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Paying Tribute to KD’s Late Aunt, the Nike KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” Debuts Tomorrow

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.

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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
Vivid Pink/Black-Phantom
819148-603
February 22, 2016
$200

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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?

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

KD 8 Aunt Pearl Think Pink Available

UPDATE: A closer look at the KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” that will be available on Monday, February 22nd at shops like Foot Locker.

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Pink Floral

UPDATE: Nike has officially unveiled the “Aunt Pearl” Nike KD 8 that drops on February 22nd.

Nike KD8 Aunt Pearl Available

Nike KD8 Aunt Pearl Available

Nike KD8 Aunt Pearl Available

Nike KD8 Aunt Pearl Available

Nike KD8 Aunt Pearl Available

Nike KD8 Aunt Pearl Available

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UPDATE: Detailed images of the Nike KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” are surfacing and for those looking to scoop them up early hit up eBay.

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

UPDATE: Get a full look at the “Aunt Pearl” Nike KD 8 via eBay and @J23App.

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

Aunt Pearl Nike KD 8 PRM

UPDATE: Another preview look at the Nike KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” via @23penny and @ornolkarb.

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Release Date

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl

UPDATE: First look at the Nike KD 8 “Aunt Pearl” via @mo_schin0.

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Release Date

Nike KD 8 Aunt Pearl Release Date

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