Who should buy the Nike LeBron Soldier 13

This shoe suits your preference if:

  • You love a shoe that has a high-cut style with exceptional lockdown and support
  • You search for a shoe with a good grip since it features a rubber outsole with a herringbone traction pattern. The intricate tread pattern is designed to provide exceptional multi-surface traction

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 logo

Profile of the Nike LeBron Soldier 13

The Nike LeBron Soldier 13 is inspired by LeBron James’s commitment and dedication to fine-tune his craft. Made for battle, these Nike basketball shoes boast a LeBron-tested cushioning setup that offers optimal responsiveness. A laceless closure with dynamic straps provides unparalleled containment and support.

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 lock fit

Performance

Cushion. The Nike LeBron Soldier 13 is equipped with a foam midsole with bottom-loaded heel and forefoot Zoom Air units. This cushioning setup is designed to provide dynamic responsiveness as you force your way down the court. The Air units compress and spring back quickly as you run and jump to the hoop.

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 midsole

Traction. These LeBron James basketball shoes feature a rubber outsole with a herringbone traction pattern. The intricate tread pattern is designed to provide exceptional multi-surface traction. 

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 outsole

Fit

Length and width. The Nike LeBron Soldier 13 reportedly runs true to size but fits a little snug. Wide-footers are advised to go up half a size for a better fit.

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 side

Lockdown. These LeBron James basketball sneakers boast a laceless closure with dual dynamic straps that criss-cross around the ankle and midfoot. Each strap also features an adjustable slip lock that provides a fine-tuned fit.

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 laceless

Material

These Nike basketball shoes feature a strong and flexible ripstop upper that stretches in specific areas and locks you in where you need it. The LeBron Soldier 13 also comes with a flexible inner sleeve that allows the collar to expand for easy entry.

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 upper

Style

The Nike LeBron Soldier 13 features a high-top cut with velcro cross-straps—design elements that have persisted throughout the Soldier line. ‘LS13’ is printed on the insole while ‘LJ23’ is found on the outsole.

 Nike LeBron Soldier 13 LJ23

Special colorways of the Nike LeBron Soldier 13

LeBron James’s 13th Soldier model debuts in Thunder Grey/Bright Crimson/Electric Green. The follow-up colorway arrives in Black/White/University Red. Expect to see more colorways throughout the year.

Nike LeBron Soldier 13 SFG ‘Thunder Grey’

The Nike LeBron Soldier 13 SFG is inspired by James’s dedication to improving his already devastating skills on the court. These high-top basketball shoes feature a multicolored upper with a two-tone midsole.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 401g
Top: High
Signature: LeBron James
Lockdown: Strap
Collection: Nike Lebron, Nike Lebron Soldier
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Grey / Black / Blue / Purple / Red / White / Pink

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Author
Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

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.