppers are done in a light and breathable Flywire mesh overlay with a “Total Orange” swoosh, …

Nike LeBron 12 “Akron Birch” Christmas Edition | Release Reminder

Christmas is less than two weeks away now and Nike Basketball has dropped a little preview of a very festive rendition of LeBron James’ signature sneaker. Part of the 2014 Christmas Collection we showed you earlier this week, the LeBron 12 “Akron Birch” was specially made (by …

Nike KD 7 “Egg Nog” Christmas Edition | Release Reminder

The jolliest time of year is finally upon us and Nike Basketball celebrates with a festive iteration of Kevin Durant’s signature shoe. The KD 7 “Egg Nog” is part of the 2014 Christmas Collection and is inspired by the Durantula’s favorite holiday beverage. Made with Nike’s dynamic …

Nike KD 7 Lifestyle “Longhorn State”

Nike is set to launch a KD 7 Lifestyle, dubbed “Longhorn State,” that would do Bevo proud. Inspired by Kevin Durant’s brief tenure at the University of Texas, the shoe has an upper dressed in pony hair, standing in for a steer’s spotted hide. Complementary hits of black finish …

Nike Kobe 9 Elite “What The”

Nike designer Eric Avar changed the game with the introduction of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite, a towering silhouette that utilized Flyknit technology in a performance basketball shoe for the first time. To commemorate the unprecedented launch, Nike Basketball’s design team has produced the Nike Kobe 9 …

Nike and LeBron James Honor 12 Hometown Heroes With Custom LeBron 12 iD Colorways

LeBron James has lately asserted himself as something of an elder statesman in NBA, and with his return to Ohio, he’s also comfortably installed himself as a global ambassador to his home state. Even his detractors will have to acknowledge James’ pride in the hard-working spirit of …

Nike Kobe 9 KRM EXT “Challenge Red”

The Black Mamba meets the venomous red viper in the form of this latest Nike Kobe 9 EXT, featuring a Challenge Red upper dressed in a combination leather snakeskin paneling and a series of molded TPU triangles, meant to resemble the viper’s pointy scales. Tonal stitching and laces maintain …