Forward of his twelfth look within the NBA Playoffs and first with the Phoenix Suns, Kevin Durant’s newfound surroundings within the Grand Canyon state’s scorching sizzling desert has positioned the two-time Champion alongside Devin Booker and Chris Paul because the Western Convention favorites. Whereas the cohort of All-Stars will kick off their first-round matchup in opposition to the Clippers on Sunday, Durant might be sporting his newest signature silhouette, the Nike KD 16.
Previewed amongst a becoming Phoenix desert backdrop, Durant took to Instagram on Friday night time to debut the primary take a look at a trio of Nike KD 16s sitting atop the glochids of cacti. Just like the sample employed atop the Nike KD 14’s higher, a textured multi-layer mesh stretches atop the forefoot and heel whereas an artificial mudguard wraps alongside the whole lot of the mannequin. Packaged inside a glossy, streamlined development as has been archetypal inside his signature collection, right here the 15’s mid-foot TPU caging system is up to date with porous air flow at each the lateral and medial facet and bled onto the forefoot’s break up midsole. Most probably housing Zoom Air inside its heel, KD branding is positioned atop the tongue tabs whereas the pair’s Swooshes are reserved for the higher collar just like that of the Air Max 95.
As is typical with NBA signatures greater than eight months into their lifecycle, we might see the Nike KD 16 hit the court docket for the primary time as early as this Sunday. Whereas we await to see which colorway Durant might probably get away, within the meantime get pleasure from a primary take a look at the Nike KD 16 under.
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