Nike Basketball unveils 2020 Black History Month PEs

Nike Basketball has unveiled several PE’s for Black History Month. The grouping consists of the KD 12, Kyrie 6 , Lebron 17, PG 4 and the Zoom Freak 1. Each shoe is inspired by the street styles of the early 1990’s and African culture ( whatever that means). As these are PEs, a retail release seems unlikely, but these shoes will grace NBA courts, beginning January 20.

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“Enlightenment” Nike Kyrie 6 has a release date

Originally dubbed “grand purple” this colorway of the Kyrie 6 is one that plays with the concept of perspective. The complementary colors of blue, green, red and yellow are inspired by the light filters on cameras, which can change the appearance of images and films, thereby altering their perception. An example of this can be seen with the heel eye graphic, which is more visible from certain angle. The “Enlightenment” is scheduled to release December 7 at select retail venues and nike.com. Nike Kyrie 6 Grand Purple/WhiteBQ4630-500$130December 7, 2019

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“Grand Purple” Kyrie 6: Official Images

There are colorways of the Kyrie 6 that are not one of the 11 “Preheat” looks, and this “Grand Purple” is one of them. It sports grand purple across its suede and mesh upper. Large white embroidered Swooshes adorn both the lateral and medial sides , with a large midfoot strap and a pink heel counter that features the all-seeing eye. This upper sits atop a grand purple midsole and white outsole that features sections of blue and yellow, with another all-seeing eye at the forefoot. Some retailers have indicated…

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Kyrie Irving to miss next three games

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving will miss the team upcoming road trip following an evaluation on his shoulder by team doctors. The right shoulder impingement had already sidelined Irving for the Nets’ previous 4 games. In the 11 games Kyrie has played Brooklyn, he has averaged 28.5 points and 7.2 assists per contest.

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“Orion’s Belt” Nike Kyrie 5 officially revealed

After collaborating with Nike on the “Green Lobster” Kyrie 4 and the “Ihket” Kyrie 5 in 2018, Concepts is following up with this latest Kyrie 5. The colorway references the belief that the constellation Orion’s Belt is in perfect alignment with all three of the Great Pyramids in ancient Kemet (Egypt). The various blues and the heel counter represent a water line, and a reference to the belief by some that the structures were submerged at one point in time. The “Orion’s Belt” Kyrie 5 will release October 26 at…

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Nike unveils Opening-Week signature sneakers

Nike, is never one to let any occasion pass without attaching a sneaker to it. The approaching opening night of the NBA season is no exception and Nike has sneakers from four of their signature athletes’ line – the Kyrie 5, KD 12, PG 3, and Zoom Freak 1- that will be seen on the court and will release on SNKRS during NBA opening week. Kyrie 5 Pineapple House This Kyrie 5 is inspired by the most well-known building in Bikini Bottom ,outside of the Krusty Krab. It sports the…

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Kyrie Irving out for Nets second preseason game with Lakers

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will not play play in the team’s return preseason matchup with the Los Angeles Lakers Saturday in Shenzhen, China, according to an announcement made by the team Friday. Irving suffered a facial contusion Thursday in the preseason game against the Lakers in Shanghai, China when he collided with Rajon Rondo’s shoulder a minute into the game. This isn’t the first time Irving’s face has been in the line of fire this preseason; he was already wearing a mask after suffering a facial fracture in a…

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Irving and LeVert both dinged up in Lakers game

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are squaring off in preseason action as the NBA’s Shanghai Game. Kyrie Irving took part in exactly one minute of action, as he left the game following a collision with Rajon Rondo where is face crashed into his shoulder area. Caris LeVert also left the game after being poked in the eye. His return is questionable.

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SpongeBob’s Home Inspired this upcoming Kyrie 5

The SpongeBob inspired themes continued on the Kyrie 5 with this latest version paying homage to the squared one’s pineapple house. The upper of the shoe is derived from the facade of home, with the Flytrap coming from the leafy top of the domicile. The Swooshes are the windows that provide a view of the underwater environment. On the heel are embroidered nautical wheels, which is the door handle from SpongeBob’s house. The tongues feature a Kyrie logo in a font seen on the television program, and on the insole…

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Teaser Look at the Concepts x Nike Kyrie 6

A few weeks back reports of an upcoming collaboration between Concepts and Nike Basketball on the yet-to-be-released Kyrie 6. This was a cninutation of the partnership that birthed the Ikhet Kyrie 5 in December 2018. There is finally an image of this latest collaboration, albiet not the best as it is a catalog photo. It does depict a Kyrie 6 with a pink tint upper and what appears to be a iridescent lateral Swoosh. The midsole and outsole actually appears to be a tint and shade of blue. The Concepts…

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