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These Nike LeBron 9 Kentucky Wildcats Shoes Pay Homage to the NC

 - Oct 19, 2011
References: nikelebron.net & highsnobiety
After LeBron James unveiled the Miami Nights model of his basketball shoe, he’s now presenting another release with the new Nike LeBron 9 Kentucky Wildcats kicks.

This time, the Nike LeBron 9 Kentucky Wildcats is inspired by the NCAA team of the same name. In homage to the college basketball team, the shoes take on the their colors by incorporating hints of royal blue throughout the upper that’s contrasted by black. The overall design stays the same with James’ signature on the tongue and his LJ crown embedded on the heel.

All members of the Wildcats will be wearing the Nike LeBron 9 Kentucky Wildcats shoes when they hit the court for their first game. The sneakers are now available for the public as well.