Yesterday we informed you that the Nike Air LeBron “Akronite” was scheduled to release on October 15th, but little was known regarding the release and how and why it came about. Turns out that the “Akronite” pays homage to LeBron James himself. As he is considered to the the Akronite.

The “Akronite” speaks to the special relationship between LeBron and his hometown.

Check out the video above and let us know what you think.

via: Nike Basketball