Since the release of a limited Air Force One way back in 2005, Black History Month themed shoes have been a yearly staple from Nike. This year’s collection features shoes from Nike, Jordan Brand and Converse and includes the: Nike Lebron 16 Kyrie 5 KD 11 PG 3 Nike Air Force 1 Utility Flare 2 Air Jordan 1 Air Jordan 2 Jordan Why Not Zer0.2 (2) Chuck Taylor Highs The 2019 Nike Black History Month Collection commences with the release of the Lebron 16 on January 21st with the majority…

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Kyrie 5 “Neon Blends” PE

We recently showed you the “Little Mountain ” Kyrie 5 PE that honored Kyrie Irving’s late mother. Tonight in their game against the Washington Wizards, he unveiled another player exclusive sneaker.  Crated for their game against the Wizards, this Kyrie 5 features an all over galaxy print on the upper with a bright pink Kyrie logo on the white tongue. The white midsole features a pink section that contains the Zoom Air unit and a white outsole completes this shoe’s aesthetic.  As this is a PE, there is not currently…

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Rumour: Lebron suggested Cavaliers trade Kyrie for Damian Lillard

Though LeBron James told the Cavaliers not to trade Kyrie Irving during the summer of 2017, it appears he made no effort to bring him back into the fold following his request.  Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com had this to say on 92.3 The Fan Cleveland:  Let’s be honest: LeBron didn’t do anything, until they were going to trade him, to try to keep him here. He didn’t try to talk to him. He didn’t try to mend the fences. It wasn’t until they said, “LeBron, we’re giving him to Boston”…

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Kyrie 5 “Little Mountain” PE is in honor of Kyrie’s mother

This PE was created for Kyrie Irving for the Boston Celtics’ December 8 game against the Chicago Bulls.  Featuring a light blue upper, the shoe features a Standing Rock Sioux Tribal seal, a nod to his late mother, Elizabeth Ann Larson, an enrolled member of the tribe. The Lakota name the Standing Rock Sioux tribe gave Kyrie in August, “Little Mountain” appears on the toe box. Yellow and red sections appear in conjunction with the otherwise white midsole and the look is finished off with a white outsole with red…

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First Look at the Nike Kyrie Flytrap 2

  Images of Kyrie Irving’s next budget signature shoe have surfaced, the Kyrie Flytrap 2. The shoe features a white upper with a weaved-in Kyrie logo on the lateral side along with a black Swoosh bordered in gold stitching. A gold Kyrie logo is also found on the tongue. Black wraps around the heel over which sits an external heel counter. The upper sits atop a two-tone white and black midsole and white outsole. The Kyrie Flytrap 2 has already debuted overseas but a domestic release is expected in early…

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A look at the “Galaxy” Kyrie 5

This version of the Kyrie 5 features a navy blue upper with metallic silver coloring on the lateral and medial side Swooshes and tongue Kyrie logos. On the Venus Flytrap-inspired lockdown system a galaxy pattern is found. On the heel, the all-seeing-eye makes its home. Other visual features include a white midsole and white outsole with multi-colored sections going from forefoot to heel. According to US11, this Kyrie 5 is scheduled for a December 15 release. The sticker price is anticipated to be $130 USD.  

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Kyrie Irving plays one-on-one with his father

To go along with the retail debut of his fifth signature shoe, the Kyrie 5 Nike released a special video as part of their #JustDoIt campaign. In the video, Kyrie plays one-on-one with his dad, Dreaderick, who was quite a player in his own right. Irving also talks about how his father sacrificed his own dream so he could actualize his. You can still pick the debut colorway, the “Black Magic” on nike.com.  

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“Duke” Kyrie 5 PE

When the Duke Men’s basketball team takes the court in the Maui Invitational, they will have some new kicks on their feet. As Kyrie Irving is one of the most prominent and successful Blue Devil in the NBA, he has not forgotten about his former institution, lacing the team with a team exclusive version since his first shoe, the Nike Kyrie 1 and that trend has continued with his latest shoe, the Kyrie 5. There will be three colorways of the Duke Kyrie 5- a white based one, a black…

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The Kyrie 5 Officially Unveiled

The fifth model in Kyrie Irving’s signature line was officially unveiled by Nike Basketball. The debuted colorway is dubbed “Black Magic.” There are three crucial elements of the Kyrie 5. Designer of the 5, Benjamin Nethongkome breaks them down: 1. An articulated forefoot zoom bag This is a huge technological unlock for supporting guard play. Why? Because of its unique properties (see sidebar for more on this), the Air Zoom Turbo unit curves to wrap the bottom and sides of the foot. “In the Kyrie 5, it is distributed across the…

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