Nike Basketball will retro the Nike Air Zoom Generation First Game shoe that LeBron James wore during his first NBA game on October 29, 2003 on the road against the Sacramento Kings. This is a follow up to the Nike Air Zoom Generation that debuted back in January 2017 as a nod to LeBron’s Cleveland debut.
In his “First Game” in the NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers’ No. 1 overall draft pick racked up 25 points, nine assists, six rebounds and four steals in 42 minutes. Though, the Cavs lost 106-92, this was just the beginning to us witnessing LeBron becoming King James.
Dressed in its original White, Varsity Crimson and Black color scheme. Built with Nike’s sphere liner, heel Max Air unit and forefoot Zoom Air, with a fully sleeved tongue. As a nod to his “First Game” the date 10-29-2003 is expected to be stitched into the collar.
Nike Air Zoom Generation First Game Release Date
According to Foot Locker, look for the Nike Air Zoom Generation “First Game” to release on August 26th. The retail price tag is set at $175 USD.
In October, Nike will be bringing back the “Black” pair to complete the three classic colorways wore by LeBron during his rookie season.
Color: White/White-Varsity Crimson-Black
Style Code: AJ4204-101
Release Date: August 26, 2017
UPDATE: Nike releases official photos of the “First Game” Air Zoom Generation.
UPDATE: First look at the 2017 Retro Nike Air Zoom Generation “First Game” via Sole Collector.