The newest colorway of Shawn Kemp’s most iconic signature sneaker is now in session. Inspired by Kemp’s initial committal to the University of Kentucky, this Reebok Kamikaze II “Letter of
Shawn Kemp's second signature sneaker from Reebok was deemed the Kamikaze II. Known for his ferocious dunks and sacrificing his body for his team is where the Kamikaze receives it's name. Originally released in the mid 90's, the second rendition of the Kamikaze had it's first retro release in 2012 and looks to have more in 2013.
Inspired by Shawn Kemp’s original commitment to the University of Kentucky, Wildcat blue and white make up the Reebok Kamikaze II “Letter of Intent”. As a McDonald’s All-American, Kemp chose to go to Lexington and be a part of one of the most storied programs in the country. Due to some academic complications, the thunder-dunking forward was forced to transfer to Trinity Valley Community College, where he only stayed for one semester before he entered his name into the NBA draft. This colorway of the Kamikaze II pays homage to the opportunity cost of UK.