Unless you’ve been living in a cabin out in the forest for a few months sans Internet, you know that LeBron James returning to his place of birth to play again for the Cleveland Cavaliers was a very big deal. To celebrate, Nike and James selected 12 “Ohio heroes,” people who are making a big difference in their communities, and designed a special version of the Nike LeBron 12 to honor them and represent their stories.
Basketball Coach Dru Joyce and his Nike LeBron 12 ID
Basketball coach Dru Joyce, who coached LeBron when he was at Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School in Akron, and Jonathan Sawyer, one of Cleveland’s most renowned chefs, are included in this prestigious group, along with a Cleveland firefighter, a doctor, a teacher and others. James will wear one of the shoes in an upcoming game. Take a closer look at the kicks below and check out the full post over at Nike.
Chef Jonathan Sawyer and his Nike LeBron 12 ID
Firefighter Billy Hundt and his Nike LeBron 12 ID
Boy’s and Girl’s Club Director Richard Starr and his Nike LeBron 12 ID