The Bron James and Nike have officially presented the shoe designed by Jason Petrie Nike The LeBron 20 silhouette after the shoe was featured in several summer workouts and pro-am appearances.
LeBron James was engaged in his fifth championship ring as he entered his 20th season with a new head coach and new players on his team. James, of course, had new boots which he wore for another batch of 82 games. The player has been seen several times sporting his new signature design on the pitch.
The brand’s centuries-old partnership with the sports legend only gets better with improved silhouettes every year, and like every other collaborative design, the Swoosh label is flooding the sneaker market with multiple colorways of the shoe. If you missed the variants released so far, here is a list of the top three LeBron 20 launches of 2022 with their pricing details and more information.
Three popular Nike LeBron 20 colorways released in 2022
1) Nike LeBron 20 “Purple and Gold”
This Nike LeBron 20 Violet Frost / Purple Pulse / Canyon Purple / Metallic Gold color scheme arrived on October 15th. With a retail price of $200 for each pair, this brilliantly crafted iteration is brought to you by Nike’s online store.
The description and design inspiration of the “Purple and Gold“the colorway on the Nike page states,
“Serving up electrifying colors that pulse like a California sunset, the LeBron 20 takes you onto the court with a look that pays homage to the team you love. Purple Pulse and Violet Frost provide a vibrant backdrop for accents. winning metallics while the graphics on the midsole let you settle into the LA vibe – powerful, regal and ahead of its time.”
The colorway maintains the silhouette’s standard design with a purple knit upper, distinctive silver painted “XX” dubrae, and a carbon fiber midfoot shank. Most strikingly, a second eye-catching gold Swoosh embossing partially covers the medial purple LeBron 20 Swoosh. Salmon accents can be seen on the tongue flap, lace system and base of the Swoosh, while a color lavender can be seen on the midsole, set atop an off-white dynamic rubber outsole.
2) Nike LeBron 20 “Trinity”
The Nike LeBron 20 Black/University Red/University Gold/Black color blocking was officially launched on October 24th. The iteration, dubbed “Trinity“, is available for purchase from e-commerce stores of Nike and its partner vendors. They also retail for $200, like the other variants.
The sneaker dons the iconic Miami Heat colors of black, red, and gold. The lower Swoosh is Metallic Silver highlighted with Red contrast embroidery, while the knit upper is all Black. The Swoosh overlay is crimson with a beautiful gold accent to the side.
A red rubber outsole sits beneath a gray and black midsole. The tongue flap, sock liner, lace set, and lace dubrae all include LeBron XX detailing to tie up the design.
3) Nike LeBron 20 “Time Machine”
The inaugural iteration of the Nike LeBron 20 has been introduced in a Barely Green/Medium Soft Pink/Light Bone/Multi-Color palette. The pair, “Time Machine“, entered the sneaker market on September 29. These sneakers are readily available online through Nike and other retail outlets for a price of $200 a pair.
The description of this “Time Machine” LeBron 20 colorway on the official Swoosh webpage reads as follows,
“Nearly 2 decades into a career exceeding all lofty expectations, LeBron James refused to settle for anything less than greatness, even when he was the one setting the standard for generations to come. Now his latest shoe signature is lighter, low to the ground and similar to a turbo.”
The upper is made up of knit and is mostly mint green. A bright pink “XX” lace dubrae and a seafoam green “Swoosh” with opposing stitching are respectively featured by each base. The base Swoosh is topped on the lateral by a second Swoosh which offers an iridescent shine and a pink accent. Additionally, a midfoot plate and multiple hues of pink cover the midsole and rubber outsole.
These are the top three variants that have been dropped so far, and more variants like “Beginning,” “laser blueand ‘Pink’ are set to release later this year. Stay tuned to Nike’s website for updates on other colorways.