Nike Unveils ‘What the LeBron’ 11 + ‘What the KD’ VI (KICKS)


How often do you look at a sneaker and think, What the… Nike Basketball took the “What the” series to its hoops shoes starting in 2012, and in 2014, the Swoosh is elevating the series even further, with the LeBron 11 and the KD VI.

According to Nike, “The LEBRON 11 “What the LeBron” remixes eight product design elements from past LeBron signature shoes, along with 20 different graphics and colors from previous editions. A cornucopia of inspiration, it features some of the most popular details rooted in innovation and storytelling, setting James’s shoes apart.  You’ll see 28 different elements, from the tongue detailing of the LEBRON VII to the Akron map on the LEBRON V.”

And for the KD VI,  “The new KD VI “What The KD” melds 35 graphics and colors from all the past KD VI colorways. From the Maryland blue crab-inspired Swoosh, to the floral graphic of his late Aunt Pearl’s robe, this new shoe captures KD’s personal stories all in one.”

The “What the” LeBron 11 releases on May 31, while the “What the” KD VI drops on June 7.

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