As we all know lebron went on to win his first ever nba title with the miami heat back in 2012 in the luxurious white black metallic gold lebron 9 elite by nike basketball. Nike lebron x low championship pack.
The nike lebron james shoe line holds a strong place with collectors but that was not always the case.
Lebron james first championship shoes. Believe it or not lebron had been something of a pantomime villain up until this point and the victory was the beginning of the media favourite we have today. Lebron and nike came out with a design statement with the nike lebron 11 using lunarlon cushioning carbon fiber and flywire. When lebron james signed his first shoe deal for 87 million with nike he chose the swoosh over reebok which had offered him 115 million.
Designer jason petrie took this shoe to the next level and despite some controversy set the tone for the next chapter in lebron s shoe collection. 2012 nike lebron 9 elite the heat beat oklahoma city thunder and gave lebron his first championship ring and the opportunity to showcase the very first of the elite range. When nike took a 90 million dollar chance on an 18 year old kid fresh out of high school people questioned the decision.