Sumary of LeBron James’s Coolest Sneaker Is Back:
- You could make the argument that the most influential moment in post-Michael Jordan NBA history didn’t occur anywhere near a basketball court.
- His signature Nike line reflected that—the 7 was by far his most popular shoe yet, featuring a forward-thinking upper design and the first-ever full length Air Max unit, designed specifically for the court.
- Given how often sports fans tend to respond to athlete controversy by burning jerseys and trashing sneakers, Nike designer Jason Petrie, who began designing James’ signature line with the 7, had his work cut out for him.
- ) drop in October of 2010, the colorway embraced James’ new role as a Miami guy with a bright teal upper and neon pink accents anchored by black detailing.
- There’s a strong argument to be made that it’s the single most iconic basketball sneaker of the post-Jordan NBA.