With rumors that the Nike LeBron 8 could be returning to sneaker shelves this year, we may have just gotten a first look at one of the upcoming releases.
Thanks to a first look shared by Foamkicks is what appears to be a new iteration for LeBron James' eighth signature shoe and according to early info leaker Soleheatonfeet, this pair will launch in late 2020.
Although the inspiration behind the color scheme hasn't been confirmed, the upper features a predominantly red color blocking, a black Swoosh on the heel, which sits atop what looks to be a glow-in-the-dark outsole.
As of now, Nike hasn't confirmed that the LeBron 8 is returning this year, but stay tuned to Sole Collector for updates.
Nike LeBron 8 Retro QS
Release Date: Late 2020
Color: Gym Red/Cucumber Calm/Black/Black
Style #: CT5330-600
UPDATE (10/21): Additional details have surfaced on the "Gym Red/Cucumber Calm/Black/Black" Nike LeBron 8 Retro. New images shared by Instagram user weocia show that the colorway is releasing in a pack alongside the China-exclusive "Empire Jade" LeBron 18. The shoes are presented in China-themed packaging that features a tag revealing that only 600 units are available. As of now, the brand hasn't revealed the release info for this Nike LeBron pack but the early word is that it's releasing exclusively in Beijing.
UPDATE (10/29): After surfacing on Instagram last week as part of a limited two-shoe pack, we now have an official look at the "Gym Red" LeBron 8, which suggests that the new colorway could be receiving a wider release soon. Stay tuned to Sole Collector for updates.