An initial look at the “Aunt Pearl” Nike KD IV

The “Aunt Pearl” KD IV is an homage to KD’s beloved Aunt Pearl, who succumbed to lung cancer when Durant was just 11. Originally released in 2012, the “Aunt Pearl” KD IV is set to makes its return in the upcoming holiday season. It sports a pink fused upper with a mesh layer on the sides to aid in ventilation and breathability. A pearl graphic Adonis the overlay that wraps the heel, that also is home to Nike and KD branding ; the same pattern appears at the top of…

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Warriors-inspired Nike KD IV coming in 2025

According to dghoopskicks, a pair of Warriors-inspired Nike KD IV will debut in. 2025.  If the renderings are accurate, one pair is a royal blue-based featuring a fused upper with a gold strap. Blue shows up on the “KD35” on the tongue as well as the Swoosh on the aforementioned strap.  Black takes care of the inner, while additional KD branding would be seen in white at the rear heel.  A royal blue midsole and white rubber out completes the look.  With its white upper with blue accents, the second…

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Kevin Durant breaks out KD 17

Though images have been circulating of the KD 17 for several weeks, the man himself, Kevin Durant took them to the court in Game 1 of the Suns opening round Western Conference playoff series.  They feature an-black aesthetic ( a possible wear test sample?) with the clear translucent KD logo on the tongue offering the only sibilance of visual variety.  A black midsole and matching rubber outsole completes the monochromatic look.  As it currently stands the KD 17 is planned to debut May 24 at nike.com and select retail venues.…

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PE Corner: KD breaks out another one

title image via hkd_35 Earlier this week against the New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns star forward Kevin Durant took to the court in yet another PE of his KD 16 sneaker.  This multi-color sneaker sports a purple weave upper overlaid with orange. Red support wings are present on both the lateral and medial sides, with a blue tongue and inner adding to the multi-hued aesthetic.  KD logos sit on each tongue, completing an upper that resides atop a fuschia-speckled bone midsole and rubber outsole.  As with so many Player Exclusives,…

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PE Corner: Pascal Siakam’s KD 16

These KD 16 were seen on the feet of Indiana Pacers forward Pascal Siakam in their recent game against Oklahoma City Thunder.  The blue weave of the upper is paired with black ovaerlays. Black also shows up on the support wings, with the same hue present on the Swoosh on the lateral ankle. Pink encircles the KD logos on the tongue, rounding out the aesthetic of the upper.  Underneath resides a black midsole and matching rubber outsole.  As is so often the case here at PE Corner, there has been…

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KD 16 PE réminiscent of classic SB Dunk

This season Kevin Durant has taken to the hardwood in a plethora of exclusive looks of his KD 16 sneaker.  A recent iteration hearkens back to a classic Dunk, 2006’s “Mork and Mindy” Dunk High SB.  It sports a red and grey upper with a chrome lateral wing. A small metallic silver Swoosh has its home on the lateral ankle, while black shows up for the branding on the medial ankle and wing. Grey piping laps the upper separating the solid red and red and grey multi layer mesh at…

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This KD IV is returning after 13 years on the shelf

There is more than a credible argument to be made that the q“Nerf” KD IV is the most memorable colorway that has ever come out of the Kevin Durant signature line.  The collaborative sneaker was released in limited quantities back in 2011 and was and continues to be highly sought after.  For the myriad of sneaker enthusiasts who whiffed on acquiring these good news looms on the horizon in that the “Nerf” KD IV will make its long-awaited retail return this summer.  Like its 2011 progenitor, it will feature a Concord…

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Kevin Durant wears another KD 16 PE

While warming up before a recent game, Kevin Durant tool a new color of his KD 16 to the court. This Player Edition sports a white upper with an orange and pink piping separating the aforementioned white from the metallic chrome below. Black KD and Nike on the tongue, rear heel and sides, respectively. As these are a PE, there is no word of a planned retail release.

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“Wanda” Nike KD 16 now available

This colour of the KD 16 pays homage to the NBA superstar’s mother, Wanda Durant. The upper is comprised of a multilayer mesh that is outfitted in mint foam , with stadium green and and emerald rise also showing in the form of nubuck overlays. Jewelry-inspired patterns find thier home on the tongue as well as the inner, while reflective piping laps the upper. .A KD logo occupiers its typical location on the right tongue , however the left features a WD logo, a tribute to KD’s mother. Underneath the…

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“Easy Money” Nike KD 3: Official Images

The KD III has been called back into service, with the “All-Star” colorway having previously made its second retail run in February and now a colorway that hearkens back to Durant’s early days in OKC is set to debut. It sports a light silver leather upper underlaid with forefoot section equipped with Flywire and mesh panels on both the lateral and medial sides. Blue Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with the former filled with a series of repeating “100”, which is a nod to KD’s “Easy Money” moniker.…

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