The man alternatively known as King James has been killing it on the NBA hardwood for over a decade, and his dominance on the court has only been matched by his stature in the sneaker world. LeBron’s kicks are some of the most sought after sneakers in the game, combining form and function to pique the interest of the public. He’s even hinted at his realization of how global the game is, dropping colorways like the LeBron 9 Low Liverpool, named (and patterned) after England’s iconic club soccer team.
James’ new LeBron 12 “Double Helix” hits much closer to home and it’s dropping at Champs Sports this Saturday. Combining the Cavs wine-and-gold colors with a pink contrast that really pops, the name is an homage to the structure of DNA, hinting that Lake Erie and the city of Cleveland is embedded in his very existence. This isn’t the first in the 12 line drawing that connection – check out the “23 Chromosomes” edition if you can’t take my word for it. It’s the perfect release for his Cavs comeback, and it doesn’t hurt that it’s a dope colorway to boot. But you already knew that.
In celebration of another tight release from one of the game’s greats, we’re calling attention to some of James’ best performances in this year’s shoe — and no, we can’t use last night’s scintillating 42-point performance against Golden State because the King rocked the Ambassador 7 for the first time this season. Racking up Ws are important, but we’ll give ‘Bron a pass for some losses this year – things were still coming together with the new squad. Whether he won or not, the numbers and colorways in these games were all on point.
Here are LeBron’s Best Games in the Nike LeBron 12 So Far.
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