Nike Honors Date Of Barack Obama’s Election On Martin Luther King Day
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day, Nike and NBA players around the league are honoring the holiday’s namesake with a slew of Player Edition sneakers that further the Swoosh’s Black History Month aesthetic. Equipped with the colors of the Pan-African flag, players the likes of Jahlil Okafor and Eric Bledsoe have been seen in the Nike Zoom Live 2 and the LeBron Solider 11 respectively for BHM. Similar to the pairs that released at retail, the Soldier 11 sports a significant date in African American history – Barack Obama’s election date. Nike’s Kobe AD – worn by Kyle Kuzma – was featured today as well, with a dipped in gold Swoosh that matches the rest of the drops.
While none of these pairs are expected to release, a large portion of Nike’s Black History Month collection dropped today. Check out the Swoosh’s entire collection here.