When you think of LeBron James and his rookie season, you can't forget about the Nike Air Zoom Generation. This sneaker silhouette turned out to be his very first signature. Interestingly enough, the shoe did not even have his name attached to it. However, James certainly made it his. Subsequently, he was able to produce a very successful signature line with Nike, that remains one of the bestsellers on the market. That said, fans still have a very deep attachment to the Air Zoom Generation.
2023 just so happens to be a big year for the Nike Air Zoom Generation as it is officially turning 20 years old. Yes, that's right, LeBron wore these in 2003 when he was just starting out in the league. Overall, this is a massive birthday for the shoe. Twenty years is a lot, and you can be sure that Nike is trying to honor this shoe the only way they know how. This includes some amazing retros, as well as some brand-new color schemes.
"First Game" Nike Air Zoom Generation
Above and below, you can find the Nike Air Zoom Generation "First Game." This is a colorway that is modeled after the shoe LeBron wore during his first-ever home game with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Firstly, the shoe begins with some white leather on the toe box, which then goes up the sides. Secondly, some red mesh can be found on the side panels. Lastly, navy blue helps complement the red and white details nicely. When you combine all of these elements together, you get an incredible colorway that will certainly impress people.
If you are planning on copping these, you will be able to do so as of March 21st for a price of $180 USD. These are great for the court, and if you love LeBron, then these are going to be one of those must-cops. Even if you don't plan to wear them, they could be a great addition to any collection. Let us know what you think of these, in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for more news from around the sneaker world.