The LeBron James sneaker linked with arguably greatest moment isn’t one of his signature shoes. The iconic block on Andre Iguodala in game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals had LeBron wearing the Nike Zoom Solider 10.
The sneaker featured three straps on the midfoot and ankle area, providing lockdown despite the lack of laces. Large Zoom Air units in the heel and forefoot allowed for bouncy steps and landings. A TPU shank is lodged between these units for added stability.
The King debuted the LeBron Soldier 10 in the 2016 Finals, switching between that and the LeBron 13. James went 4-0 in the Soldier 10 while going 0-3 in the LeBron 13. Is it the shoes?