As the conversation regarding LeBron James’ future with the Los Angeles Lakers continues to grow, ‘the kid from Akron’ looks to the past, as his 2006 Nike LeBron 4 ‘Fruity Pebbles’ is set to come out for the first time around the holidays. season.
Originally one of several Player Exclusives (PEs) from James’ early days in the NBA, the pair laid the foundation for other playful themes that emerged in the forward’s signature sneaker line, with the LeBron 19 Low which recently got a makeover. inspired by the Fruity Pebbles cereal. Constructed from a “white” colored Foamposite shell, the uppers of the shoes are dwarfed by the curved midsole component, which features a series of patterns reminiscent of James’ favorite cereal. The inner liner goes with the flow, while the segmented tread underfoot also indulges in the colors of the rainbow. One major difference that may appear on the 2022 retro is the official Fruity Pebbles branding given that it landed on the new LeBron 19 Low.
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