NIKEiD Concept // LeBron 11 'Miami' 2011 (1)

words // Brandon Richard

After a summer of being courted and a controversial TV special, LeBron James took his talents to South Beach, where he'd suit up for the Miami Heat with friends Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Despite flooring a powerhouse All-Star trio, the Heat ran into a hungry veteran Dallas Mavericks team in the NBA Finals, coming up short in their bid to win a championship.

Celebrating LeBron's first year with the Heat, NIKEiD unveils a 'Miami' LeBron 11 design concept. The teal and pink colorway is inspired by the vivid look of the 'South Beach' LeBron 8, one of the most iconic sneakers of all-time. Purchase a pair now at

NIKEiD Concept // LeBron 11 'Miami' 2011 (1)

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