NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Miami Heat

There’s an old saying which surely some of you may have heard before: “the shoes make the man.” Well, that maybe so, but in LeBron James’ case, if there wasn’t a man, there would be no shoe.

Nike first gave King James a signature sneaker back in 2003. A decade later, the Nike LeBron series is still going stronger than ever with the current

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Lebron Ambassador V Inline

LeBron Ambassador V "Inline"

Games played: 1
Dates worn: 11/29/2012
W-L: 1-0
Points: 23/game
Rebounds:
9/game
Assists:
7/game
Steals:
4/game
Turnovers:
4/game
Special notes: LeBron played only one complete game in a shoe that wasn't the LeBron X this season, and it's the Ambassador V "Inline," his Chinese market release.

LeBron X Lava

LeBron X "Lava"

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 12/6/2012
W-L: 0-1
Points: 31/game
Rebounds:
10/game
Assists:
9/game
Steals:
3/game
Turnovers:
2/game
Special notes: "Deep within the earth’s core, intense heat and pressure actively change the structure of carbon. Billions of its atoms are bonded together, producing pure diamonds." —Nike Basketball

LeBron Home 2

LeBron X "Home" PE

Games played: 2
Dates worn
: 11/3/2013, 11/5/2013
W-L: 2-0
Points: 21.5/game
Rebounds:
10/game
Assists:
6/game
Steals:
0/game
Turnovers:
1.5/game

LeBron Home 3

LeBron X "Home" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 12/10/2012
W-L: 1-0
Points: 27/game
Rebounds:
7/game
Assists:
6/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
3/game

LeBron Home 4

LeBron X "Home" PE

Games played: 5
Dates worn
: 1/6/2013, 1/23/2013, 2/10/2013, 3/12/2013, 3/24/2013
W-L: 5-0
Points: 26.8/game
Rebounds:
6.8/game
Assists:
8/game
Steals:
1.2/game
Turnovers:
3/game

LeBron Home 5

LeBron X "Home" PE

Games played: 9
Dates worn
: 1/4/2013, 1/25/2013, 2/4/2013, 2/6/2013, 2/8/2013, 2/12/2013, 2/24/2013, 3/22/2013, 4/9/2013
W-L: 8-1
Points: 27.4/game
Rebounds:
6.1/game
Assists:
7.7/game
Steals:
1.3/game
Turnovers:
3.1/game

LeBron Home 1

LeBron X "Home" PE

Games played: 9
Dates worn
: 11/7/2012, 11/21/2012, 11/24/2012, 12/8/2012, 12/12/2012, 12/15/2012, 12/18/2012, 12/22/2012, 1/2/2013
W-L: 8-1
Points: 26.7/game
Rebounds:
8.1/game
Assists:
7.2/game
Steals:
1.1/game
Turnovers:
3.1/game

LeBron X Christmas

LeBron X "Christmas"

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 12/25/2012
W-L: 1-0
Points: 29/game
Rebounds:
8/game
Assists:
9/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
3/game
Special notes: A special colorway for a special day. Nike rolled out the "Christmas" colorway of the LeBron X exclusively for the holiday season.

LeBron X Pressure

LeBron X "Pressure"

Games played: 5
Dates worn
:
11/9/2012, 11/12/2012, 11/17/2012, 12/26/2012, 12/28/2012
W-L: 4-1
Points:
28.4/game
Rebounds:
9.2/game
Assists:
6.2/game
Steals:
4.3/game
Turnovers:
3/game

LeBron X Bright Red

LeBron X "Bright Red" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 1/30/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 24/game
Rebounds:
9/game
Assists:
7/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
4/game

LeBron X Red Suede

LeBron X "Red Suede" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 2/14/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 39/game
Rebounds:
12/game
Assists:
7/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
4/game

LeBron X 20k 5k PE

LeBron X "20k 5k" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 1/16/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 25/game
Rebounds:
7/game
Assists:
10/game
Steals:
1/game
Turnovers:
1/game

LeBron X All Star

LeBron X "All-Star"

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 2/17/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 19/game
Rebounds:
3/game
Assists:
5/game
Steals:
1/game
Turnovers:
4/game
Special notes: No All-Star MVP Award for LeBron this year, but he did receive a blinged out "All-Star" version of the LeBron X.

