October 7, 2011 BY John Kim
Jason Petrie has been one of the more community-involved Nike designers in recent memory. They guy loves his craft, and more importantly, loves to discuss his role in creating the most advanced basketball shoe Nike has to offer. He recently made himself available for a lengthy online video chat, answering questions directly from Nike LeBron fans. In addition to providing some poignant responses to some great questions regarding the shoe’s performance and comfort as well as LeBron’s involvement in the process, Jason Petrie showed off a few unreleased Nike LeBron 9 colorways, like the Nike LeBron 9 ‘Kentucky’ and the Nike LeBron 9 ‘Miami Nights’, which Sneaker News gave you a first look at. Also featured during the chat session were a few preliminary samples, like the Z-Core sample ,which Petrie describes as the first step in materialization of the shoe, and a full-length 360-Air sample. Continue reading for a look at all that was shown in the video and be sure to stick with Sneaker News for all Nike LeBron 9 updates.