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The Nike LeBron 16 Low “Safari” Has Roots In 2003

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Set to release as part of the Nike LeBron 16‘s #LeBronWatch campaign, the “Safari”-colored version of the LeBron 16 Low has a lot more to do with the year 2003 than you might expect. Mimicking the revered atmos x Nike Air Max 1 “Safari” from that year, the time-tested aesthetic has gone on to adorn a plethora of silhouettes in its stead, and 16 years later it makes perfect sense to revive the animalistic vibes on the king’s 16th signature model. Furthermore, 2003 is the year that the Cleveland Cavaliers selected James number one overall, kickstarting his rise to fame and glory so close to his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Aesthetically, this hoops-ready model equips a zip-up construction in support of its customary lacing system as well as an upper that borrows its entire look from that famed design from over a decade and a half ago with premium suede panelling and a lone Nike Swoosh on each heel. With plans for this LeBron 16 Low to release on March 2nd, enjoy another official look here and stay tuned for more store links as they come available in advance of the drop.

Nike LeBron 16 Low “Safari”
Release Date: March 2nd, 2019
Color: Kumquat/Kumquat/Black
Style Code: CD9471-800

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