Nike Basketball presents the Elite Series "Hero" Collection featuring a new team of Elite sneakers embodying their NBA superhero counterparts in LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Durant. Amplified hues and innovative technology set these sneakers apart from the mundane. An external cage and Hyperposite protection is added to the LeBron 11 Elite with a "Laser Crimson" colorway. Kobe Bryant's Kobe 9 Elite is revisited with a "Wolf Grey" pop art inspired palette, while the new KD VI Elite introduces a "Turbo Green" perforated upper. The Nike Basketball 2014 Elite Series “Hero” Collection is set for a May 9th release at Nike and select retailers.