Official Release Info for the Nike Zoom KD IV ‘Nerf’

Launching December 17, the Nike Zoom KDIV Nerf edition plays off Kevin’s youthful personality and love for Nerf sports. The shoe is a palate for Nerf’s iconic graphics and bright color pops, with a special “KD35″ graphic on the tongue in Nerf’s classic print. The Nike Zoom KDIV (4) Nerf edition will feature a special box that will include a limited edition Nerf hoop and ball.

The KDIV Nerf edition will be available at the following stores: Niketown New York, Niketown Chicago, Nike Store Dallas, Metro Sneakers (Hyattsville, Maryland), Succezz (Chicago, Illinois), Nice Kicks (Austin, TX) and the following House of Hoops locations: Harlem, NYC 34th Street, PG Plaza, North Riverside, Beverly Center, Houston Galleria, Dallas Town East, Dallas North Park.

As Nike Basketball’s first shoe featuring the Adaptive Fit system, this new model uses a synthetic strap that wraps up from the inside of the upper and integrates with the laces for superior support. It also features Hyperfuse construction and Zoom Air.

Designed with direct insights from Kevin Durant, it pays tribute to his team and family with details incorporated into the outsole including a lightning bolt traction pattern on the outsole representing KD’s team, “Big Chucky” on the heel pays tribute to KD’s late childhood mentor and coach, and initials “WP” in the shape of a heart on each toe represent Kevin’s parents.

The Nike Zoom KDIV Nerf edition retails for $125 USD. There is also a KDIV Nerf limited edition t-shirt available for $30 USD at select retailers.

Nike Zoom KD III MLK Day

This Monday, January 17th is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Many of the league’s Nike Basketball athletes will wear a special colorway to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Dr. King as well as the upcoming black history month (starting in February). Here’s Kevin’s Nike Zoom KD III MLK Day colorway that he’ll be wearing when he plays the Lakers on TNT on Monday.

Here’s the story behind the shoe:

· Historic Black to recall the black sneakers worn by basketball pioneers in the 1960s; bestowing the black sneaker with a magical aura.

· Modern Gold to represent pioneers’ championship call to greatness.

· Black African-American Handcraft (the woodcut texture) to celebrate classic African-American art.

No release information available as of yet, but you can pick up current available colorways of the Nike Zoom KD III HERE.

Nike Zoom KD III Christmas Edition

UPDATE: The Zoom KD III Christmas colorway has hit the Nike Store. Pick up a pair HERE.

Check out the shoes KD will be wearing against the Denver Nuggets on Christmas day. The shoe plays up the yellow accents in the Thunder’s uniform that often go ignored. You can pick up a pair of the KD III Christmas colorway at Nikestore.com on Christmas for $88. We will have a direct link to the shoes for all of you as soon as they are available. Merry Christmas!

 

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