Like kids sticking their palms out to hesitant ninongs and ninangs, it has become a tradition for Nike to annually release special Christmas-inspired colorways for their high-profile basketball silhouettes.
This year, Lebron James's futuristic LeBron XII will be getting a frosty, Grinch-green treatment, called the "Akron Birch":
The shoe announces that it is a unique snowflake...by literally putting a snowflake on its tongue's strap insert:
The Black Red Mamba says hi with this patch sewn into the back of the tongue:
Last but not the least, Kevin Durant's chunky, strap-equipped KD 7 features a neat red-and-white combo with an emerald "KD" logo for good measure. Nope, milk won't be included in this package called the "Egg Nog":
The dotted green-and-white insole features a tiny dose of Durant trivia presented in grocery-advertisement form:
Cop or no cop? These Yuletide colorways will be worn on the court by Kobe, LBJ, and KD on their respective Christmas Day games, with a store release the following day.
In the Philippines, only Kobe's unit will be "officially" released. It has a price tag of P9,995. If you're looking to score the other shoes though, do check out the global Nike store when the shoes are finally unveiled.