The 25 Most Controversial Things That Ever Happened In Sneakers

11. LeBron's sneakers predict the future.

Year: 2013
Sneaker: Nike LeBron X Low

It is the nature of things that occasionally products commemorating an event must be manufactured before said even actually occurs, which is why every year poor nations receive shipments of championship t-shirts that celebrate an alternate reality. (Somewhere, the Buffalo Bills won multiple Super Bowls.) So when images of LeBron's championship shoes leaked while the Finals were still going on, no one should have batted an eye. But that "2-TIME CHAMPION" insole was still a bit jarring, especially since the Spurs seemed to have the upper hand. But the Heat wrested back control, and it just became another chapter in LeBron's ongoing tale.

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