Kyrie Irving’s sixth signature shoe continues to impress, and while we’re still waiting to see heat on the NBA’s hardwood, we can still look forward to some great Kyrie 6 pickups over the coming months.Covering the uppers in vintage Nike branding, the latest Kyrie 6 is built with white mesh and tumbled leather. Meanwhile, the thick, embroidered Swoosh and throwback pink ‘Nike’ text on the lateral panels join an in-your-face pinwheel logo on the medial.
Today, adidas unveiled the latest signature model for James Harden – the Harden Vol 4.Since the beginning of the two-time MVP’s signature line with adidas started, adidas Boost was the feature cushioning tech for the flagship model for James Harden, but for his fourth model, the brand has shifted away from Boost in exchange for Lightstrike – the new super-light midsole that provides the perfect balance of lightweight cushioning and on-court responsiveness.adidas Lightstike was created exclusively by the adidas Basketball team and introduced last year in the very limited run of the N3XT L3V3L.Tapping on the roster of creators that Adidas has in their arsenal, the adidas Harden Vol. 4 will see an early introduction with a collaboration with LA-based streetwear designer Daniel Patrick that Harden is said to wear on court on November 1st.
On-foot tributes continue to roll out for one of the most ruthless competitors of all time: Kobe Bryant. Debuted by Lakers powerhouse Anthony Davis over All-Star Weekend, the Nike Kobe 5 Protro ‘Lakers’ Kobe Shoes is now rumoured for release on March 26.Accented by gold and black detailing, the silhouette rolls out Mamba snakeskin patterns on the heel counter, with Metallic Silver Kobe branding stamped on the tongue.Complete with an icy, translucent outsole, the latest Kobe 5 Protro is the perfect way to pay tribute to an icon inextricably tied to the city of Los Angeles.
Nike Basketball’s upcoming PG 4 “PCG” model pays homage to Paul George’s love of the outdoors, especially his affinity for fishing.Acting as a nod to Nike’s “ACG” line, the PG 4 “PCG” receives a rugged upgrade that features a transparent upper and black netting overlays. Bold hits of contrasting red dresses the Swoosh logos, tongue, laces, heel pull tab, and sock liner. This all then sits atop a speckled brown rubber midsole and black outsole. And in case you’ve missed it, the pair have been embellished with a remixed “PCG” motif instead of PG 4 “ACG” on the back heel and insole.
Nike continue to experiment with their sneaker releases, the Swoosh tapping NBA 2K20 for their latest KD 13 drop. Dubbed the Nike KD 13 ‘Funk’, Kevin Durant’s latest signature sneaker joins NBA 2K20’s Gamer Exclusive program, the design paying homage to Durant’s love of music.Dressed in bold floral overlays, the KD 13 will become available if you can win a MyPlayer Nation playoff game beginning May 4.