INDEPENDENCE (92.3 The Fan) – A group of kids from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation got quite the surprise last week at the Cavaliers’ practice facility, Cleveland Clinic Courts.
A visit from LeBron James.
And a new pair of shoes that were designed by The King himself.
Check Out the video produced by Nike of their visit.
James collaborated with Nike designers to develop a shoe that would be easier for disabled athletes of all ages to put on and take off.
“It’s about us empowering every kid and everybody to understand that we are all athletes,” James said in a release from Nike. “For myself and Nike to be able to collaborate on a project like this has been special since the very first time it was brought to the table.”
The 4-time NBA MVP and 3-time NBA champion handed each kid a pair of the brand new Nike Soldier 10 FlyEase before they got the opportunity to take them for a test drive by shooting hoops in the Cavs’ gym.
The shoes were released Monday morning by Nike.