Every year Nike & LeBron give their China fans a chance to have their own special shoes. Usually they were white based shoes with red as the complementary secondary color. This year it’s gonna be a whole different theme. Also known as the “Fire Lion” Edition, the China LBJ9 is a tribute to Chinese culture, and the Miami HEAT. Chinese character for “fire” is embroidered on the heel tab, along with a fearsome motif of the Chinese Stone Lion embedded on the tongue. The blue fire is the hottest part of the flame so there’s your HEAT connection. China 9’s will be released on Saturday, October 1st, for
1599 RMB or 250 USD. Continue reading for a very detailed gallery, which unveils new details including alternate Orange laces and insole and much more. Still no word on any type of release outside of Asia.
UPDATE: Word from Nike is that Chinas won’t cost $250!!!
UPDATE #2: The price will stay the same as all the regular season LBJ9’s $170!