March 21st, 2013 by John K.
Earlier today LeBron James went “Retro” for the first time in a while and brought out the Nike Zoom LeBron VI “Fairfax” for his return to Cleveland. The Ken Link-designed Nike Zoom LeBron VI was the last of the LeBrons before it moved onto the era of Jason Petrie – a move that made LeBrons much more popular by a noticeable degree and solidifed the Nike LeBron as the flagship name and model for Nike Basketball. With consumers chasing down LeBron releases at a faster rate than ever before and the recent unveiling of the Nike LeBron X Elite bringing in even more excitement to the LBJ label, we’d like to continue our “What Do You Think?” series by posing the thought of a Nike LeBron Retro. Is the timing perfect? Is it too early?
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November 7th, 2012 by John K.
NIKE LEBRON WEEK
You know that uber-popular LeBron 8 Low colorway that everyone copied onto the LeBron 9 iD? It started in 2006 with this sick collaboration with the Coca Cola company. The well-versed LeBron fans will definitely recognize this show, but for the newer fellas, the LeBron ‘Sprite’ was an actual shoe that happened with the Zoom LeBron III Low. In 2006, Nike created this special-edition ‘Sprite’ as a special tribute to LeBron, who nabbed a Sprite soft-drink endorsement in his rookie year; one of the ads featured the fictional ‘Thirst’ figurine that would appear in several NBA advertisements. This version, unlike the LeBron 8 Low, features legitimate Sprite logos on the insole, heel, and outsole, and remains as one of the most elusive LeBron discoveries out there today. The Zoom LeBron III may be a long-gone story (until a Retro goes down), but that’s what Classics Revisited is for! More on the original LeBron “Sprite” after the jump
Nike Zoom LeBron III Low “Sprite”
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