Kevin Durant now playing for the Golden State Warriors is known for his Nike shoe releases with the latest edition being the KD 9. Kevin Durant’s shoes are inspire by his career and his life. Let’s look at the various shoes he has worn or released for commemorative purposes.
Nike KD 9 iD Warriors
This sneaker was released on KD moving to the Golden State Warriors team from Oklahoma City Thunder. The sneakers come in white and blue colorways.
Nike KD 9 Aunt Pearl
Released in January 2017, this sneaker is in memory of Durant’s aunt who passed away in 2001 from lung cancer. Aunt Pearl played a big role in the player’s life as well as in shaping his character.
The shoe features a pink ribbon on the heel tab, a commemorative message on the insole, a black fly knit build with pink underlays and a KD logo on the heel.
Nike KD 9 BHM
This 2017 KD 9 BHM sneaker is in the honor of Black History Month where the achievements of African Americans are recognized. This shoe will be available in shops from the 16th of February 2017.
The shoe features a white Flyknit at the front and black from midsole to the back and a touch of gold on the gold.
Nike KD 9 Elite
This KD 9 sneaker has some interesting features not seen in the other shoes under this edition. It has a collar at the ankle as opposed to the Flyknit in other KD 9 shoes. It also has a more obvious flywire cables that go all the way to the sides of the shoes.
Durant wore this shoe in a game against the Charlotte Hornets.
NIKE KD TREY 5 IV
This shoe features a mesh upper, a Phylon midsole, laces on the upper and close to the collar for maximum fit, has a light feel and a similar traction to the KD Trey 5 III which means it is perfect for bothe in and outdoors.
The shoe has a variety of colorways and in sizes for both kids and adults.
Nike KD 8 Christmas
This fire, ice, and burning charcoal sneaker features a safari-esque print on the mudguard and heel and a back and red design on the side that is really cool and eye-catching.
Nike KD 7 global game
This sneaker features a red upper, a paneled red heel, a red midsole. Looking closely you will see that the Nike swoosh has red, green and yellow accents.
Nike KD 1 Seattle SuperSonics PE
This sneaker features a white upper and outsole, a deep green and yellow swoosh, yellow accents on the mudguard and his initials KD.
Nike KD 2 Creamsicle
This sneaker featuring an entire orange look with a blue swoosh is a legend. The Oklahoma City Thunder wore this shoe during a national game resulting in the shoe’s popularity.
Nike Zoom KD 3 scoring title
The KD3 edition was the first shoe in the KD line to have flywire technology. The KD3 scoring title has blue hints here and there including a blue toe swoosh. The shoe also features an orange swoosh on the side and an overall white build representing the Thunder uniform.
Nike KD 4 All Star Galaxy
This KD 4 release featured a galaxy colorway which is a metallic silver upper and hints of orange. It also has a constellation graphic inspired by NASA on the tongue, an impression of a starry night on the midsole, a galaxy impression covering the inner of the shoe, a rubber outsole in ice blue and a KD logo in dark grey on the heel.
Nike KD 5 “What the KD 5”
This is the hardest shoes to find in the KD 5 series. Additionally, the KD 5 edition was characterized by mid cut shoe minus a midfoot strap. The overall number of colorways in this series was twenty-three.
This shoe features a multicolored build which is a mixture of all the hues from other KD 5 shoes.
Nike KD 6 Seat Pleasant
This vibrant shoe features yellow and teal blue with yellow being the overall color. The initials KD are embroidered on the heel and the Nike swoosh running from front to side is in navy blue.