Nike Air Zoom KD9 reflects the progress of the play, but also represents the evolution of basketball shoes trend. In order to Kevin Durant’s all-around skill and its amazing stadium coverage,the KD9 is equipped with advanced Nike Flyknit construction and Zoom Air for basketball Demand provides support, comfort and feedback.Designed by Leo Chang, Flyknit’s upper craft makes precision to pixel level and enhances packageability. Specifically, this structure is precisely woven to form a unique honeycomb structure, designed for the multi-directional movement of basketball and Durant’s horizontal explosive force and build. Flyknit technology in the effective locking of the front foot while also ensuring the flexibility of foot movement, vamp both lightweight and tough characteristics.
After yesterday’s preview via the miniature casts of the shoe, Nike officially unveils Kevin Durant’s ninth signature shoe, the Nike KD 9. Featuring a progressive Flyknit upper and the most advanced Zoom Air cushioning, the KD 9 is a result of uber-meticulous engineering that goes down to the pixel. Designer Leo Chang looked beyond Kevin Durant’s style of play and into the on-court coverage the elite star paces each game; KD averages about 4 miles of ground per NBA game, which amounts to over 15 marathons per season. The KD 9 is scheduled to release this June 20th, 2016 so get familiar with this upcoming signature and keep your eyes peeled – KD just may break them out for the Playoffs.
NIKE KD 9
Release Date: May 5, 2017