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LeBron James’ Classic Nike LeBron 8 ‘South Beach’ Is Reportedly Returning In 2021

A fan-favorite style from LeBron James’ Nike signature line is reportedly making a comeback in 2021.

Sneaker leaker social media account @soleheatonfeet shared an image of the Nike LeBron 8 “South Beach” yesterday, a makeup that originally released in October 2010. Nike Basketball launched the silhouette in this South Beach-inspired color scheme prior to the start of the 2010-11 NBA season as a nod to King James’ first season with the Miami Heat. According to the account, the shoe will be returning to retail in early 2021.

The Nike LeBron 8 “South Beach” sports a predominantly teal leather upper that’s contrasted by black accents on the Swoosh and eyestay, while pink hits cover the tongue, laces and eyelets. Continuing the look is a full-length Max Air 360 unit in the midsole along with a translucent outsole underneath.

While @soleheatonfeet shared the early info on Instagram, the “South Beach” LeBron 8’s return slated for early 2021 has yet to be confirmed by Nike.

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For fans who aren’t interested in waiting until next year to pick up a pair, you can buy the Nike LeBron 8 “South Beach” now on the resale market. At the time of publication, the 2010 release is currently reselling for around $1,007 on StockX.

In related Nike news, the Swoosh has released a new ad titled “You Can’t Stop LA” to celebrate LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers capturing the NBA championship yesterday.

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