KD9 NikeID Limited Edition release

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KD9 GSW Colorway

Last Tuesday, Kevin Durant chose a new team in free agency and today #35 was officially welcomed to his new team in an introductory press conference.  In recognition of his move to the Bay Area, Nike is offering exclusive customization of Durant’s ninth signature shoe, the KD9.

 

   Durant’s evolution has been reflected in his Nike signature shoe line and this NIKEiD customization is just the beginning of an exciting future.

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The KD9 NIKEiD shoe is available now for a limited time on nike.comMulticolor knit is limited to North America, while home and away options will release globally.

Nike unveils Gilas Pilipinas Jersey kits

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      Finally Nike unveiled the 2016 Gilas Pilipinas National Team Kits that they will be wearing during the Olympic Qualifiers in Manila later this year and hopefully, for the Rio Games as well.This year’s uniforms feature some of the latest Nike Technology and Innovation that was just unveiled yesterday at the Nike Innovation Summit in New York City.
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      About the Jersey?Pioneering Nike Vapor basketball uniforms impose a new order on the court by pairing progressive knit jerseys and shorts featuring Nike AeroSwift technology with innovative base layers to minimize game-time distractions and maximize performance.The system is anchored by basketball-specific base layer options, including arm sleeves, padded compression gear and knee sleeves, which together wick sweat from the skin, providing a feeling of protection and compression, and keeping the players’ arms and legs warm off-court.Designed to interact with the base layer but not cling, the lightweight, tailored jersey features stretch knit with engineered mesh as determined by extensive sweat-mapping studies.
    The short also introduces a FlyVent waistband that addresses the discomfort of traditional basketball waistbands via a new manufacturing process that combines two types of knit mesh into one highly secure, breathable band. This is matched to a hybrid of engineered knit mesh in the back and a hydrophobic four-way stretch woven fabric in the front. Additionally, the front of the shorts features a mobility vent. Placed specifically where basketball players need it most, based on their five key movements, it reveals a flash of tights as athletes move. The result is a 35% more breathable kit than that worn in 2012.

Moving down the body, designers further reduced distraction with the Nike Elite Versatility basketball sock. A 360-degree ankle-support system, dynamic arch compression, anatomical design and footpad cushioning add to the comfort and locked-in feel of the sock, while Dri-FIT fabric wicks away moisture and increases breathability.

National Teams, including United States, Brasil, Spain and China, debut Nike Vapor Basketball Uniforms with AeroSwift technology for 2016. Each uniform’s respective aesthetic captures the energy of Rio and Brasil’s dramatic nature via the common theme of exploded, vivid color, which extends the respective country’s national palette with rich saturated hues and vibrant neons. Individual details reveal each country’s culture and history at the same time iridescent mesh numbers and names, which appear and disappear as athletes move, take inspiration from beetle wings.

Sustainable Innovation
    Nike Vapor uniforms with AeroSwift technology have been partially constructed from recycled polyester, which is rendered from plastic bottles to produce fine yarn. Since 2010, more than three billion plastic bottles have been diverted from landfills and converted into recycled polyester for Nike performance products.

KD 8 Elite : Advance performance innovation for KD stretch run

 

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We all known Kevin Durant play all around from offense to defense even on clutch time. He scores and lead OKC with his hot shooting and show’s dribbling skills on the hardcourt. The KD 8 Elite is another innovation specially for he’s stretch run’s during a fastbreak.

Created in collaboration with designer Leo Chang, the breakthrough basketball shoe features a calf-length compression sock, full-length visible Nike Zoom Air cushioning and Flywire technology with Kevlar® aramid fiber. Strategically placed non-stretch woven materials ensure a snug, secure fit while foam provides protection and comfort.

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“Transitioning from a low to high is a decision we made with confidence based on our ongoing feedback from Durant to always push the limit on innovative design,” says Chang.

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“The KD8 Elite is conceptually designed to blur the lines between the shoe, sock and tight; seamlessly transitioning between each so you can’t differentiate where one begins and the other ends.”

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Three key benefits of the KD8 Elite include:

1. Built-in, crew-length compression sock for enhanced support.

2. Full-length visible Nike Zoom Air cushioning for a responsive ride.

3. Flywire technology with Kevlar ® aramid fiber for superior lockdown.

 

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The KD8 Elite white colorway is available globally April 14 at nike.com and select retail locations. Two additional colorways will be available May 5 (grey) and May 26 (black).

The KD8 Elite will be available at Nike Park Fort, Nike Forum Greenhills, Nike Stadium Rockwell, and all Titan shops. Retail price will be 10,495 PHP.