With a new season comes an all new LeBron James signature shoe. The LEBRON 8 is built on a basketball specific Max Air 360 unit – combined with Flywire technology – for the ultimate cushioning with lightweight comfort and lockdown control. With a luxurious, supple all-natural leather upper, the LEBRON 8 is classically crafted and modeled after the shell of a dress shoe. Functional detailing in the perimeter of the outsole provides flexibility while representing LeBron’s personal inspiration points. Lightweight multidirectional herringbone pattern specifically designed for LeBron’s first step and his quick cuts.The China Edition sports in white and red, in addition, a speckled max air unit and icy sole. The lion on the front-side of the tongue represents LeBron’s ravenous nature – like that of a hunter on the basketball court. The China Edition replaced the western lion style to the ancient Chinese style lion rock. The same lion rock is also featured on the back heel as well as the sole.The tongue-back label is a nod to bespoke off court attire, and highlights the crafted nature of the LEBRON 8 made specifically for Mr. LeBron James. The numbers 828 represent the 82 regular season games and the 28 playoff games.The Swoosh design was moved back on the LEBRON 8 towards the rear of the shoe, ending on unique spoiler loop, to symbolize LeBron’s speed on court. Max Air 360 unit was designed for ultimate cushioning and impact protection.