For Kyrie Irving, the 2020-2021 NBA season promises to be exciting as he will be fully recovered from his shoulder surgery and he will finally be able to work alongside the Nets’ other big acquisition of the summer of 2019 in the two-time champion. Kevin Durant. And when that new batch of 82 games starts, that’s for sure, and that’s the fact that the Melbourne-born playmaker will have new shoes to lace up all year.
Sooner rather than later, the Nike Basketball team is expected to officially unveil Irving’s next signature shoe: the Kyrie 7. Images of a black/red pair were leaked last month, and now it looks like we have a first. sneak peek at the silhouette’s upcoming Pre Heat colorway. . Departing from the global city themes that outfitted the Kyrie 6 Pre Heat capsule last year, this iteration pivots in a minimal direction by wrapping the mesh uppers in full black and pairing them with multi-colored tongue logos, angelic Swoosh outlines and white heel embroidery which, while both containing the traditional eye shape, is split between moon graphics on the left side and surrounding suns on the right. Other important details to point out include that of the jade teal mold on the top of the forefoot midsole and the tonal “His Legacy Is Going To Live On Forever” lettering – a quote from Irving about of Kobe Bryant after his death – which is lifted along the lower heels. Take a closer look below and find them dropping in the coming months on Nike.com and through select retailers.
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