words // Luis Sanchez

Releasing as the first of three college colorways Nike Basketball has to offer is this all-new black and royal combination representing for the University of Kentucky Wildcats. Easily one of the most innovative Nike Basketball shoes on the market, the LeBron 9 is seen here working in a color combo that’s perfect for the Wildcats’ road games this college basketball season.

Black is seen working most of the synthetic upper, while varsity royal runs along the toe, mudguard, ankle and heel areas. White is seen working the Swoosh and outsole, while varsity royal does it’s job once more on the tongue signature and the 180 heel Air bag as well.

The University of Kentucky Nike Lebron 9 is now available for purchase from Eastbay.

Available now: Nike LeBron 9