The KD8 features two technical firsts in a Nike Basketball shoe: a Flyweave upper and an articulated full-length Zoom Air unit. These elements work in tandem to provide Durant with a versatility, fit and responsiveness engineered for basketball’s most dynamic player.
Speed and strength breaks ankles on the court, but it can also turn heads on the street. one of the first things KD picked up after the draft was a cherry-red ride with 600hp. Its high-octane V-8 was the automotive mirror of KD’s offense, and the perfect way to arrive at the arena before taking it over.
The KD is the first Nike Basketball shoe to bring high-strength woven textile that can be designed in high resolution, down to the pixel, for the rigors of basketball footwork. The introduction of Flyweave along with the Flyknit upper that debuted in the KOBE 9 in 2013, continues Nike Basketball’s leadership in engineered textiles. Combined with Flywire cables in the forefoot, Flyweave locks you in like a seatbelt, but moves and feels like a second skin.
The Nike KD8 Grade-School (V8) is available soon at RUVilla.com and at a Villa location near you!