This season, LeBron James has been taking benefit of the NBA’s relaxed sneaker guidelines to put on all kinds of unique colorways of his signature LeBron 16 sneaker. Nonetheless, for his return to Cleveland Wednesday night time, James dug deep into the archives, carrying a pair of sneakers extra related together with his house.

LeBron James breaks out a SVSM-themed LeBron 7 for his return to Cleveland, initially launched in 2009 to have fun the “Extra Than A Sport” documentary launch.

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The Air Max LeBron 7 “Extra Than a Sport” was launched in 10 totally different colorways, for every metropolis on the world tour the place the documentary about James and his teammates at St. Vincent-St. Mary Excessive Faculty in Akron, Ohio was screened. Every colorway featured a distinct picture from the documentary.

The eight-part docuseries, produced by UNINTERRUPTED and airing on ESPN+, will comply with LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s inconceivable journey from Akron to the worldwide stage. Watch on ESPN+

The pair on James’s ft for his first sport in Cleveland since signing with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer season appeared to be the Chicago colorway, although with out the “CHICAGO” lettering that may usually seem on the heel. The “Extra Than a Sport” theme was becoming, on an evening the Cleveland Cavaliers ran a video tribute that not solely highlighted James’s on-court accomplishments in a Cavaliers uniform, but additionally shined a highlight on his off-court work in the neighborhood — work that continued even after his departure from the Cavs. In truth, James paid a go to to his “I Promise” college in Akron, Ohio earlier than Wednesday’s sport.

The LeBron 7s weren’t the one pair of vintage sneakers on James’s ft Wednesday night time — he was noticed within the LeBron 8s throughout pregame warmups.

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