Though the lockout is basically officially over, Nike was prepared for the event of a lost season and they created a “Lockout Pack” of sneakers for some of their top hoops athletes. The “Lockout Pack” features sneakers that are inspired by jobs that players were interested should their day job of playing Basketball didn’t work out this year. The “Weatherman” Nike Zoom KD IV is inspired by Kevin Durant’s fascination with meteorology and being a Weatherman. The Nike Zoom KD IV “Weatherman” features a Green upper representing a green screen, thermo-mapping scans of Kevin’s actual footprint on the outsole, and weather inspired graphics wrapping the upper heel that pays homage to Weatherman Durant.
The “Weatherman” Nike Zoom KD IV is set to officially release on 12/10 in limited numbers at House of Hoops locations.
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