Nike LeBron 17 "James Gang" Nods To LeBron James's Family

The King shows love to his court.

By
Footwear
34,446 Hypes 4 Comments

A king is nothing without his court, so Nike Basketball is saluting LeBron James‘s beloved family with a new LeBron 17 “James Gang.” Drawing its moniker from an affectionate nickname LeBron bestowed upon his immediate family — wife Savannah, daughter Zhuri and sons Bronny and Brice Maximus, both rising basketball stars in their own right — the “James Gang” also offers a whimsical, fun-loving colorway.

Battleknit uppers are split between a stark black tone and marbled multicolor accents, with the former mostly used on the toebox while the latter is densely concentrated on the textured heel. The throat and tongue are rife with detailing as well, presenting LeBron’s signature LJ logo, an embroidered “James Gang” hit in a cartoon font and pinstriped piping on the tongue’s trim.

Crown detailing is twofold as well, with the high-cut collar and Swoosh-equipped translucent plastic heel clip each using jagged edges for a regal textured nod to the Los Angeles Lakers forward’s nickname. Although mostly hidden, insoles get in on the fun by way of a printed graphic that nods to LeBron’s 17th season and features a stylized take on his Dunkman logo.

Finally, powerful performance is guaranteed by a white midsole that’s split between Zoom Air in the forefoot and a boisterous purple Air Max unit in the heel, equipped with neon green and red speckles for a Nerf-esque look. This combination offers a masterful combination of impact protection and adaptive court feel, both necessities for a versatile player like LeBron who spends equal amounts time soaring through the air and running the floor.

The Nike LeBron 17 “James Gang” will release at retailers like Foot Locker and Renarts come February 21, and is priced at $200 USD.

For more LeBron news, take a look at the villainous Nike LeBron 17 “Mr. Swackhammer,” inspired by Space Jam 2‘s mightiest adversary.

Read Full Article

Nike LeBron 17 “James Gang”

What to Read Next

Everything Coming to & Leaving Netflix in March 2020
Entertainment

Everything Coming to & Leaving Netflix in March 2020

‘Ozark’ will also premiere its third season.

EXCLUSIVE: Moncler and RIMOWA Reunite for "REFLECTION" Luggage
Fashion

EXCLUSIVE: Moncler and RIMOWA Reunite for "REFLECTION" Luggage

A scrolling LED ticker allows for custom messages.

Fashion Geek and PUMA Drop Colorful Basketball-Inspired Collection
Footwear

Fashion Geek and PUMA Drop Colorful Basketball-Inspired Collection

Striking neon tones abound on basketball-inspired footwear and apparel.


The 10 Best Handbags to Buy for 2020
Fashion 

The 10 Best Handbags to Buy for 2020

With offerings from Gucci, Off-White™, Jacquemus and more.

Arcmanoro Niles Brings Introspective Paintings to UTA Artist Space
Arts

Arcmanoro Niles Brings Introspective Paintings to UTA Artist Space

Exploring what affects one’s personal journey across a lifetime.

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
Fashion 

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring Supreme, BAPE, Stone Island Shadow Project, BBC ICECREAM, Palace and more.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We noticed you are using an ad-blocker

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.