The "LeBrnold Palmer 9 Lows" basketball shoes
By mustang6560 on 7/13/12
As Jonathan Wall points out, LeBron James named his new Nike basketball shoe line after golf legend Arnold Palmer.
LeBron James tweeted: "LeBronold Palmer 9 lows ‪#yikes‬"
It appears Nike is testing the waters by having LeBron tweet a picture of the prototype basketball shoes. As cool as it would be to drink an Arnold Palmer after a pick up game of basketball wearing my LeBronld Palmer 9 Lows, the Company isn't about to invest millions of dollars to produce the shoes if no one is going to buy them.

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birdieXris says:
my god, those are the ugliest things i've ever seen.
7/13/12
 
sjduffers says:
Is the bottom right picture showing the inside of the shoe? Seriously an Arnold Palmer drink where those stinky feet have been? I don't know what they are thinking but when I see folks spending thousands of $ on sneakers, I don't know what to think either... This is just awful and I can't believe that Arnold would lend his name to this!
7/13/12
 
GolfSmith7 says:
please tell me thats a bad joke! smh
7/13/12
 
Kurt the Knife says:
was this story on the The Onion?
7/13/12
 
falcon50driver says:
Thanks, I just lost my lunch on my shoes, and now they look just like those.
7/14/12
 
Matt F says:
The story is actually real...Lebron should stick to playing basketball because he sucks arse as a designer.

Oh, and keeping his mum away from his team mates.
7/14/12
 
mustang6560 says:
Low blow, mwfaith, low blow.
7/14/12
 
madmx99 says:
Are we sure those aren't suppose to be Mrs. Palmer's shoes?
7/14/12
 
Torleif Sorenson says:
LeBron James has a serious judgmental impairment; first he does an ego-maniacal, self-serving, 60-minute ESPN special to tell his fans where he's going to sign a contract... and now this. Just looking at those shoes give me a headache.

What on God's green Earth were Phil Knight and his marketing people thinking?
7/14/12
 
Torleif Sorenson says:
Those shoes belong on a re-make of TV's "Miami Vice" - not in a sports venue.
7/14/12
 
Panerai111 says:
I'll take em!
7/14/12
 
Matt F says:
@mustang...yeah it is, but sometimes the truth hurts! LOL
7/15/12
 
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