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An Exclusive Look at Kevin Durant's Next Nike Signature, the Zoom KD 12

Posted On: Mar 15, 2019   |   Posted By: Hypebeast

An Exclusive Look at Kevin Durant's Next Nike Signature, the Zoom KD 12

Ahead of the Golden State Warriors' chase for a third straight NBA title, Nike has unveiled Kevin Durant 's next signature sneaker. The Leo Chang -designed Zoom KD12 continues the relationship between Chang and Durant with a higher cut than previous models. Over the years KD has made it known that he loves a worn-in fit, which explains his reasoning for wearing some of his pairs for an extended amount of time. His preference resulted in the replacing of the sneaker's strobel - a traditional material used to separate a sneaker's upper from its cushioning technology - and welcomed the idea of stitching a full-length Air Zoom unit directly onto the upper. In addition, the heel incorporates another Nike Zoom unit stacked under the aforementioned full-length cushioning.
As you make your way towards the upper you'll find four-way directional Flywire cables that ensure stability in specific regions of your foot when needed. Atop the flexible Flywire is a lightweight mesh layer that also feeds Durant's desire for a...

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