This NBA season has been filled with memorable Kicks on Court moments. One of the more interesting observations, however, has been the increased presence of Chinese footwear. In the 2013 NBA Finals, there are four players, including superstars Dwyane Wade and Tony Parker, who lace up sneakers from Chinese brands Li-Ning and PEAK. It seems that Chinese brands are beginning to gain traction, and with more and more players lacing up PE versions of sneakers, it is only a matter of time before one of these brands snag at least one more megastar. As we take a look a the Breakthrough of Chinese Brands in the NBA, one can only project who the next star will be.
The 2013 NBA Finals start tonight. The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs face off for the Wade Trophy, and all eyes will be glued to the game. As sneaker fans, we are excited to see what will be on the feet of the players involved. There is always something special held out strictly for the finals, and usually a celebratory championship sneaker. Before tip-off tonight, Nice Kicks gives you an idea of What We Can Expect from the NBA Finals Regarding Sneakers. Let us know what you think will happen in these Finals.
An icy outsole and classic Black/Red color scheme highlight the Li-Ning Way of Wade Encore "Announcement". The likes of leather, mesh, and rubber cascade the upper, with graphic print setting off the lining. Personal nods appear all over Wade’s second signature silo, designed for postseason play. Would you like to see the Li-Ning Way of Wade Encore "Announcement" release in the US? Let us know in the comment section.
Source: Aaron Knows