In-line with Nike’s ongoing sustainability efforts, the brand introduces its “Play for the Future” collection of signature basketball footwear that will release in celebration of Sunday’s NBA All-Star festivities.

Consisting of the latest signature models of LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kyrie Irving, Paul George, and Kevin Durant, the pack is inspired by each athletes’ passion for clean air, renewable and recycled energy, safe agriculture, and clean water. Each shoe is aptly named after the overall mission for the sustainable efforts, “Play for the Future.” Take a closer look at each pair below.

Nike LeBron 18 “Play For The Future”

In a crisp display, this Nike LeBron 18 offers a visual tribute to the unpolluted air necessary to perform on and off the court. The iced white Knitposite uppers meet a multicolor Regrind material on the tongue and heel overlays, which are environmentally-friendly, of course. The iced offering gives way to the extended heel counter that pairs with the blue-toned midsole. Available March 7th on Nike.com and select retailers.

Nike LeBron 18 “Play For The Future”
Color: Blue Tint/White-Clear
Style Code: CW3156-400
Release Date: March 7, 2021
Price: $225 USD

Nike Zoom Freak 2 “Play For The Future”

Mirroring Giannis Antetokounmpo’s lively personality, on-court presence, and humble beginnings, the Freak 2 in this pack marks the way Nike Basketball’s looks out for future generations. In many ways, the more we recycle, the more the good comes back. Neon green accented overlays contrast the purple base, while speckled laces, tongue branding and Swoosh tie the ensemble together. Available March 7th on Nike.com and on March 12th at select retailers.

Nike Zoom Freak 2 “Play For The Future”
Color: Sapphire/Black-Light Smoke Grey-Light Thistle
Style Code: CK5424-500
Release Date: March 7, 2021
Price: $130 USD

Nike Kyrie 7 “Play For The Future”

This Nike Kyrie 7 praises Irving’s plant-based lifestyle with abstract graphics on the orange upper, caged by netted layers, held together with a black heel meeting the pink midsole and teal outsole. The forefoot and Swooshes contain Regrind pieces. A “KI” logo on the heel sprouts flower petals and the individual tongue branding meshes Kyrie’s logo and an “ASW.” Available March 7th on Nike.com and select retailers.

Nike Kyrie 7 “Play For The Future”
Color: Atomic Orange/Tropical Twist-Black
Style Code: DD1447-800
Release Date: March 7, 2021
Price: $140 USD

Nike PG 5 “Play For The Future”

Paul George’s Nike PG 5 in this pack reflects the athlete’s love for fishing, natural landscapes and passion for making a “positive impact and protect[ing] our planet’s most precious resource.” With a cool and minty green color palette dress the highly breathable mesh uppers while the textured overlays protect the forefoot and heels. The lateral mimics ripples in the water while the Swooshes match the accents in the multicolored laces and heel tabs. The muted green outsole also has smooth water-like ridges to keep in-theme. Available March 7th on Nike.com and select retailers.

Nike PG 5 “Play For The Future”
Color: Green Glow/Glacier Blue-Platinum Tint-Barely Green
Style Code: CW3143-300
Release Date: March 7, 2021
Price: $120 USD

Nike KD 13 “Play For The Future”

For Kevin Durant’s offering of the Nike KD 13, the design delivers an appropriate ode to future-aiding clean electric energy. The shoe boasts a plethora of elements, including silver, blue and white muted marbled iridescence, lime green Swooshes and inner lining, multicolored heels, speckled midsoles, and translucent outsoles. The platinum, silver and blue connect with KD’s power during game time and the planet’s power of tomorrow. Available March 7th on Nike.com and select retailers.

Nike KD 13 “Play For The Future”
Color: Platinum Tint/Metallic Silver-Royal Pulse-Barely Volt
Style Code: CW3159-001
Release Date: March 7, 2021
Price: $160 USD

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