Kevin Durant’s VI Aunt Pearl Sneaker Appreciates His Late Aunt

By: Jennifer Paul - Published: Feb 12, 2014 • References: nike & buzzfeed
Kevin Durant has created the VI Aunt Pearl basketball sneakers to pay tribute to his late aunt. The Oklahoma City forward has a pretty impressive basketball reputation behind him. 

The baller has a new signature Nike shoe called the KD VI Aunt Pearl. His aunt had passed away from lung cancer in 2000 and the basketball sneakers are a tremendously tailored way to pay tribute to his loving family member. The floral decal is exemplary of the robe that she use to wear. The VI Aunt Pearl sneakers feature a Kay Yow Cancer Fund logo on the tongue and proceeds from the sales of the basketball sneaker will to towards the fight against women’s cancers. 

KD made a statement on the sneakers saying that, "I made a promise to myself to always honor my Aunt Pearl for the example she set." Stats for Floral Homage Sneakers Decals Trending: Older & Mild
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