May 6th, 2014 by Brendan Dunne
Kevin Durant’s accolades and skill set have grown in unison with his Nike sneaker line. With each year since he entered the league back in 2007 he has evolved into a stronger player and a better leader – this year’s MVP season speaks volumes to that. At the same time we’ve seen his sneaker line get more and more recognition thanks to the likes of Leo Chang’s eye for design and a blitz of coveted colorways. The numbers are there to support that claim too: the gap between Durant and LeBron in terms of sneaker sales figures continues to close, and the former brought in a whopping $175 million for Nike in 2013.
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June 24th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
Does it feel at all strange that the KD 6 is so close to releasing? Nike Basketball has apparently decided to re-arrange their timing with respect to their biggest sigs just a bit, giving Kevin Durant his due before the next season even beings. We’ve got the first colorway pegged as a July release, with the likes of this “Total Orange” combination following it up in August. Get a full look at the Nike KD 6 in this very Oklahoma City Thunder palette right after the jump and tell us if you’re happy to see KD’s sneaks go back to their low form.
Nike KD VI
Total Orange/Armory Slate-Team Orange-Armory Blue
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