October 3, 2011 BY Aaron Hope / 20
That Kyrie Irving is the only Cavalier with a Nike LeBron PE means there will be no more ‘HWC’ colorways from Cleveland’s prodigal son, but thankfully, Nike Basketball has recognized that this shouldn’t keep sneakerheads from getting the ever sick blue/orange combo on a pair of LBJs. The Nike LeBron 9 ‘China’ breaks from the traditional white/red/gold look for a colorway so good, they make David Stern’s plan to expand the league into addiitonal continents seem somewhat sensible. These might turn out to be harder to get than courtside Knicks tickets, though, espeically the special edition packages that only released alongside nine pairs (72 total) at each retail location when the ‘China’ LeBron 9s released over the weekend. Does the slideout drawer and intricate flame graphics make this the best box we’ve ever seen for one of LeBron James’ Nikes? Click through to see the entire package in close-up detail and stick with Sneaker News for more updates on the U.S. release date, and get a pair of the LeBron 9 Chinas now on eBay.
Im a sneaker collector, not a cardboard box collector. But the 9's are fire, especially in this cw. It is a nice box though, lol.
I don't think the Nike store I work in will have these though. The box is nice I'm just not sure abt the shoes.
These are dirtaaayy but i the only thing is that there a little to much for school or goin somewhere. More for actually playing bball
well the packaging alone will bring more "hype" to this shoe...but it will need it cuz these are nuthin like the 7's or the 8's
what's better? the China or NYC IV's? idk man...this is setting a standard for me when it comes to specialty boxes...but I'm still all about the shoes and could forget the box easy...I would like to know what box you like better though
At least we have the opportunity to purchase. If it weren't for resellers, we'd be completely shit out of luck with releases like these.
You gonna pay $950 for a pair of shoes? Wow must be nice I have real responsibility's like paying for college. I can see maybe $350 but almost a thousand is unnecessary. The consumer sets the price for an item, people are letting them get away with rape, it's sad.
If people are willing to pay a certain price, then why shouldn't they sell it for that price? Resellers are here to provide you with an opportunity to purchase, not to be your best fucking friend. Just having the opportunity is good enough for me. If they're worth less than $950, then naturally the resellers will reduce the price.