The Nike Lebron 15 is a shoe that is a unique member of the Nike family. There have been many reviews posted and some fans extol its magnificence while others who are not enamored of the shoe will tell you of its drawbacks. For all the good that has been said and all the bad, here are ten things you didn't know about the Lebron 15.
1. People with long and narrow feet can get a perfect fit
The Lebron 15 by nature is built to be a shoe that runs long and narrow. This makes it an ideal choice for those who have feet that fall into these two categories. If you have wide feet that are short and stodgy, then it's not going to work for you unless you buy a large size and walk around with huge areas of dead space. That's no fun. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why some of its critics were not pleased with the fit? This certainly accounts for the most common complaint about the dead space at the toe.
2. It's hard to make a Lebron 15 squeak
For some people, a squeaky tennis shoe is annoying and embarrassing, but then there are those who thoroughly enjoy making these sounds to get next to the ones who don't like it. The reason why the LeBron 15s won't squeak is because of the unique material that is used for the rubber outsoles. This translucent material simply doesn't produce a squeak. You can take a fast run and come to what would otherwise result n a screeching halt, and unless you're really skilled at chirping sneakers, there won't be a squeak.
3. People of light weight won't appreciate the full benefits of the Lebron 15
It's a proven fact that athletes who are light in weight are not as likely to feel the Air Max unit that is built into the heel. They simply don't weigh enough to experience the benefit. Heavier athletes, however, will enjoy the additional responsiveness that they feel coming from the midsole.
4. The Battle knit upper isn't just hype
Name brand shoes often come up with a new type of material that may or may not provide extra benefits for the shoe. In the case of Nike's LeBon 15, the Battle knit material is tested and proven to be effective. It makes the shoe light, flexible and very soft.
5. They take a while to break in
If you go through a period of time when your new Lebron 15 shoes feel a little tight or stiff, it's perfectly normal. They just need a little time to get broken in. With use, they will limber up and become a lot more comfortable.
6. The Lebron James brand has a hidden message
Every pair of Lebron James' basketball shoes is made with a hidden message of some type in them. This is one of his signatures, but not everyone is aware of it. He does this by encrypting his message in the design of the shoe. For example, take a look at the heel tab of the Lebron James XII. There is a series of numbers that just happen to be the Beaverton, Oregon zip code. This is where the Nike headquarters is located.
7. The Lebron 15 is the shoe of giants
James designed the shoes to be perfect for big people who have ample weight behind every step. The design is ideal for them if they're feet are also long and narrow. His creation is the ideal basketball for someone just like him. This doesn't mean that everyone else won't fall in love with it, but these are the people who will benefit the most from the unique design.
8. The shoelaces are worth talking about
Most people take their shoelaces for granted until one of them breaks in the middle and causes a problem. The shoelaces in the Lebron 15 are strong, durable and when you tie them securely, they stay tied even when you're involved in an intense physical activity.
9. This shoe can breathe
Have you ever stopped to think of what a shoe that can't breath can do to your feet? When there's no airflow circulating through the shoe, you're going to have an increase in overheating, sweating and a lot of discomforts. That's not to mention the formation of odor. Lebron 15 sneakers are very breathable and they allow just the right amount of air through.
10. They're really a great shoe for a guard
When we say this, we're referring to the position on the basketball court. The Lebron 15 shoe provides amazing grip and when lateral movements are made, it gives players the ultimate in control.
Written by Garrett Parker
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