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LeBron James Unveils Nike LeBron 20 In New Lakers-Inspired Colorway

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Despite a 2-6 start to the season, the Nike LeBron 20 has been deployed in full force out in LA with James and co. dawning original and upcoming compositions of the on-court silhouette crafted for the next generation. As such, Friday night’s loss to the Utah Jazz gave us an up-close look at the first Lakers-centric colorway in tandem with their purple and black Statement Edition jerseys.

Broken in with 17 points, 10 boards and eight assists, the unreleased “Lakers Away” comes anchored with a dominant jet-black upper – matching the thick black side stripe of their uniforms – while being contrasted by a titular violet trim, an embroidered heel tab and medial side Swoosh. Dashed with yellow accents through its latter black laces, the doubled-up Checks of the midfoot further the tonal spectrum with a golden embellishment on top, and a yellow and purple trimmed Swoosh presiding underneath. Elsewhere, the model remains dissimilar while sitting atop a crisp white midsole and semi-translucent icy blue tread before LeBron’s game-time additions via a thick black sharpie read “FAB 5” – a nod to his three kids, wife and himself – “THE MAN IN THE ARENA”, and “THE KID FROM AKRON”.

While it remains to be seen if the pair is a player edition-exclusive or set to hit shelves, enjoy an on-court look at the LeBron 20 “Lakers Away” in the meantime.

In other news from NIKE Inc., the brand has officially suspended their relationship with Kyrie Irving.