The Nike KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” is the 5th signature shoe from Kevin Durant to pay tribute to his late Aunt Pearl who passed away from lung cancer in 2000.
To keep her memories and spirit alive, Nike Basketball and KD continue to release special edition Nike KD series inspired by Aunt Pearl.
Proceeds from the shoe will go to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund that was founded in 2007 and an organization in which Nike is a founding partner.
The “Aunt Pearl” edition of the Nike KD 8 is dressed in the traditional Pink, Black and White color scheme. The shoe features a full floral print covering the entire upper, with a Black Nike Swoosh on the sides, Pink laces, a White midsole and Pink translucent outsole. The shoe is finished with he traditional Think Pink ribbon on the heels.
Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Release Date
Check out the image below and look for the Nike KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” to release on Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at select Nike Basketball retail stores. The retail price tag is set at $200 USD.
Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl
February 22, 2016
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UPDATE: Paying respect to KD’s beloved late aunt while supporting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, is the release of the “Aunt Pearl” Nike KD 8 that will be available tomorrow at shops like Sneaker Politics. Let us know if you’ll be copping or passing?
UPDATE: A closer look at the KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” that will be available on Monday, February 22nd at shops like Foot Locker.
UPDATE: Nike has officially unveiled the “Aunt Pearl” Nike KD 8 that drops on February 22nd.
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UPDATE: First look at the Nike KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” via @mo_schin0.