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The Kevin Durant Christmas Shoe

by Darnell Mayberry Published: December 14, 2011

Here’s a look at the shoe Kevin Durant is supposed to wear Christmas night for the season opener against Orlando.

Not really my speed. But I’m sure there’s a market out there for them. Also, not sure I understand what they’re doing here with the copper colorway. According to, its a homage to the Foamposites, which every D.C.-area kid wanted for Christmas back in the day.

I do know this. If Nike hasn’t made every single color imaginable in Durant’s latest installment of his signature line then they’re dang close. I’m not big into the shoe scene, but it seems like great marketing to me. Durant’s line has a great price point, but then Nike pushes every color down your throat, including “Nerf” and “Weatherman” editions to make sneaker heads want to cop ‘em all. Not a bad strategy.

Anyway, what y’all think about these Christmas joints?


by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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