words // Brandon Richard
images // Zac Dubasik

As part of today's Area 72 signature footwear launch, Nike Basketball created this unique chrome edition collection for an installation set up in Houston. Kevin Durant's KD V, Kobe Bryant's Kobe 8 System and LeBron James' Nike LeBron X each get a metallic makeover makeover in celebration of All-Star Weekend.

Check out the chromed-out trio below. For those looking to channel their inner Chris Webber, the collection is display only.

Nike KD V Area 72 Chrome

Nike Kobe 8 System Area 72 Chrome

Nike LeBron X Area 72 Chrome (1)

Nike LeBron X Area 72 Chrome (2)