Nike has confirmed the released of NBA superstar Kyrie Irving’s news shoes – the Kyrie 2 “Kyrache.”
The last Nike signature shoe of the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar point guard was dubbed as “Kyrache” because it was inspired by the iconic 1992 Nike Air Flight Huarache. According to Nike, these colors were a huge hit when it was released in 1992, the same year Irving was born.
The famous 1992 Nike Air Flight Huarache basketball shoe was designed by Eric Avar, Sneaker News wrote.
The Kyrie 2 “Kyrache” has the White/Bold Berry/Lyon Blue/Black colorway, with a white-based upper with a bold berry strap. It has a blue tongue with Kyrie Irving’s official logo on the insole and outsole and was finished off with white midsole and outsole, Morning News USA wrote.
Kicks on Fire described the Kyrie 2 “Kyrache” as “simply inheriting the same colors of the classic silhouette, bold purple and blue color-blocking … with an exoskeleton design mimicking the intuitive fit of ancient Mayan sandals.”
Sneaker News reported that Irving was first spotted wearing the “Kyrache” during a Cavaliers game against the Utah Jazz earlier this year. Fans were curious if Nike will release the kicks until Nike confirmed recently that Kyrie 2 ‘Kyrache’ will be available in the market.
You can grab these sneakers starting on Saturday, June 11 for only US$120 (AU$163). Kid’s sizes, however, will come out early. The Kyrie 2 ‘Kyrache’ smaller sizes will be available on the Nike website and other official retailers on Tuesday, June 7, for US$100 (AU$136) per pair.
In March, Nike released Kyrie 2 Cavs which featured in Midnight Navy, University Gold, and University Red colorway. It has a price tag of US$125 (AU$169). The Cavalier star player also dropped an Easter collection back in April. He also released the Kyrie 2 Christmas edition which had a zig-zag embossed graphic that mimics teeth.
It was earlier reported had that Irving’s signature shoes have been popular among sneaker fans for several reasons. Among them is its affordable price, cushioning, and stability.