Nike Kyrie 3 “The Academy” PE Pulls Inpsiration from the Navy Cross

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The Nike Basketball Academy has inspired player exclusive iterations of the brand’s signature collection. All styles including the PG1, LeBron 14 and KDX have seen newness courtesy of “The Academy.” The Kyrie 3 is the last to appear, but could very well be the best as the old saying goes.

Inspired by the Navy Cross, a military commendation awarded for valor in combat, the shoe appears in an Obsidian primary with glowing black and gold accents honoring the Navy’s colors at the Swoosh and other key regions of the Kyrie 3.

Are you feeling this iteration of the Nike Kyrie 3 “The Academy” PE? Let us know after a look below.

Kyrie 3 Academy 2017. The Navy Cross is the United States military’s second-highest decoration awarded for valor in combat. The Navy Cross is awarded primarily to a member of the United States Navy for extraordinary heroism. The medal is equivalent to the Army Distinguished Service Cross, the Air Force Cross, and the Coast Guard Cross.

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