Durant Looks Toward Home
KD’s childhood interest in pursuing a career as a meteorologist inspired the previous incarnations of the shoe. The theme makes another appearance with the KD7.
The KD7 colorway narrative begins with lightning, but also also builds on KD’s insight of wanting to be lightning-quick. We here at ‘LLERO are betting men so were pretty sure that Durant’s team name – the Thunder – also played a part in the look.
A silhouette of his home state of Maryland is embedded on the outsole; and the forefoot strap includes the names of his mother Wanda, his grandmother Barbara, his father Wayne and his brother Tony. Despite all Durant’s accomplishments, you gotta love the nod to his roots.