Sometimes referred to as the “LeBronald Palmer,” the Nike LeBron 9 “Arnold Palmer” caused a stir when the athlete revealed the colorway in 2012. And while there has certainly been a demand for it, a release has never been. occurred, which will increase over the next 9 years. But as the shoe nears its 10th year, it looks like we’ll finally see a release later in 2022.
A vibrant, tropical-themed celebration of the legendary golfer – known to some from the half-and-half drink alone – the shoe embodies what it means to be on vacation. Thanks to the yellow Hyperfuse upper, palm trees and associated greenery can be found in spades, the latter of which is a tonal addition to the leafy tongue and midsole. Orange, then, illuminates the liner, air unit and side control, while also matching some of the printed details. In addition, the aforementioned drink and golden tabs dress the insole and heel respectively.
In anticipation of next year’s Retro, check out pictures of the old pair below. Expect more release details to appear in the coming months.
In case you missed it, the A Ma Maniere Air Jordan 1 will be released first this November 24th.
Nike LeBron 9 “Arnold Palmer”
Release date: coming in 2022
Photos: Stadium merchandise