The latest version of the Nike LeBron XIII "Rubber City" is a tribute to Akron, Ohio. The sneaker features a predominantly metallic silver upper, black midsole and outsole with additional speckles that also appear on the tongue. It is available starting today for $200 at Nike Basketball retailers.
Nike is looking the emphasize LeBron James’ connection with his birth city with a special colorway of the Nike LeBron XIII that’s coming out next week. What is known to sneakerheads as the Lava make up is actually called Rubber City. The “Rubbery City” LeBron 13 is set for a release next Wednesday, March 9th.
The Nike LeBron EXT series debuted with an absolute bang along with the release of the “Cork” LeBron 10 EXT. The whole LeBron X EXT set was pretty solid, but the next year’s LeBron 11’s were not that great with the underwhelming Denim and Blue Suede styles. This year Nike Sportswear has found a great […]
The LEBRON XII EXT RC, also known as the “Rubber City” edition, is now available at nikestore.com. Initially it was slated to drop last week, but it was postponed along with a couple of other released planned for that weekend. The good news is that’s it’s finally launched and most of the sizes are still […]
The LeBron XII is a silhouette that represents LeBron James both on and off the court. The latest LeBron XII EXT, which drops this weekend, digs deep into James’ Ohio roots, featuring a design inspired by Akron’s long-established rubber industry. A city widely recognized for its bustling factories, Akron has produced countless rubber goods, most […]
A very limited run of the “Black Rubber City” LeBron XII EXT was released last month, but a wider launch is scheduled this month on April 25th. All “Rubber City” LeBron 12’s are inspired by Akron being the “Rubber Capital of the World”. The American trucking industry was birthed through Akron’s Rubber Capital of the […]
With Akron being the unofficial “Rubber Capital of the World” Nike is using that for the inspiration on the LeBron XII EXT series. Joining the previously unveiled Blackout and All Over Red colorways is this new “White on White Rubber City 12s” as LeBron calls it. It’s still unclear if it’s one of the upcoming […]
The Black and Chrome colorway of the LeBron XII EXT is set to debut this Saturday, March 21st. Now we finally have a quality look at the latest addition to Nike Sportswear’s LeBron James signature collection. Based on the first look from two days ago, the shoes seemed a little too tightly connected with the […]