Complete Visual History of the Nike LeBron James Shoe Line

Complete Visual History of the Nike LeBron James Shoe Line

When Nike took a $90 million dollar chance on a 18-year-old kid, fresh out of high school, people questioned the decision. No, not that decision. Was Nike so desperate to find a replacement for Michael Jordan, that they would throw millions at anyone? Didn't they learn their lesson from all the the other "next" Michael Jordans?

Well, even as a teenager, LeBron James was not just anyone and the lucrative endorsement deal made him a multi-millionaire before he was even drafted. This oft-criticized contract looks downright reasonable many years later and although he has not replaced Michael Jordan, LeBron James is as close as anyone has ever been. To be clear, Michael Jordan will never be replaced, but at his current pace, James may one day stand alongside him.

The following list details each of the yearly signature LeBron James shoe offerings from Nike. The chronological listing includes an image of the shoes as well as an image of LeBron James wearing the shoes in-game. The specific NBA season for each edition is also included.

It is important to note that only one main release is covered for each season. The list does not include the many colorways, Soldier and Ambassador variations, or the low-top versions of the LeBron James shoes that have been released.

Nike LeBron James Sneaker Visual Guide

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Air Zoom Generation: 2003-04

Nike LeBron Air Zoom Generation 1 I Image

Zoom LeBron II: 2004-05

Nike Zoom LeBron II 2 Image

Zoom LeBron III: 2005-06

Nike Zoom LeBron III 3 Image

Zoom LeBron IV: 2006-07

Nike Zoom LeBron IV 4 Image

Zoom LeBron V: 2007-08

Nike Zoom LeBron V Image

Air Max LeBron VI: 2008-09

Nike Zoom LeBron VI 6 Image

Air Max LeBron VII: 2009-10

Nike Air Max LeBron VII 7 Image

Air Max LeBron 8: 2010-11

Nike Air Max LeBron 8 VIII Image

LeBron 9: 2011-12

Nike LeBron 9 IX Image

LeBron X: 2012-13

Nike LeBron X 10 Image

LeBron 11: 2013-14

LeBron James 11 Sneaker Collage Image

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Nike lebron 10 size 9
$195.99
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Sample Promo LEBRON James NIKE Zoom Soldier IV Qam Cool Dk Gray Plum Shoes 17.5
$69.99
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NIKE Lebron 8 V 2 Entourage size 9 Photo Blue Black Tour Yellow
$200.00
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$180.00
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Nike Lebron XI 11 BHM Black History Month DS Size 9
$180.00
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NIKE LEBRON ZOOM SOLDIER VI TB NEW Mens White Royal Basketball Shoes 525017-105
$89.88
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NIKE LEBRON ZOOM SOLDIER VI TB NEW Mens White Royal Basketball Shoes 525017-105
$89.88
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Nike LeBron 11 Low "La Maison Du LeBron" "Polka Dots" Men's Size 10.5 MESSAGE ME
$230.00
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Lebron VII P.S. (POP) Size 8
$81.00
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Nike Lebron xi 11 'Christmas'
$230.00
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lebron low 10
$100.00
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Nike LEBRON 9 P.S. Elite "South Beach" Gray Mint Pink Size 9.5 Mens Playoffs zz
$449.99
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Nike Lebron Bhm Size 10 Very Good Condition 9.5 10.5
$140.00
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Nike Zoom Lebron IV 4 Black Red Crimson Cavs 314647 002 XI Heat 2006 PE Size 11
$79.99
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2012 Nike Lebron James IX Big Bang AS Galaxy All-Star Orange Mens Sport Shoes 9
$299.99
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NIKE ZOOM LEBRON III white black - Varsity Crimson Men's Size 10
$120.00
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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