Tuesday October 27th, 2015

Kicks and Colors spotlights the variety of colorways—and the stories that go with—that brands’ unveil in key basketball sneakers.

Brand: Nike
Sneaker: LeBron 13
Signature athlete: LeBron James
Colorway: On Court

Story: LeBron James kicked off the NBA season in Cavs’ wine—with cork, of course—but the latest colorway for the brand-new LeBron 13 comes in the “colors LeBron rocks on the court,” with a hand-painted script and splatter designs in red, gold and black. The LeBron 13 will often take the Foamposite material in a different color direction, but the On Court stays primarily red on a shoe that launches Friday, Oct. 30.

Tim Newcomb covers stadiums, design and sneakers for Sports Illustrated. Follow him on Twitter at @tdnewcomb.

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