It was released in five colorways. Complete visual history of the nike lebron james shoe line the nike lebron james shoe line holds a strong place with collectors but that was not always the case.
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Lebron james sneakers history. With the nike zoom generation nike used all the technology they had at hand to deliver the ultimate shoe for the chosen one. From the moment lebron james signed a 90 million contract before playing a single game the nike camp started designing his first signature shoe. The history of lebron james basketball shoes nike zoom generation 2003 not many players have been able to come in the league with a shoe from nike ready and waiting for them.
When nike took a 90 million dollar chance on an 18 year old kid fresh out of high school people questioned the decision. Known by many as the first game air zoom generation and featuring embroidery referencing the date this colorway for the first lebron james sneaker was worn in 22 other games after he debuted. One colorway known as the first game was released in limited quantities with 11 5 2003 the date of his first home game stitched on the inner liner.
Lebron went to miami and uprooted the entire basketball world and in doing so led to the introduction of one of the most iconic colorways of the modern sneaker era. No not that decision.