Is This the LeBron XII?

Photos leaked via the Internet may give us a glimpse at the upcoming Nike LeBron XII.

Presumed LeBron XII Photos Leaked

Is This the LeBron XII?

The hype is real. Earlier this week, a few photos leaked, showing us what the LeBron XII might look like. Instagram user KicksOrDie shared images of the shoe, which appears to be made mostly of Flyknit material with a unique 7-pod design on the sole. Before you overreact, understand that this could be a very early image of the shoe, and nowhere near what it might look like when released.

It does appear that Nike switched up the heel from the LeBron XI, a shoe that James has been vocal about not liking. For most of this season, he has worn Air Zoom Soldier 7's rather than his own XI's. We have to assume that his decision played a major role in the development of the LeBron XII.

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At this point, with no official announcement regarding the LeBron XII, we will just have to wait for Nike's next move. Despite the release of these photos, there's no timetable for the shoe's launch. James's ability to test the free agency waters this summer could influence the timing. STACK will continue to update you with information about the shoe when it become available from Nike.

LeBron XII sole design

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