Seattle Storm point guard Sue Bird received an exclusive colorway of the Nike Kyrie 5. Now, it turns out that the special edition basketball sneaker will be released to the public.
The latest offering of the Kyrie 5 boasts a white-based mid-cut upper that’s paired with colorful texts and graphics throughout the sneaker. The term “#KeepSueFresh,” which is embroidered onto the heel counter, was coined by star Brooklyn Nets baller Kyrie Irving during a conversation with the sportswear giant; he told them to make sure the WNBA star is always laced with new kicks from his signature line. Unlike the version that Bird wore on court, the retail pair swaps out the translucent outsole for a light blue rubber outsole.
Nike has yet to announce an official release date for the “Keep Sue Fresh” Nike Kyrie 5, but rumors have it that the pair may only be released in grade-school sizing on Nike.com and at select Nike retailers for $110.
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