The galaxy quest continues as Nike Basketball has officially unveiled the LeBron X, Kobe 8 and KD V in their All-Star iterations.
With the NBA All-Star game being played in Houston, the theme once again fits the bill as Houston is the location for astronaut training. Although the theme is the same, the shoes are not, as the galaxy print has been altered along with the sneakers carrying completely different colorways.
Nike Basketball released this statement regarding the sneakers and their releases:
Driven by the creative vision of Nike Basketball’s color lead Eugene Rogers and graphic extraordinaire Erick Goto, the 2013 collection specially built for Houston pushes the limits with meaningful, in-depth storylines.
The team dove into Houston’s space lineage to create a fictitious basketball universe led by Nike’s elite three players – it was an intricate, creative and fun project intended to celebrate the game’s best.
The space concept also comes to life through select Nike Basketball apparel including the Hyper Elite Galaxy shorts and collection of three t-shirts for James, Bryant and Durant.
Nike Basketball has also joined forces with Nike Sportswear to create a special product collection based around Area 72, a top-secret facility where shoes take on a life of their own. Stay tuned for the launch of the Nike NSW collection celebrating Houston tomorrow, January 23, on NikeInc.com.
The Nike Basketball shoes specially engineered for Houston – KOBE 8 SYSTEM, KD V and LEBRON X – will be available beginning February 15 at select retail stores and at Nike.com.
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