Nike LeBron 5 (2007)
The Lion’s crest on the tongue and the midfoot strap make the LeBron 5 one of my favorites. But the Ohio State Buckeyes colorup is the perfect placement of everything. Kudos to Nike and their colorists for a home run on these. Err, slam dunk.
Nick Engvall is a sneaker enthusiast with over 15 years of experience in the footwear business. He has written for publications such as Complex, Sole Collector, and Sneaker News, helped companies like Eastbay, Finish Line, Foot Locker, and StockX better connect with their consumers, has an addiction to burritos and Sour Patch Kids, and owns way too many shoes for his own good.