New LeBron James Nike shoes, 'tempered steel' inspired design

The LEBRON 11 Gamma Blue highlights a new approach to containment, support and natural motion; created in a shade of blue representing unbreakable

strength. 


The LEBRON 11 Gamma Blue colorway will be available globally at select retail locations and Nike.com beginning Nov. 16.

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(Photos and captions courtesy of Nike)



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The Gamma Blue inspiration is based around tempered steel. At high heat, steel develops an oxide layer that's blue in color. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The Gamma Blue inspiration is based around tempered steel. At high heat, steel develops an oxide layer that's blue in color.
The Gamma Blue inspiration is based around tempered steel. At high heat, steel develops an oxide layer that's blue in color. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
After being forged, steel is treated again to create an unbreakable resistance similar to LeBron's style of play on the court. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
After being forged, steel is treated again to create an unbreakable resistance similar to LeBron's style of play on the court.
After being forged, steel is treated again to create an unbreakable resistance similar to LeBron's style of play on the court. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
A smooth Swoosh represents the tempered steel spectrum, from yellow to the distinctive blue. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
A smooth Swoosh represents the tempered steel spectrum, from yellow to the distinctive blue.
A smooth Swoosh represents the tempered steel spectrum, from yellow to the distinctive blue. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The Gamma Blue plated panels of the Nike Hyperposite technology shields the foot for defense. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The Gamma Blue plated panels of the Nike Hyperposite technology shields the foot for defense.
The Gamma Blue plated panels of the Nike Hyperposite technology shields the foot for defense. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The LEBRON 11 Gamma Blue colorway represents superior integrity, optimal strength and strong impact resistance. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The LEBRON 11 Gamma Blue colorway represents superior integrity, optimal strength and strong impact resistance.
The LEBRON 11 Gamma Blue colorway represents superior integrity, optimal strength and strong impact resistance. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe.
The new LEBRON 11 Nike shoe. Photos and captions courtesy of Nike.

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