Kyrie Irving‘s fascination with the stars and the great unknown makes him a perfect candidate for
However, there’s plenty of other less serious details and colors to be had on Irving’s new shoes. The base is made up of white and tan tones, with a dripping slime green Swoosh present under the aforementioned message. Textured heel pieces are dressed in a rich black, and the forefoot strap offers a semi-translucent, glow-in-the-dark construction with an all-seeing eye embellishment.
Lateral sides are richly detailed as well, with the inner quarter featuring a galaxy-centric doodle that shows a small black Swoosh surrounded by shooting stars and basketball-shaped planets. There’s a similar slime green Swoosh here as well, and the midfoot strap’s anchor features a ridged “VI” graphic.
Tongues are split between a final planetary graphic on the right shoe and standard Kyrie branding on the left, the latter of which uses a rich purple to match the eyestay stitching. Finally, midsoles with Air Zoom Turbo loaded in the forefoot and colorful outsoles complete the look.
The Nike Kyrie 6 “Planet of Hoops” will release on Nike SNKRS China come April 12, and retails for $130 USD.