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LeBron James’ first Lakers sneakers are very Cavs friendly

September 26, 2018

LeBron James’ first Lakers sneakers are very Cavs friendly

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Those thinking that Nike would play on the Los Angeles Lakers’ classic purple and gold colors for LeBron James’ first signature shoe with the team might be disappointed at the start of the NBA season.

According to Bleacher Report, Nike has chosen the “King” colorway version of the Nike LeBron 16 for James to wear during the Lakers’ season opener.

On the surface, there’s nothing too special about that. However, people on social media noticed the shoes have a Cavaliers look.

The “King” colorway comes in maroon and white with leopard print on the heel. There’s also an image of James sitting on a thrown inside the shoe.

It’s highly doubtful Nike or James intended any slight towards the Cavs with the choice of shoe. But at least it has people talking.

.@KingJames is expected to wear the Nike LeBron 16 “King” colorway for season opener pic.twitter.com/tiq1WmoiJW— B/R Kicks (@brkicks) September 25, 2018

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