They not be printed on the pages of comics books, displayed through the afternoon cartoons, or shown across the silver screens. In fact, you could see a true display of superhuman abilities on any number of NBA games taking place daily, whether it be Kobe Bryant's Deceptive Speed that will guide the Lakers back to their prime or Kevin Durant's Ultimate Control which will usher the young OKC Thunder to a new height. Then there is LeBron James's Unstoppable Power, who along with the Heat have dominated much of the season. These are no tales of fiction but real-life drama played nightly till one team will reign supreme. So to coincide with the upcoming NBA Playoffs and the launch of the Nike Basketball Elite 2.0 Superhero Collection, folks at Champs Sports curated a fantastical collection for its next The Game Plan initiative. All to be available on 4/27 through a Champs Sports locations near you, now the question is who you're going to choose?
LeBron Is Carbon Tee – ‘Roy/Org - $36
LeBron’s unstoppable power is second to none as he flies through the air and unleashes brute force on his
opponents. Tee illustrates Bron’s Superhero persona as if he were battling in a Marvel comic, playing off
his unearthly abilities and unmatched explosiveness.
LeBron Super Strong Short – ‘Org/Wht’ - $40
Bron’s lightweight, well ventilated Dri-Fit short completes the perfect Superhero hook up.
Lebron X PS Elite – Hyper Blue/Bright Citrus-Pure Platinum-Blackened Blue’- $260
The Elite Superhero version of The LeBron X is said to derived from an ancient supernova, the most
explosive force in the universe. The combination of the Kevlar and Carbon fiber on the shoe plus the
bright citrus colorway with graphic colorlining captures LeBron’s Unstoppable Power.
Kobe Is Mamba Tee – ‘Ry/Gn - $36
Like a snake in the weeds, Kobe’s game is deceptive as they come. The Black Mamba plays coy with his
enemies, then out of nowhere- strikes with sneaky speed and pin point precision to take them down. This
tee pays homage to Kobe’s alter ego turned Villain Superhuman.
Nike Sequalizer Short – ‘Poison Grn/Roy’- $45
The Nike Sequlizer short gives a nod to Kobe’s Superhero alter ego with the Poison Green colorway.
Kobe 8 System Elite – ‘Poison Grn/Roy’ - $200
Strike like the Black Mamba. Playing off Kobe’s deceptive speed and precision like alter ego, the lethal
green pit viper is the inspiration for the Elite 2.0 Kobe’s. An x-ray vision graphic on the collar line plus the
Poison Green colorway compliments the dynamic Kevlar protection with the lightweight feel of carbon
KD Kid Klutch Tee – ‘Gry/Vlt’ - $36
When his legion needs him most, KD always finds clutch ways to save the day. As a versatile as they
come, ‘Kid Klutch’ roars through the skies with thunderous power to complement his pin-point accuracy
and finely-tuned court vision. KD’s Superhero Tee illustrates a center beam of energy in the core of his
body channeling the Ultimate Control.
KD KD5 Short – ‘Vlt/Blk’ - $40
This lightweight dry fit volt short is embedded with geometric patterns that radiate KD’s superhuman
KD V Elite – ‘Roy/Volt’ - $160
The KD V Elite debuts in the Volt colorway with a re-engineered low top cut that offers a full range of
motion to display KD versatility. The added carbon fiber heel and shank provides a lightweight feel while
nit sacrificing stability with Kevlar Flywire.