Although the Los Angeles Lakers were eliminated from the 2020-21 NBA playoffs, LeBron James still has a huge summer ahead of him when his new film Space Containment 2 will be released in theaters. The four-time NBA champion will also debut his new Nike basketball sneakers in the film. On Tuesday, James took to social media to promote his movie as well as the new shoes he’ll be wearing in the new Space Jam movie.
New Space Jam release date: When will the new LeBron James movie be released?
LeBron James’ new movie Space Jam: A New Legacy hits theaters on July 16, 2021, and with it, his new shoe: the Nike LeBron 19. As James joins forces with Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Tunes, he’ll be dressing up in a new set of shoes on the court of basketball. The Lakers star showed off the new shoes he’ll be wearing in the film. In the USA, the film will be available on HBO Max for 31 days from theatrical release.
The LeBron 19 Space Jame Shoe features a dual-chamber Air Max unit in the heel and a new Zoom Air unit in the forefoot for a reliable underfoot ride for James. According to Nike Basketball shoe designer Jason Petrie, the new platform was inspired by the futuristic magic behind the film.
The LeBron 19 Space Jam shoes also take on a unique, futuristic design not usually seen before in a basketball shoe, with inspiration from themes from the movie, according to a statement. Jason Petrie, Senior Footwear Designer at Nike, described what the shoe exemplifies. “A whole new technology, a new expression that’s here to really perform for LeBron on and off the court, but also show you an expression you’ve never seen before from Nike and LeBron,” Petrie said.
Inspired by the futuristic magic of Space Jam, the LeBron 19 features an otherworldly, space-age look.
— Nike Basketball (@nikebasketball) June 8, 2021
How to buy Nike LeBron 19 Space Jam shoes? LeBron 19 Shoes Release Date
Fans can expect the Nike LeBron 19 Space Jame shoes to release in July 2021 at select retailers and Nike.com. The shoe also introduces a new generation of fans to the world of Looney Tunes, with colorways and graphic treatments that highlight different characters.
LeBron 19 Space Jam price: How much will the new Nike Space Jam shoes cost?
The retail price of the Nike LeBron 19 Space Jam shoes is set at $200. There will be toddler and adult sizes available upon release.