The 10 Best Kicks On Court This Week

Jan 18, 2019 | Luis Torres |

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This week’s Kicks On Court featured a lot of heat worth mentioning.

Reigning KOC Champ PJ Tucker absolutely dominated the list this week as he brought coveted collabs and unattainable PEs. We also saw some vintage LeBrons and Nike’s newest innovative venture as the brand continues to combine the worlds of technology and sport.

Take a look at the top 10 from this week, and stay posted with everything NBA-related here at Nice Kicks. Let us know which ones were your favorite on IG.

10. adidas Crazy 1 “Florist City”

Zach LaVine in the adidas Crazy 1 “Florist City” (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The “Florist City” was a PE for Damian Lillard in a pack that featured the a pink and gray iteration for John Wall back in 2014
+ The adidas Crazy 1 was Kobe’s exclusive shoe with the brand with the Three Stripes before he left for Nike

9. Nike LeBron Soldier 3

Montrezl Harrell in the Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 3 (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Soldier 3 debuted during the 2009 playoff run when LeBron carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Eastern Conference Finals where they lost to the Orlando Magic
+ Harrell recently gave us an exclusive inside look into his collection which you can watch here

8. Nike LeBron 9

PJ Tucker in the Nike LeBron 9 (Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The LeBron 9 was ahead of its time as it featured Zoom, an Air unit and Flywire as it was designed for The King’s fast-paced and exhilarating game
+ Tucker later brought out the highly coveted Nike LeBron 8 “South Beach” vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers

7. Nike Shox BB4 PE

Vince Carter in a Nike Shox BB4 PE (photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ Vince Carter broke out a new Nike Shox BB4 PE to rock with the Atlanta Hawks’ powder blue throwback jerseys
+ VC debuted the BB4 all the way back in 2000 and is wearing it all season. You can read more about the BB4 here

6. Family & Friends Kith x Nike Air Pippen 1

PJ Tucker in the Family & Friends Kith x Nike Air Pippen 1 (Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Nike Air Pippen 1 features a full-length Air Max unit and features an eye-grabbing design
+ The Family & Friends rendition of the Pippen 1 due to Kith came after Ronnie Fieg released a number of colorways of the Nike Air Maestro II as it was popularly rocked by Pippen himself, too

5. Nike LeBron 6 “All-Star”

Taurean Prince in the Nike LeBron 6 “All-Star” (Brett Davis for Sole Collector)

+ The Nike LeBron 6 was designed by Ken Link and was inspired by the aesthetic of the Nike Air Force 1
+ Prince rocked one of the many shoes that pays homage to the King’s accomplishments

4. Air Jordan 3 “Do The Right Thing” 

Lance Stephenson in the Nike Air Jordan 3 “Do The Right Thing” (Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Air Jordan 3 started a new era with the Jordan line as Tinker Hatfield designed one of the most recognized silhouettes in the history of sneakers with its elephant print and leather
+ The colorway was inspired by Spike Lee’s film and later inspired an Air Jordan XX8 which came in a similar colorway

3. Air Jordan 4 “Gators” PE

PJ Tucker in the Nike Air Jordan 4 “Gators” PE ( Harry Aaron/Getty Images)

+ Florida Gators were gifted this fire PE as the SEC team recently joined the Jordan family
+ Although it sounds redundant, we can’t stress enough the fact that Tucker is not playing fair this season

2. Sole Collector x Nike Air Penny 2

PJ Tucker in the Sole Collector x Nike Air Penny 2 (Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Sole Collector x Nike Air Penny 2 was designed by our very own Nick DePaula back in 2008
+ There are only 10 pairs of this exclusive collab. In addition to that, there are only two pairs in a size 14. Penny Hardaway himself and Tucker are the owners. That’s dedication

1. Nike Adapt BB

Jayson Tatum in the Nike Adapt BB (Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ Although Tatum was the first player to rock the self-lacing shoe on-court, Nike athletes such as Luka Doncic, Malik Monk, Kyle Kuzma and De’Aaron Fox have rocked the latest innovation from the Swoosh
+ You can learn more about Nike Adapt BB and what the future of sneakers could like as we break down the design and the technology here

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