The early 2010s were a much simpler time for sneakers, when sneaker camps were a great time to bond and build friendships with other sneakerheads online, and basketball shoes were court- and field-friendly. clubs. It’s hard to pinpoint a singular shoe that defined that era, but Kevin Durant’s Nike KD 4 “Weatherman” is certainly one of them. At the height of Nike’s over-reliance on storytelling (which we’re not really complaining about), Nike learned that Kevin Durant’s dream career (if he hadn’t been a 7-footer with the offensive package of the five positions) had to be a meteorologist. So, they created an insane colorway inspired by topographic maps and visuals typically seen on evening newscasts.
Kyrie Irving‘s signature shoes like to borrow from the past. We’ve seen this in various iterations of Rayguns and Concepts’ Lobsters, and this method resurfaces with the Kyrie 7 “Weatherman”, seen here in this photo leaked by US11. It has the same green/yellow upper with a bright red and orange heatmap pattern on the heel – a pattern that helped put the KD 4 on the map and cemented it as one of Nike Basketball‘s greatest shoes. all time.
Predictions for the release date are murky, but expect a chance of a summer release for $130.
Updated on May 23, 2021: A release date is set for June 5, 2021.
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Nike Kyrie 7 Ky-D “Weather”
Release date: June 5, 2021 (Saturday)
Colour: Stadium Green/Volt/Total Orange/Black
Style Code: CQ9326-300
after the marketAvailable now
North AmericaJune 5, 2021 (Saturday)