The 10 Best Kicks On Court This Week

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This past week of Kicks On Court was full of heat.

For starters, DeMar DeRozan debuted some crazy Nike Kobe 4 Protros. Montrezl Harrell was in his bag as he continues to make a run for Kicks On Court Champion, while Jayson Tatum gave us a preview of what Nike Basketball has in store for the future. And as expected, PJ Tucker went back in time with some gems from the ’90s.

All in all, the NBA’s finest really did their thing by bringing some of their best kicks as the regular season is approaching its curtain call. Be sure to stay up to date with the rest of the regular season and playoffs here at Nice Kicks.

10. Nike Kobe 1 Protro DeMar DeRozan PE

PJ Tucker in the Nike Kobe 1 Protro DeMar DeRozan PE

+ PJ Tucker and DeMar DeRozan are all over this week’s list, and this time they take the #10 spot together
+ This patent leather PE of the Kobe 1 Protro was made for Mamba mentee DeMar DeRozan during his days in The North

9. Nike LeBron 16 Low “Little Big Cats”

LeBron James in the Nike LeBron 16 “Little Big Cats” vs. Brooklyn Nets (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ King James might not be headed to the playoffs, but he’s still getting playful with the latest LeBron 16 Low
+ Following the atmos edition, could this be the next release from LeBron’s low top line?

8. Nike Air Force Max

PJ Tucker in the Nike Air Force Max (photo via BR Kicks)

+ The shoe would later be a source of inspiration for Charles Barkley’s signature shoe — the Nike Air Force Max CB
+ Tucker brought out the pair in honor of Nike’s famous Air Max Day which celebrates the release of the Nike Air Max 1 on March 26, 1987

7. Nike Kobe 4 Protro “Wizenard”

DeMar DeRozan in the Nike Kobe 4 Protro “Wizenard” (Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The colorway draws inspiration from the Mamba’s newest venture with his “Wizendard” book series. Kobe was seen with a pair himself earlier last week
+ DeRozan got himself a cool double-double dropping 16 point and grabbing 11 boards in a statement win over the Boston Celtics on the road

6. Nike LeBron 8 “South Beach”

PJ Tucker in the Nike LeBron 8 “South Beach” (photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images via SLAM Kicks)

+ Sure we’ve seen PJ in the “South Beach” 8s before, but do they ever get old?
+ Nope

5. Nike Air Max2 Uptempo

PJ Tucker in the Nike Air Max2 Uptempo (photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images via Complex Sneakers)

+ The classic from 1995 saw a rerelease back in 2017. The comfort due to mesh, leather, nubuck and more on top of the Air unit is a dream come true for hoopers and sneaker enthusiasts. Learn more about this model here
+ Tucker has been firing on all cylinders in regards to his shoes this season. Be sure to take a look at every shoe he’s worn thus far here

4. Nike KD4 “Easter”

Montrezl Harrell in the Nike KD4 “Easter” (David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ This colorway was inspired by the spring holiday as one of KD’s best performance shoes got donned in a festive mint-green flavor
+ The shoe originally released in April 2012 for $95

3. Nike ’08 Hyperdunk Supreme “Puerto Rico

Josh Richardson in the Nike 08 HyperDunk Supreme “Puerto Rico” (Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ This colorway was originally an exclusive for Team Puerto Rico in the 2008 Summer Olympics
+ The shoe features patent leather areas as well as a sewn Puerto Rican flag on the tongue of the shoe. Shoutout to all the Boricuas one time

2. Nike Kobe 4 Protro PE

DeMar DeRozan in the Nike Kobe 4 Protro PE (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ DeRozan debuted the Argentina-themed Protro as the San Antonio Spurs celebrated Manu Ginobli and his contribution to the organization as they hung his jersey in the rafters
+ Nike has kept DeRozan laced with some of the best unreleased Kobe 4 colorways. In case you missed it, here’s a look at some of the Kobe’s Compton’s very own has rocked earlier in the season

1. Nike Adapt BB “Dark Grey”

Jayson Tatum in the Nike Adapt BB “Dark Grey” (David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ Tatum debuted the newest colorway to hit the self-lacing silhouette. You can read more about the “Dark Grey” iteration here in all of its detail
+ Tatum has been the face of the future of Nike Basketball as the brand pushes the newest technology onto the hardwood. Hopefully more is to come in the playoffs

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