Who should buy the Nike LeBron 7

This pair is a great pick if you:

  • Want a mid-cut basketball shoe that provides good lockdown and support
  • Look for a pair that has enough traction since this has a rubber outsole with a herringbone traction pattern that allows you to change directions and make quick cuts with ease

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Profile of the Nike LeBron 7

The original Nike LeBron VII was the first LeBron sneaker to feature Air Max cushioning and Flywire technology. Its Air Max unit has 80 percent more air than previous full-length Max bags. There are also added elements from Jordan basketball sneakers that gives this shoe a look that athletes and casual wearers are happy with.

Nike LeBron 7 design


Cushion. The Nike LeBron 7 features a full-length Air unit that provides players with unbelievable comfort. A foam midsole offers plush cushioning underfoot.

Nike LeBron 7 midsole

Traction. The Nike Air Max LeBron VII makes use of a full rubber outsole with a herringbone traction pattern.  Hoopers say that it's easy to change directions and make quick cuts with this configuration.

Nike LeBron 7 outsole

Closure. These basketball sneakers have a mid-top silhouette, and it makes use of Flywire technology to deliver much-appreciated lockdown and support. The lace-up closure offers a customizable fit.

Nike LeBron 7 lace1


This retro basketball shoe's upper is a mix of leather and synthetics. A padded collar provides a soft and comfortable feel.

Nike LeBron 7 upper2


The Nike LeBron 7 has a leather mudguard and an intricate straw-mat weave that delivers a heritage look straight out of the box. Signature details include "LBJ," "TWENTY," and "THREE." A large embroidered Swoosh and a debossed LeBron James logo on the tongue complete the silhouette.

Nike LeBron 7 tongue

Special colorways of the Nike LeBron 7

These retro LeBron sneakers are available in several color options. Nike is also set to launch PE colorways to the general public.

  • Black/Varsity Red/Varsity Maize 'Fairfax'
  • Chlorine Blue/Black 'All-Star'
  • Team Red/Black/Hot Red/Metallic Silver 'Christmas'
  • White/Glass Blue/Challenge Red/Black 'Red Carpet'
  • White/White/Metallic Gold 'China Moon'

Facts / Specs

Weight: 15.4oz
Top: Mid
Signature: LeBron James
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Nike Lebron
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: White / Purple / Blue / Black

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Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.