Today, in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, LeBron James is introducing his latest signature shoe — the Nike LeBron 13.
At an event hosted by Kristen Ledlow at the University of Akron, James and Nike designers are providing insight behind the designs of his new sneakers and revealing a few details on what to expect moving forward.
Below are some of the highlights that have been tweeted by local media attending tonight's event.
Watch the replay of Kristen's Periscope with LeBron here:
Cool colorway things. Design inspiration from Akron, Space, Halloween, and a design done by kids from LeBron's foundation— FearTheSword (@FearTheSword) September 27, 2015
The purple debut colorway is "Written in the stars"— FearTheSword (@FearTheSword) September 27, 2015
Reference to Akron on the sole pic.twitter.com/LnBmlNKFVs— FearTheSword (@FearTheSword) September 27, 2015
Nike will release an extension of the #LeBron13 line that will be designed by kids from his foundation. Should hit shelves in the summer.— Scott @ WFNY (@WFNYScott) September 27, 2015
"We won't settle for anything less than great." -- LeBron on his partnership with Nike. #Lebron13— Cleveland Magazine (@ClevelandMag) September 27, 2015