LeBron X Portland

LeBron X "Portland" PE

Games played: 2
Dates worn
: 1/10/2013, 2/1/2013
W-L: 0-2
Points: 21.5/game
Rebounds:
8/game
Assists:
6/game
Steals:
1.5/game
Turnovers:
3.5/game
Special notes: Nike hooked LeBron up right on his trip west to Oregon with the player exclusive LeBron X "Portland" colorway, though Miami actually lost the game, and LeBron's 54-game with at least 20 points dating back to last season even came to a close.

LeBron X Carbon

LeBron X "Carbon"

Games played: 4
Dates worn
: 11/15/1012, 12/1/2012, 12/29/2012,  2/23/2013
W-L: 3-1
Points: 22.5/game
Rebounds:
8/game
Assists:
9/game
Steals:
1.5/game
Turnovers:
 3.5/game

LeBron X Black and University Red

LeBron X "Away Black/University Red" PE

Games played: 9
Dates worn
: 11/2/2012, 11/14/2012, 12/4/2012, 12/20/2012, 12/31/2012, 1/8/2013, 1/14/2013, 2/21/2013, 2/26/2013
W-L: 4-5
Points: 28.8/game
Rebounds:
8.4/game
Assists:
8/game
Steals:
1.6/game
Turnovers:
4/game

LeBron X Prism

LeBron X "Prism"

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 3/1/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 18/game
Rebounds:
8/game
Assists:
10/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
1/game

LeBron X Carmex ID

LeBron X "Carmex ID"

Games played: 1/2
Dates worn
: 3/3/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 10
Rebounds:
3
Assists:
2
Steals:
0
Turnovers:
2
Special notes: Worn during first half of a March 3rd game against the New York Knicks. The bright yellow silhouette was designed by King James himself.

LeBron X Silver Red

LeBron X "Silver/Red" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 3/10/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 13/game
Rebounds:
6/game
Assists:
7/game
Steals:
1/game
Turnovers:
4/game

LeBron X Black Suede

LeBron X "Black Suede" PE

Games played: 2
Dates worn
: 1/27/2013, 3/27/2013
W-L: 0-2
Points: 33/game
Rebounds:
11.5/game
Assists:
5/game
Steals:
2.5/game
Turnovers:
3.5/game

LeBron X Grey Red PE

LeBron X "Grey/Red" PE

Games played: 1 1/2
Dates worn
: 3/3/2013, 3/18/2013
W-L: 2-0
Points: 37.3/game
Rebounds:
10/game
Assists:
11.3/game
Steals:
3.3/game
Turnovers:
3.3/game
Special notes: Along with wearing the "Grey/Red" colorway in a March 18th win against Boston, LeBron switched to the shoe from the Carmex iD colorway for the second half on March 3rd.

LeBron X Jade

LeBron X "Jade"

Games played: 1/2
Dates worn
: 4/12/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 8
Rebounds:
2
Assists:
0
Steals:
0
Turnovers:
1
Special notes: Worn during first half of April 12 game against Boston

LeBron VI Fairfax Away PE

LeBron VI "Fairfax Away" PE

Games played: 1/2
Dates worn
: 3/20/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 19 
Rebounds:
10
Assists:
7
Steals:
3
Turnovers:
0
Special notes: Along with the LeBron Ambassador V "Inline," the LeBron VI "Fairfax Away" is the only other shoe worn by James this season that wasn't the LeBron X. The shoe hit the court for the second half of a March 20th matchup against Cleveland.

LeBron X Matte PE

LeBron X "Matte" PE

Games played: 10
Dates worn
: 1/17/2013, 2/3/2013, 2/20/2013, 3/4/2013, 3/6/2013, 3/8/2013, 3/13/2013, 3/15/2013, 3/17/2013, 3/25/2013
W-L: 10-0
Points: 26.5/game
Rebounds:
8.2/game
Assists:
7.1/game
Steals:
1.8/game
Turnovers:
3.1/game
Special notes: LeBron was a perfect 10-0 in the LeBron X "Matte" PE this season.

LeBron X SilverRed 2

LeBron X "Silver/Red" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 3/29/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 36/game
Rebounds:
4/game
Assists:
6/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
3/game

LeBron X White Grey

LeBron X "White/Grey" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 4/6/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 27/game
Rebounds:
4/game
Assists:
5/game
Steals:
1/game
Turnovers:
1/game

LeBron X Elite Turquoise

LeBron X PS Elite "Turqoiuse" PE

Games played: 1/2
Dates worn
: 4/12/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 12
Rebounds:
4
Assists:
9
Steals:
0
Turnovers:
1
Special notes: Worn during second half of April 12 game against Boston.

