Now that the NBA has loosened color restrictions for the 2018-19 season (although it is dramatically increasing the number of tattoos that need to be covered up), Nike has outfitted its NBA and WNBA players with loud PEs that are sure to get them noticed.
In early September, Nike hosted nine NBA players and its WNBA rookie and sophomore classes for a custom design session with NikeiD. According to Nike, the session would allow players to create their own opening-week kicks for the 2018-19 season.
“I think it’s dope that the League is letting us wear different colorways this year,” said Golden State Warriors power forward Jordan Bell in a statement. “For me, it’s like the NFL giving their own players freedom to celebrate. Players can let their style and swag show while also telling a chapter of their story with each pair of shoes.”
You can check out all of the PEs Nike athletes created below. Look for these NikeiDs on the feet of rookie and sophomore players opening night.
Collin Sexton, Point Guard, Cleveland Cavaliers – NikeiD KYRIE 4 “Different”
De’Aaron Fox, Point Guard, Sacramento Kings – Nike iD KOBE AD “Mars”
Frank Ntilikina, Point Guard, New York Knicks – NikeiD KD11 “France”
Jayson Tatum, Small Forward, Boston Celtics – NikeiD PG2 “Coloring Book”
Jordan Bell, Power Forward, Golden State Warriors – NIkeiD PG2 “Long Beach”
Kyle Kuzma, Power Forward, Los Angeles Lakers – NikeiD KOBE AD “Kuzz Kontrol”
Luka Dončić, Guard, Dallas Mavericks – NikeiD KYRIE Low “Retro Glow”
Kelsey Mitchell, Point Guard, Indiana Fever – NikeiD KYRIE Low “Cages”
Kelsey Plum, Point Guard, Las Vegas Aces – NikeiD Kyrie 4 “Fenerbahce”
Source: Nike News