The Complete Tech History of LeBron James Signature Sneakers

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Nike LeBron X PS Elite

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are in the midst of their toughest series of the postseason against the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals. While only time will tell if James will be able to lead the Heat to a repeat NBA Championship win, one thing’s for sure—his footwear won’t be holding him back.

Since 2003, Nike has equipped King James in signature models which cater to his unique style of play. His sneakers have often been the platform for the debut of new performance technologies and concepts, and in 2011, Nike began crafting a playoff-specific version of his yearly model. From the Air Zoom Generation to the LeBron X PS Elite, Sneaker Report looks back at The Complete Tech History of LeBron James Signature Sneakers.


Riley Jones is a student from Charlottesville, VA. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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