LeBron X Pewter

LeBron X "Pewter" PE

Games played: 1 1/2
Dates worn
: 3/20/2013, 4/14/2013
W-L: 2-0
Points: 20/game
Rebounds:
6/game
Assists:
6/game
Steals: .
7/game 
Turnovers:
4.7/game
Special notes: Worn during first half of March 30 game against Cleveland. Also worn during April 12 game against Chicago.

LeBron X MVP

LeBron X "MVP"

Games played: 1/2
Dates worn
: 5/6/2013
W-L: 0-1
Points: 2
Rebounds:
4
Assists:
3
Steals:
0
Turnovers:
2
Special notes: In honor of LeBron's fourth career MVP award, Nike released the limited edition "MVP" colorway of the LeBron X. James wore the shoe for the first half of Game 1 of the Heat's playoff series against Chicago.

LeBron X PS Elite WhiteBlack PE

LeBron X PS Elite "White/Black" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 5/22/2013
W-L: 1-0
Points: 30/game
Rebounds:
11/game
Assists:
5/game 
Steals:
0/game
Turnovers:
4/game

LeBron X PS Elite GreyRed PE

LeBron X PS Elite "Grey/Red" PE

Games played: 2
Dates worn
: 5/13/2013, 5/24/2013
W-L: 1-1
Points: 31.5/game
Rebounds:
7.5/game
Assists:
5.5/game
Steals:
2.5/game
Turnovers:
5/game

LeBron X PS Elite Matte Grey PE

LeBron X PS Elite "Matte Grey" PE

Games played: 2
Dates worn
: 4/23/2013, 5/26/2013
W-L: 2-0
Points: 20.5/game
Rebounds:
6/game
Assists:
4.5/game
Steals:
0.5/game
Turnovers:
2/game

LeBron X PS Elite Away PE

LeBron X PS Elite "Away" PE

Games played: 5 1/2*
Dates worn
: 4/25/2013, 5/10/2013, 5/28/2013, 5/30/2013*, 6/13/2013, 6/16/2013,
W-L: 4-2
Points: 25.5/game
Rebounds: 6.9/game
Assists: 5.6/game
Steals: 1.6/game
Turnovers: 2.7/game

LeBron X PS Elite Home PE

LeBron X PS Elite "Home" PE

Games played: 4 full, 2 half
Dates worn
: 4/21/2013, 5/6/2013*, 5/8/2013, 5/30/2013*, 6/3/2013, 6/9/2/2013
W-L: 5-1
Points: 27.2/game
Rebounds:
8.2/game
Assists:
7.4/game
Steals:
2.4/game
Turnovers:
3/game

LeBron X Championship

LeBron X "Championship"

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 10/30/2102
W-L: 1-0
Points: 26/game
Rebounds:
10/game
Assists:
3/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
0
Special notes: Worn by LeBron for season opener against Boston. Special "Championship" colorway to commemorate Miami's title run in 2012.

LeBron X Veterans Day

LeBron X "Veteran's Day" PE

Games played: 1
Dates worn
: 11/11/2012
W-L: 0-1
Points: 20/game
Rebounds:
10/game
Assists:
6/game
Steals:
2/game
Turnovers:
2/game
Special notes: Special Veteran's Day colorway.

LeBron X PS Elite Alternate

LeBron X PS Elite "Alternate" PE

Games played: 4
Dates worn
: 4/28/2013, 5/15/2013, 6/1/2013, 6/11/2013
W-L: 2-2
Points: 24.3/game
Rebounds: 8.3/game
Assists: 6.5/game
Steals: 2.3/game
Turnovers: 3.3/game

LeBron X PS Elite Finals

LeBron X PS Elite "Finals" PE

Games played: 3
Dates worn
: 6/6/2013, 6/18/2013, 6/20/2013
W-L: 2-1
Points: 29/game
Rebounds: 
13.4/game
Assists:
8.3/game
Steals: 
1.7/game
Turnovers:
2/game

Gurvinder Singh Gandu is a New York City-based writer and wear-tester for Sneaker Report, and contributor to Complex Media. Follow him @GurvinderSG for the latest in performance footwear and gear.

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