The 10 Best Kicks On Court This Week

Mar 1, 2019 | Luis Torres |



The NBA regular season is beginning to wind down. With only 20 or so games left in the season, the stakes are higher and the shoes are flyer.

A ton of questions still loom: who will lock up the MVP race? Who makes it into the top-16 teams? Will PJ Tucker continue his Kicks On Court reign? All that and much more will be revealed as the regular season comes to a close.

A lot of college PEs made this week’s best 10. An OG from the Nike vault made its way to the hardwood. Some heat from Nike’s “BHM” collections fittingly closed out Black History Month.

Take a look at the best 10 Kicks On Court from this week. Which ones are your favorite? Did we miss any? Let us know on social media. Be sure to follow Nice Kicks for all of your KOC coverage and more.

10. Nike KD 11 Texas PE

Kevin Durant in the Nike KD 11 Texas PE (Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Texas PE is KD’s appreciation for his Big 12 alma mater
+ Durant went off against the Charlotte Hornets with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Light work for one of the most efficient shooters in the game

9. Nike Zoom Kobe 6 “Blue Camo”

Tobias Harris in the Nike Zoom Kobe 6 “Blue Camo” (Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ Since arriving in the city of Brotherly Love following the trade deadline, Tobias Harris has brought his swagger and A game to the Philadelphia 76ers
+ Harris took charge and dropped 32 points in a 108-104 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder

8. Nike Kyrie 5 Duke PE

Kyrie Irving in the Nike Kyrie 5 Duke PE vs. Toronto Raptors (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

+ The metallic Swoosh and blue inferno flames live up to its name for the Duke PE
+ The Kyrie 5 Duke PEs see Uncle Drew continuing to bless his nephews in Cameron

7. Nike LeBron 9 “BHM”

De’Aaron Fox in the Nike LeBron 9 “BHM” (David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The 2012 Nike Basketball “BHM” collection featured the Nike KD IV, the Nike Kobe VII and the Nike LeBron 9
+ The Nike LeBron 9 is best attributed to The King’s time in South Beach as the 8-11 models thrived in South Beach

6. Nike Zoom Kobe 3 “Prelude”

DeMar DeRozan in the Nike Zoom Kobe 3 “Prelude” (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Nike Kobe “Prelude Pack” compiled the Mamba’s first eight signature models as Nike celebrated his success and innovative signature line
+ DeRozan would later bring out the Nike Kobe 1 Protro “Prelude” in his return to Toronto

5. Nike Kyrie 1 iD

Collin Sexton in the Nike Kyrie 1 iD (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ Despite Kyrie Irving leaving the Cleveland franchise, his signature line lives on thanks to rookie Collin Sexton out of Alabama
+ Sexton is averaging 15 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists in his rookie campaign in The Land

4. Nike Kobe 9 Elite High “Masterpiece”

Josh Richardson in the Nike Kobe 9 Elite High “Masterpiece” (Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The shoe truly lives up to the name as the Flyknit pattern on the upper along with the Flywire technology compose an aesthetically remarkable shoe
+ The Nike Kobe 9 Elite High was one of the most expensive shoes in the Mamba’s line retailing at $225 back in 2014

3. OG Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2k4

PJ Tucker in the OG Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2k4 (Bill Baptist via NBA Kicks)

+ The Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2k4 was immortalized in basketball history by Kobe Bryant’s memorable All-Star Game in Staples Center
+ The shoe would also be the final non-signature shoe that the Bean would wear in his career. One helluva send-off from Nike

2. Nike LeBron 6 “Christ the King” PE

Derrick Jones in the Nike LeBron 6 “Christ the King” PE (photo via Slam Kicks)

+ LeBron may no longer play in Miami but his signature series is still strong in South Beach
+ The Nike LeBron 6 “Christ the King” pays tribute to the Queens powerhouse known to get laced by LeBron

1. Air Jordan 4 UNC PE

PJ Tucker in the Air Jordan 4 North Carolina PE (Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The UNC PE was a gift from Jordan to his alma mater back in 2013
+ The reigning KOC champ is wearing all of the heat and is showing no signs of stopping in the near future. Be sure to look at every shoe PJ Tucker has worn here